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List of Moodlets
Needs Life Status Activities Surroundings Pet Moodlets



Icon Moodlet Name Effects Time Period From Description Notes EP
Moodlet feelingLucky.png Feeling Lucky +5 23 Hours Lucky Sims, Crystal Ball, Gambling, Spell Today is (Sim Name)'s lucky day. Who knows what good will happen? Having this moodlet has 0% chance of:
  • Having a burglar come to their house
  • Suffering a random failure while cooking and burning food
  • Having an appliance catch on fire when they've burned food
  • Having a birthday cake catch on fire when blowing the candles out
  • Spreading the fire when the Sim has caught on fire
  • Catching on fire when standing on a fire tile
  • Failing an upgrade
  • Having a bad failure (being shocked) when failing an upgrade
  • Breaking an object while using it
  • Getting electrocuted while repairing an object

Sims will also have twice the chance to get a raise and tenfold chance to have a good outcome in a career event.

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Moodlet feelingUnlucky.png Feeling Unlucky -5 23 Hours Unlucky Sims, Crystal Ball, Gambling, Spell Today is NOT (Sim Name)'s lucky day. Nothing good can come of this. Having this moodlet will have the following effect:
  • Twice as likely to have a burglar come to their house
  • Twice as likely to suffer a random failure while cooking and burn food
  • Twice as likely to have an appliance catch on fire when they burn food
  • Thrice as likely to have their birthday cake catch on fire
  • Twice as likely to spread the fire when they have caught on fire
  • 1.4 times as likely to fail an upgrade
  • Twice as likely to be shocked when failing an upgrade
  • Twice as likely to break an object while using it
  • Twice as likely to get electrocuted while repairing an object
  • 80% less likely to have a good outcome in a career event or opportunity
  • Half as likely to get a raise at work
  • Only given 20 minutes on the "On Fire" moodlet before burning to death
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Moodlet celebrated birthday.png Celebrated Birthday +40 1 Day Celebrating Birthday Birthday parties are the best! Only appears if Sims throw a birthday party and blow the birthday cake candle. Sims3 icon.png
Moodlet tranquil.png Tranquil +10 8 Hours Bubble Bath, Freaking Out Nothing can stress or anger Sims who have reached their happy place. Appears after Neurotic Sims freak out. Can also appear when Sims time travel with the time machine or cross the Floor Hygienator. Sims3 icon.png
Moodlet adrenalineRush.png Adrenaline Rush +15 3 Hours Socialization An Adrenaline Rush will keep this Sim pumped and running around everywhere for some time to come! Appears after Daredevils perform "Watch This!" interaction. Sims can gain fitness 1.5x with this moodlet. Sims3 icon.png
Moodlet IAmTheGreatest.png I Am The Greatest +25 8 Hours The Fox It doesn't really matter how you got there. Being at the top means being at the top; you are the best! From viewing The Fox career reward from reaching the top of Criminal career in Thief branch. Sims3 icon.png
Moodlet fulfilled.png Fulfilled +15 - 40 6 Hours Completing a Promised Wish The satisfaction of having a wish come to fruition feels great! The mood effect will stack by +5 for each fulfilled wish before the timer runs out. Sims3 icon.png
Moodlet fulfilled.png Very Fulfilled +75 1 Week Completing Lifetime Wish Everything is working out perfectly! Your Sim feels extra fulfilled! Sims3 icon.png
Moodlet winner.png Winner! +25 8 Hours Winning a Fight, Winning an Athletic Game Sims never tire of the thrill of victory. Losers will gain this moodlet every time they earn promotion. Sims3 icon.png
Moodlet nauseous.png Nauseous -25 2 Hours Spoiled Food, Meat Product, Plasma, Mummy Snack, Pregnancy (Sim Name) isn't feeling so hot. You may want to keep him/her around a bathroom. Can be caused by various reasons, including Vegetarians eating meat-contained products, non-Vampires drinking plasma-contained drink, or non-Mummies eating mummy snack. Also appears if Sims get pregnant. Sims will vomit after the timer expires. Can be prevented by having the Simmunity Lifetime Reward. Sims3 icon.png


Icon Moodlet Name Effects Time Period From Description Notes EP
Moodlet attractive.png Attractive +10 5 Hours Gussying Up When a Sim looks good, it's difficult for others not to notice. Wowza! Sim's attractiveness increases temporarily with this moodlet. Sims3 icon.png
Moodlet IAmBeautiful.png I Am Beautiful +10 4 Hours Admiring Self Recognizing beauty, even one's own, is just a benefit of vanity. Snobs only. Sims3 icon.png
Moodlet eyecandy.png Eye Candy +10 30 Minutes Being Nearby Eye Candy Sims (Sim Name) has this glow about them that other Sims just can't miss! Appears randomly when Sims are nearby another Sim with Eye Candy lifetime reward.


