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Genius is a mental trait in The Sims 3. It is first available at birth. It actually conflicts with Stupid trait, but has been scrapped due to same to Absent-Minded trait.

Geniuses are logical thinkers, masters of chess and excellent hackers. They savor pursuits of the mind.


  • Sim will learn the Logic skill much faster than other Sims.
  • Geniuses learn every skill more quickly than others do![citation needed]
  • Sim enjoys playing chess and will improve at it quickly.
  • When a Sim in the household dies Genius Sims can "Play Chess for [Sim's Name]'s life."
  • Sim can solve crazy mathematical problems on the computer for cash.
  • Genius Sims will do better at Law Enforcement, Science and Medical careers. [citation needed]
  • Genius Sims will autonomously 'Contemplate' their surroundings. This may sometimes incur the Fascinated moodlet for 3 hours.
  • Genius Sims can earn money every 20 minutes while Hacking, instead of every 30 minutes.
  • Genius Sims can create pixelized paintings using Paint Stylized Still-Life.
  • Genius Sims can initiate 'Deep Conversations' at any point in a relationship and they enjoy them more.
  • Provides a bonus to Sims writing in the Science Fiction genre.
  • Provides a bonus to Sims writing in the Mystery genre.
  • NPCs with this trait are attracted to the following lot assignments: Library.

Related Skills

Possible Lifetime Wishes

  • Chess Legend
  • Perfect Mind/Perfect Body
  • Renaissance Sim
  • The Tinkerer

Genius Sims

Examples of premade Geniuses:
Cycl0n3 Sw0rd, Blair Wainwright, Boyd Wainwright, Susan Wainwright, Ethan Bunch, Jamie Jolina

See also Category:Geniuses

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