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For the trait in The Sims 3, see Genius (The Sims 3).
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Genius is an emotional trait available in The Sims 4.

"These Sims tend to be Focused, can Share Ideas with other Sims, and may become upset if they haven't improved their Mental Skills for some time."


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  • Genius Sims will randomly get the "Feeling Focused" moodlet.
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  • Genius Sims will get the "Unchallenged" moodlet if they haven't used mentally-stimulating interactions.
  • Genius Sims can "Share Brilliant Ideas" and "Reveal Brilliant Invention" to other Sims.
  • Genius Sims have a chance of a 'Eureka Moment' while showering or bathing that gives a small amount of skill for a random skill they already have.
  • Genius Sims get a new interaction 'Solve Hard Problems' that helps them build Logic skill.
  • Genius Sims get a new idle where they appear to be pondering / solving problems.
  • Genius Sims will prefer 'cerebral' activities like Chess over other more trivial Fun actions.

Genius Sims[]

Jacques Villareal, Elsa Bjergsen, Victor Feng

See also: Category:Geniuses (The Sims 4)