Lot Trait The Sims 4 lot type as of Patch 42, introducing lot traits
A lot trait is a feature for The Sims 4, introduced with patch 42. Residential lots, as well as apartments[TS4CL] and most venues, can be assigned lot traits that impact gameplay on that specific lot, such as increasing skill and relationship gains, or enabling random events to occur.
Each lot can be assigned up to three traits. Several apartments in San Myshuno feature locked traits which cannot be changed or removed, as well as traits that are exclusive to only these specific lots.
The game features 38 lot traits. 9 are available in the base game. 18 traits are added with City Living expansion pack.Vampires adds 3 lot traits, all related to the primary theme of the game pack. Cats & Dogs adds 6 lot traits related to pets. Jungle Adventure adds 2 more lot traits related to jungle vacationing. There are also 7 lot traits in the base game that are locked and cannot be assigned to a lot in any manner, and are thus unused and 3 more locked traits added in City Living.
The quality of light here makes Painting and Photography much easier to master.
50% boost to painting and photography skill gains. Sims receive an inspired moodlet while painting.
Oodles of fresh air make for a bracing environment to exercise.
50% boost to fitness and wellness skill gains. Sims receive an energized moodlet while exercising.
A home lot with this trait deters all but the most determined visitors (It has little effect on commercial venues).
No Sims will visit the lot, unless invited by the household.
More teens will hang out in the neighborhood that surrounds this lot. You'll spot them roaming around and loitering in the streets, as teens are known to do. It's a good opportunity for teens in your household to meet new friends their own age!
Teenager Sims will visit the lot more often than usual.
This lot isn't connected to electricity or plumbing (meaning no utility bills either). Talk about natural living!
Most electronics and plumbing objects will not work on the lot, apart from a select few (identified by their build buy descriptions). No bills for the lot if it's a residential lot. Candles wil continue to work.
This lot embraces an open, natural lifestyle empowering visitors to shed strict material conventions and prudish societal moors... also their clothes.
Various sims will visit the lot in the nude. Sims with the childish trait will not get naked, however.
Food prepared in this kitchen just seems to taste better and usually comes out better quality.
After preparing food, Sims will receive the "Inspired Chef" inspired moodlet that lasts for 2 hours.
Occasionally there's a minor tremor here. Probably nothing to worry about...
The lot will randomly experience mild earthquakes, causing Sims to become tense and objects to break.
The local school is great! Kids seem to get high grades and usually do better at homework.
30% boost to school performance. 25% of Child or teen Sim receiving the "Quality Education" confident moodlet before school.
The Mean Vibe makes it easier to get other Sims angry with Mean or Mischief interactions.
Sims will gain the "Mean Vibes" angry moodlet when using mean or mischief interactions.
The artsy vibe makes this a great place to be creative. Painting, Writing and Woodworking usually comes out better quality.
Sims will receive craft-related whims more often, and will output significantly higher-quality crafted objects.
The beautiful scenery really makes this place uplifting. When the sun goes down, Sims may get Energized, Happy or Inspired.
At 6:00 pm Sims on the lot will receive an energized, happy, or inspired moodlet that will last until 6:00 am.
Lots of things seem to go wrong in this Apartment.
Sims will often feel uncomfortable or tense, may experience random bladder failure, pain or dizziness, and are more likely to die from electrocution and exhaustion. The lot will also experience fires more frequently, and food will spoil faster.
Sims have a chance to get nauseous when eating, drinking, or using the bathroom.
33% of Sim becoming nauseous when eating, drinking, or using the toilet on a lot with this trait.
Stuff breaks here a lot. It's like there are tiny goblins that come out at night and smash things...but that's ridiculous, right?
Objects may break while Sims on the lot are asleep. However, no actual creatures will appear breaking things.
Sims often find loose change around the place. It's like there's a secret money fairy or something.
Sims may find small amounts of Simoleons while cleaning, napping, rummaging, etc. Occasionally the Sim will also receive the "Penny Pixies" happy moodlet upon finding money.
Parties just seem to go well at this place. Meeting Social Event goals becomes much easier.
Social event objectives are easier to fulfill, and the effect of all friendly and romantic social interactions are boosted during these events.
From clogged sewers to grimy counters, this place seems to get dirty really quickly.
Objects will become dirty at double the usual rate.
Locals say this place is haunted. Pah! What do they know?
At 10:30 pm, ghosts will appear on the lot and wreak havoc.
Romantic aura makes it easier to get other people in the mood for LURVE!
