Hidden Skills for Adults
Adults also have many of these secret skills that they can work on in addition to the regular skills that show up in The Sims 3 skill journal.
Collecting does show up in the skill journal, but it doesn’t show what skill level your Sims are. This skill goes up to level 10, and it helps to determine if your Sim has a good chance of capturing a butterfly or bug. It also helps them find collectables faster.
Chess goes with the logic skill, but playing chess at a chess table also has a hidden skill that goes up to level 10. This will help determine if a Sim will win a game when playing against another Sim.
Hacking is something that computer loving Sims enjoy doing. Your Sim needs to have the “Computer Whiz” trait to be able to do this skill. Sims with this trait can hack on their computer and earn extra money for doing so. This skill goes up to level 10.
Sims that have the “Mooch” trait also learn how to mooch off of other Sims, and this skill goes up to level 10 as well. The better they are at this skill, the more likely other Sims will be to give them larger amounts of money.
Dancing is a really fun skill for Sims to learn and show off at The Sims 3 clubs. The dancing skill goes up to level 10 and can be learned when a Sim dances alone to music. You’ll notice them doing new dance moves and see general improvement in their dancing quality.
Sims that enjoys playing Foosball can learn this skill, and it goes up to level 10. This skill helps to determine who will win a game.
In “The Sims 3: World Adventures,” there are more of the secret skills available for Sims to learn that are exclusive to this expansion pack. The “Diving” skill goes up to level 5 and is increased by a Sim using dive wells in tombs. “Snake Charming” goes up to level 10 and can be learned by charming snakes in Egypt.
In “The Sims 3: Ambitions,” there are more of these secret skills. Sims can learn the “Consignment” skill by selling items at the consignment store which will increase the amount of money they earn from selling items at the store. The “Tattooing” skill also goes up to level 10, and Sims can learn this by giving other Sims tattoos. The “Styling” skill goes up to level 10 and is increased by giving a makeover or from using the drafting table.
In “The Sims 3: Late Night,” the secret skills involve having fun with bar type games. The Sims 3 hidden skills of playing with the Arcade Machine, Bubble Blowing, Darts, and Shuffleboard all goes up to level 10 and Sims get better at the skill by playing with them more often.