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The Sims 3: Supernatural

Brooding is a social trait introduced with The Sims 3: Supernatural. It conflicts with the Excitable trait and is first available as a teen.

Brooding Sims often can't help themselves from contemplating the riddles, mystery, and meaning of life. Sometimes the weight of these incredibly deep thoughts can become a distraction, and can actually slow down the creative process slightly.

Attributes[edit | edit source]

  • Brooding Sims learn Painting, Cooking, and Writing skills at 10% slower rate.
  • When having an argument with a Sim, Brooding Sims will get "Misunderstood" moodlet, and eventually they will wish to brood.
  • When losing a friend, Brooding Sims' social need will hit rock bottom and a want will appear to brood for 3 hours.
  • Brooding Sims take showers half the time longer than other Sims.

Special Interactions[edit | edit source]

  • Brooding Sims can take a brooding shower.
  • Brooding Sims can "Consider the Hollowness of Life" and "Contemplate the Meaning of Meaning" as self interactions. These will slowly raise the Sim's social and fun bars.
  • Similar to Neurotic Sims, Brooding Sims will often autonomously look out of windows in their home.
  • Brooding Sims can talk about feelings as a romantic interaction.
  • Brooding Sims cannot consider the hollowness of life in critical social need.
  • Brooding Sims can write Poetry genre without needing Writing skill level 7.
  • When mourning on a grave, Brooding Sims don't wail, but they will contemplate about the deceased.

Special Moodlets[edit | edit source]

Image Moodlet Name Notes
Misunderstood Brooding Sims will get this moodlet when they have a negative socialization with other Sims. Also appears when the social need is low.
Need To Brood Sims will occasionally wish to brood for several hours. Also appear when the social need is critical.

Examples of pre-made Brooding Sims[edit | edit source]

Count Snypes, Martin Bertiger, Rick Lugosi

See also: Category:Brooding Sims

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