Icon Moodlet Name Effects Time Period From Description Notes EP
Moodlet firstKiss.png First Kiss +40 1 Day Kiss A Sim's first kiss can leave them glowing for a long time. Sims3 icon.png
Moodlet rejectedFirstKiss.png Rejected First Kiss -10 6 Hours Kiss Rejection It's sad when a Sim gets rejected for a first kiss. Very sad. A rejected Sim needs time to cool off before their social skills will be back on track. Sims3 icon.png
Moodlet great kisser.png Great Kiss +15 3 Hours Kiss Great kissers give amazing smooches. Both Sims will get this moodlet if one of them is a Great Kisser. Sims3 icon.png
Moodlet firstRomance.png First Romance +40 2 Days Socialization Love has bloomed for the first time. Could this be the real thing? Sims3 icon.png
Moodlet newlyEngaged.png Newly Engaged +50 1 Day Engagement Proposal With a ring on the finger, vows and true love aren't far behind. Sims3 icon.png
Moodlet rejectedProposal.png Rejected Proposal -30 6 Hours Engagement Rejection It hurts to propose and be rejected. The good news is that Sims can try again as many times as they like. Of course, each rejection will hurt just as much. Sims3 icon.png
Moodlet weddingDay.png Wedding Day +40 1 Day Wedding Sims love to celebrate this incredibly important day with a party... Just make sure everything goes to plan! Appears when Sims throw a wedding party. Sims3 icon.png
Moodlet missedWedding.png Missed the Wedding -30 1 Day Wedding It's a bad, bad, bad idea to miss the wedding. It takes two to tango, and your Sim missed the dance. Appears if the Sims don't get married in a wedding party. Sims3 icon.png
Moodlet fatherMotherOfBrideGroom.png Father / Mother of Bride / Groom +40 1 Day Wedding Seeing a daughter / son married makes a mother / father so proud. Appears on the parents of the bride and groom if they are present on the wedding party. Sims3 icon.png
Moodlet justMarried.png Just Married +50 2 Days Marriage Sims always enjoy the joyful period following the marriage. Let's hope the love lasts... Sims3 icon.png
Moodlet myLove.png My Love! +20 N/A Being around Spouse Sims in love swoon and flutter about like fool oblivious to the world around them. Appears when newlyweds are around their spouse after marriage that will last for 2 days. Sims3 icon.png
Moodlet betrayed.png Betrayed -50 1 Day Romantic Betrayal, BFF Getting a New BFF Sims in love swoon and flutter about like fool oblivious to the world around them. Sims' relationships will be greatly damaged when they're betrayed. -75 for Hot-Headed Sims Sims3 icon.png
Moodlet witnessedBetrayal.png Witnessed Betrayal -20 6 Hours Romantic Betrayal Witnessing the romantic betrayal of a loved one is quite devastating. Appears when Sims witness the romantic betrayal. Sims3 icon.png
Moodlet heartBroken.png Heart Broken -50 2 Days Breaking Up, Witnessing Death A broken heart is an affliction only time and tears can heal. Appears when Sims break up or see their loved one die. Sims3 icon.png
Moodlet witnessedDivorce.png Heartwrenching Scene -60 2 Days Breaking Up Witnessing a break up is truly heartwrenching. Hopefully the two Sims can reconcile and find new love elsewhere... Appears when Sims see their parents break up. +5 for Daredevils. Sims3 icon.png
Moodlet rejectedByEx.png Rejected by Ex -20 6 Hours Socialization Sims don't like getting rejected, especially by someone who used to like them. Sims will have less luck socializing while they stew over rejection. Appears when Sims are rejected while socializing with their ex. Sims3 icon.png

