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Santa Claus
Name Santa Claus
Gender Male Male
The Sims Livin' Large
Santa Claus Body TS1
Age TS3-Adult Adult
Life state CAS Human icon Sim
Hair color TS2 Grey Hair Grey
Skin color Skin-light Light
Body shape Fat Fat
Other Information
Game The Sims: Livin' Large
Playability NPC
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Santa Clause (The Sims 2)
Age TS3-Adult Adult
Life state CAS Human icon Sim
Zodiac sign Cancer Cancer
Aspiration  Knowledge
Hair color TS2 Grey Hair Grey
Eye color TS2 Dark Blue Eyes Dark Blue
Skin color Skin-light Light
Body shape Thin Thin
Other Information
Game The Sims 2 Happy Holiday Stuff Icon The Sims 2: Holiday Party Pack
Playability NPC

Santa Claus (or Santa Klaus[TS2:HHS]) is an NPC from The Sims: Livin' Large, The Sims 2: Holiday Party Pack The Sims 2: Happy Holiday Stuff and The Sims FreePlay that may appear on a Sim's lot and leave presents.

The Sims: Livin' Large

In The Sims: Livin' Large, if a Sim prepares a plate of cookies near a Christmas tree and a fireplace, and if all of the Sims in the household are asleep by midnight (not including pets), Santa will appear at around 3:00 AM. When Santa comes the buy mode and build mode options are not available (much like when a fire or burglary occurs). He will only appear when all the Sims in the household are asleep. Like the burglar, he does not have any social interactions, and Sims will not be able to interact with him. Santa will leave a "present" for each member of the household. Sims can unwrap these for Fun, but they will not actually contain anything. However, Santa will also leave a real present for the household, and those presents range from chess sets to televisions.

The Sims 2: Holiday Party Pack

With The Sims 2: Holiday Party Pack or The Sims 2: Happy Holiday Stuff, Santa Claus (the game spells it as Santa Klaus) will appear if there is a Christmas tree on the lot and Santa cookies were baked. Children can meet him, and he will leave one present. If there are cookies left for him to eat he will leave a good present, otherwise he will leave coal. A downside is that he will use the toilet constantly. The first time a Sim interacts with Santa Claus, they will instantly become best friends, even though he will not appear in the relationships panel and cannot be called using the phone. Oddly, in his in-game image he looks a lot like Father Time and the Therapist, whereas in-game he has a completely different face. Despite having grey hair, he has the appearance of an adult, and has an adult male voice, provided by voice actor Stephen Kearin.

Making him selectable, adding him to a family, or doing anything with him outside of his designated purposes will cause game corruption, as his character file is located in the H05.bundle.package file, and is the same for all neighborhoods. A much safer way to play as Santa is to create him in CAS, as his hair, beard and outfit are available there, as well as his face paint. However, he has a very different facial structure than any of the default faces which requires lots of skill and precision to recreate.

An exact replica of the Therapist who has the same facial structure as Santa can be downloaded here. This will save players the trouble of replicating Santa's facial structure. When viewing Santa's character data in SimPE, his personality and interests will appear blank. It is strongly not recommended to add him to a playable household using cheats, as it can cause game corruption.

Do not attempt to add Santa Claus to a household, or try to turn him into a supernatural creature, such as a vampire or a werewolf. Doing so can cause game corruption, fixed only by uninstalling and reinstalling the game.

The Sims FreePlay

Santa in The Sims Freeplay no longer delivers presents in-game. Players can build a relationship with him though. The only adult interactions with him are "Be Nice" and "Bro Hug". Only adults can build relationships with him.


Cancer - Big
Sloppy 05 Neat
Shy 05 Outgoing
Lazy 05 Active
Serious 05 Playful
Grouchy 05 Nice
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Genetic personality
Santa's genetic personality is that of a standard object NPC: 0 neat, 0 outgoing, 0 active, 0 playful, 0 nice. It has been noted that he has no personality points when viewed in SimPE.


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