Sims may receive the "Feelin' Lucky!" flirty moodlet when using romantic social interactions. This moodlet will increase the success of romantic interactions with other Sims.
Gardening just seems to go really well here.
Increases the rate of plant growth.
Kids just seem to learn faster here.
Child Sims and adult Sims with the childish trait receive the "Child's Play"/"Inner Child Play" playful moodlet when using children's objects.
On Ley Line
Full of funky fertile earth energy, twins are born here more often than not.
Boosts the chances of a Sim conceiving twins.
Broken things just seem to get mended overnight. It's as if kindly Gnomes watch over the place...
Objects may be magically repaired while Sims on the lot are asleep. However, no actual gnomes will appear repairing objects.
These traits are locked to specific apartments and cannot be changed or removed, nor can they be assigned to other lots. The cheap, pricey and low deposit traits are not used, and are therefore inaccessible within the game.
Rent is cheaper than average for this Apartment.
No effect. This trait is unused. Despite the description, an apartment's rent cost is fixed and is not actually affected by the trait.
The beautiful views are sure to lift anyone's spirits.
Sims receive the "Fantastic View" energized moodlet when within range of an exterior-facing window.
The Landlord has one rule - the Inspirational plaque dedicated to a famous historical resident can never be removed or sold.
The lot contains a plaque that cannot be moved or removed. Viewing the plaque grants the Sim the "Historical Location" inspired moodlet.
The neighbors live life to the max. There's often a party going on.
The lot is more likely to receive disruption from neighbours.
The deposit for this apartment is suspiciously low...
No effect. This trait is unused. Despite the description, an apartment's deposit cost is fixed and is not actually affected by the trait.
A great place to practice your Handiness skills!
The apartment will randomly experience issues such as power outage, burst pipes, roaches, mice, and bad smells.
Rent is higher than average for this Apartment.
Sims living on the lot receive the "Only the Finest" happy moodlet indefinitely. This trait is unused. Despite the description, an apartment's rent cost is fixed and is not actually affected by the trait.
A flirty vibe radiates from the beautiful fireplace in this apartment. The Landlord won't allow this fireplace to be removed or sold.
The lot contains a fireplace that cannot be moved or removed. Sims within range of the fireplace receive the "Flirty Fire" flirty moodlet.
The rent for this apartment includes maid service.
A maid will arrive each weekday to clean the apartment, free of charge.
Maybe it's the insulation or maybe the neighbors are very polite. Either way, it's never noisy here.
The lot is less likely to receive disruption from neighbours.
This residence is listed on the Celebrity Home Tours, granting increased fame gain, restricted access, and awe amongst welcomed visitors. Beware though! Those who live here but aren't actually very famous will be considered posers!
While anyone can live in homes with this trait, only celebrities are allowed to visit (if they are strangers). Non-celebrity Sims living there will sometimes get an embarrassed moodlet, being considered posers.
Hottest Spot in Town
A place for the Superstars, the VIPs, those who've achieved victory over the commonplace! After all, who else could afford these hyperinflated lot prices? Not you... no. But at least, the Starlight Accolades can only happen on Lounges with this trait.
Prices are doubled for all buyable goods, such as food and drinks. Restaurants with this trait have a §50 fee to be seated at a table. The Starlight Accolades awards show can only take place at lounges with this trait.
At least your Sims can say they 'went here before it was cool.' Also, cheap drinks and eats for the super famous! Even better, Meet a Celebrity events can only happen on Lounges with this trait.
Celebrities get discounts on buyable goods. Meet a Celebrity events can only take place at lounges with this trait.
Ancient Island spirits inhabits this lot, visiting frequently. How will your sims choose to interact with them?
Haunted spirits will frequently occupy the lot's objects.
This lot is near an active volcano! Beware of earthquakes, steam vents and occasional lava bombs.
Similar to the "Quake Zone" trait, small and large volcanic eruptions will happen randomly. During an eruption, the ground shakes and lava bombs will rain onto the lot. Sims can touch the bombs (risking dying by fire) or wait for it to cool. Steam vents from cracks on the ground can also happen.
A great place to enhance one's mind in pursuit of higher education. Not only will Sims complete their homework faster, but they can study longer without getting mentally exhausted. They'll also enjoy a slight bonus to all skill building.
University students, children and teens will study and do homework faster, and all Sims will receive a small boost to skill building.
University Student Hang Out
This spot has great prices on food and drink, so the university students are sure to flock to it.
Food and drinks are cheaper, and university students will visit the lot more often.