Pregnancy / Babies

Icon Moodlet Name Effects Time Period From Description Notes EP
Moodlet backache.png Aching Back -20 4 Hours Pregnancy An aching back is quite the nagging problem. A massage would surely help. Getting a massage will eliminate this moodlet. Sims3 icon.png
Moodlet pregnant.png Pregnant +20 2 Days Pregnancy The wonder of creating new life makes pregnancy an exciting time for most Sims. Appears when Sims discover they're pregnant until they give birth. Changes to "Baby Is Coming!" when timer is almost expired. Sims3 icon.png
Moodlet theBabyIsComing.png Baby Is Coming! N/A Until Sim gives birth Pregnancy Uh oh! The water has broken, contractions have started, and the baby is on its way! Get the mother to a hospital soon or sit tight until the baby arrives! Indicates that Sims are going to give birth. Sims can give birth at the hospital or just remain in place. Sims3 icon.png
Moodlet itsBoyGirlTwins.png It's a Boy +80 1 Day New Baby Bouncing baby boys are delightful additions to any family! Sims3 icon.png
Moodlet itsGirl.png It's a Girl +80 1 Day New Baby Gurgling baby girls are delightful additions to any family! Sims3 icon.png
Moodlet itsTwins.png It's Twins! +80 1 Day New Babies Wow, your Sims were lucky enough to have twins. Double trouble! Chance is rare for twins and very rare for triplets, higher with Fertility Treatment Lifetime Reward. Odds are even better when both parents have the Fertility Treatment. Sims3 icon.png
Moodlet itsTriplets.png It's Triplets! +80 1 Day New Babies Three babies! Hope your Sims wanted a big family. Sims3 icon.png
Moodlet cryingBaby.png Crying Baby -15 10 Minutes Crying Baby If the baby can't be quieted, it's best to get as far away as possible. Moodlet remains as long as there's a crying baby nearby. Sims cannot sleep with this moodlet, unless they're Heavy Sleepers. Sims3 icon.png
Moodlet dislikesChildren.png Dislikes Children -10 3 Hours Being around Children Some Sims just don't find children to be adorable bundles of joy. Appears when Sims who Dislike Children socialize or get near with children, toddlers, or babies. Sims3 icon.png
Moodlet negligent.png Negligent -30 2 Days Children Taken Away When a caregiver fails at his or her duty, everyone feels bad. Children need love and care! Appears if the social worker comes to take away children. Sims3 icon.png

Children / Teens

Icon Moodlet Name Effects Time Period From Description Notes EP


Icon Moodlet Name Effects Time Period From Description Notes EP
Moodlet learningFast.png Learning Quickly N/A N/A Expensive Stove (Sim Name) is picking up on this skill really quickly - how satisfying! Sims will learn Cooking skill faster, but this moodlet only lasts while the Sim is using the stove. Sims3 icon.png
Moodlet powerStudy.png Power Study N/A Until Sim leaves the library Library That quiet library atmosphere makes reading, studying, and working so much more efficient! Sims will gain career performance 1.5x faster when they work from home at the library. Sims3 icon.png
Moodlet educated.png Educated +10 3 Hours Taking a Class Exploring the local halls of culture and learning may teach even the most studious individual a thing or two. Appears from taking a class in a rabbit hole. Sims3 icon.png
Moodlet honorStudent.png Honor Student +25 1 Day Good Grades Hard work and a nose to the book pays off with the satisfactory acceptance into the Honor Roll. Sims3 icon.png
Moodlet failing.png Failing -40 18 Hours Bad Grades Having to stare at a failing grade on a report card just stings. Homework completion and a good mood will improve marks. Sims3 icon.png
Moodlet detention.png Detention -20 4 Hours School Aww shucks! Nobody likes spending time in detention! Sims get detention from sleeping in class, not doing their homework, copying homework, or slacking off for too long. Sims must stay 2 hours after school. Can negatively affect those with part-time jobs. Sims will miss the afterschool activity if they have one at the time. Sims3 icon.png

Pets / Animals

Icon Moodlet Name Effects Time Period From Description Notes EP
Moodlet snakekiss.png Snake Kiss +20 2 Hours Snake Charming Only the most talented and daring snake charmers are able to attempt to kiss the deadly snake atop it's head and succeed! Occasionally after level 4 of Snake Charming hidden skill, Sims will attempt to kiss the snake from the snake charming basket. A kiss from King Cobra will give +35 mood and cure Sims from Mummy's Curse. Sims3EP01 icon.png