How to become a mentor in The Sims 4

Learn how to mentor Sims in The Sims 4 and max out skills by teaching others.

How to become a mentor in The Sims 4
Published by Mason @ PC Game Spotlight 10 months ago


How to become a mentor in The Sims 4

Want to know how to become a mentor in The Sims 4? The mentoring feature allows Sims to share their knowledge and skills with others, helping them develop new skills or improve existing ones. Mentoring is a new feature introduced in the base game, so there's no need to download any DLC to use it.

Becoming a mentor is just one of the many ways you can help your Sims reach their goals in The Sims 4. If you want to help your Sims get ahead in life, we have guides on how to get free Sim cash and how to earn Sim rewards. Mentoring allows Sims to share their knowledge and improve or teach skills to others, such as painting, writing, or composing.

To become a mentor in The Sims 4, you first need to purchase the mentor trait. This costs 1,000 reward points, which you can earn by completing wants during normal gameplay. Once you've bought the trait, your Sim can mentor any other Sim as long as the other Sim has started out as a novice in the skill they want to learn.

To mentor another Sim, click on them and select the mentor option in the pie menu. You can only mentor skills that you've already mastered, with the exception of cooking, where experienced Sims can give cooking tips to boost sociability and skill points.

Cheats to make becoming a mentor easier

If you want to make becoming a mentor as easy as possible, you can use cheats. To do this, enter "testingcheats on" or "testingcheats true" into the command box. This enables cheats for the current gameplay session.

Here are some cheats to make the process of becoming a mentor easier:

These are the basic cheats to become a mentor, but there are many useful cheats to max out specific skills. If you want to learn how to max out a skill, enter the corresponding cheat code:

You can also use cheats to obtain reward points to buy the mentor skill:

Sims can also learn faster by being in the ideal mood for performing certain tasks. Here are the ideal moods for performing certain tasks:

Finally, there are moodlets that boost learning, such as 'Focused' and 'Inspired', so taking care of Sims' motives before studying or practicing will let them focus for longer periods.

That's everything you need to know to become a mentor in The Sims 4. If your Sim is struggling with learning a skill, there are many rewards in the store that can aid in skill learning. Here are some useful items:

By completing wants during normal gameplay, you can earn points to buy rewards from the store. The more expensive rewards offer greater proficiency, while the cheaper ones are still helpful.

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