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The Sims 3

Trait mooch.png
Mooch is a social trait and a hidden skill in The Sims 3.

Moochers can mooch food and money from their neighbors who for the most part just go along with it.

Attributes[edit | edit source]

  • A Sim with mooch trait can mooch cash and food directly off other Sims.
  • When visiting other Sims' lots, the Sim can mooch food from the host's fridge!
  • Some Sims may not respond well to the Sim's mooching. Acquaintances will state refusal, while a Sim that particularly dislikes the mooch will glare back at them angrily.
  • It is more difficult for Sims to mooch off a Sim with the Frugal trait.

Unlocked interactions[edit | edit source]

  • Mooching Sims can "Mooch Food" from neighbors' fridges.
  • Can "Mooch Food" from other Sims at any level of Mooch skill. Provides the mooch a quick meal on the go. This interaction will often succeed unless the mooch has a poor relationship with the target.
  • Can "Mooch Small Amount Of Money" if Mooch skill is at level 6 or less.
  • Can "Mooch Large Amount Of Money" at any level of Mooch skill.
  • Sims with a very high Mooch skill of level 7 or more can "Mooch Absurd Amount Of Money", which can provide a huge amount of money if the interaction succeeds.

Player Notes[edit | edit source]

  • The amount of money that the player mooch and if the Sim's mooching is successful or not depends on many factors. For example, having a high relationship with the target Sim will usually increase the chance of a mooching being successful, and it may also increase the amount of money that the Sim gets.
  • Mooches are more likely to autonomously dumpster dive.
  • Mooches strongly benefit from undertaking a Business major while studying at college.[TS3:UL]
  • Success rate and mooch magnitude depends on:
    • The household funds of the mooch.
    • The relationship score the mooch has on the other Sim.
    • The mooching Sim's independent skill. This is levelled up as the Sim mooches and mooches.

Moochers[edit | edit source]

Tamara DonnerBert Alto, Olive Kipling, Dennis Racket.

See also: Category:Moochers

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