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The Bookworm Trait Guide

Bookworm Sims are interested and enjoying reading many books. Their favorite spots are probably the library or anywhere else they can get a book to read.

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Creating a Bookworm Sim

The bookworm trait is beneficial for players that want to get their Sim into an inspired mood quickly while raising the fun bar by simply having a Sim read a book.

Complimentary Traits

Any trait that is designed to get the Sim into an inspired mood is perfect to use with the bookworm trait. These traits include:

  • Art Lover
  • Creative
  • Foodie
  • Music Lover

Any aspiration trait that helps Sims become inspired or build creative skills are perfect to use with this trait. These include:

  • Creatively Gifted
  • Expressionistic
  • Muser
  • Potion Master
  • Quick Learner
  • Webmaster

Reward Traits

There is only one reward trait a Sim should have if they have the bookworm trait. The reason is because the Sim will finish reading the book faster. That trait is:

  • Speed Reader

Aspirations

There is only one aspiration that requires books to be read. That aspiration is:

  • Renaissance Sim

Careers

Sims with the bookworm trait gain faster career progression in the following careers:

  • Writer

Skills

Any skill that can be boosted with an inspired Moodlet will benefit from the bookworm trait. These skills include:

  • Cooking
  • Gourmet Cooking
  • Guitar
  • Mixology
  • Painting
  • Photography
  • Violin
  • Writing

Bookworm Trait Description

The official description from the trait states:

These Sims gain powerful Moodlets from analyzing Books and can Discuss Books in unique ways.

When you first perform an action with a creative Sim you get a notification that more insight on the trait. It reads:

[Sim’s Name] is a Bookworm. Bookworms are Inspired by Books and love to discuss them with other Sims.

Analyzing Books

Sims with the bookworm trait gain additional fun when reading books. When they analyze books, they have a chance of getting an inspired Moodlet. Sims can analyze any book in the game.

Discussing Books

Sims with the bookworm trait get two special social interactions designed to help build friendship levels quicker.

Socials

There two special socials available for bookworm Sims allow Sims to make Friends with other Bookworms Sims faster. They include:

  • Friendly > Discuss Favorite Authors
    • Small relationship gain with Sims who do not have the bookworm trait
    • Large relationship gain with Sims who do have the bookworm trait
    • Medium gain to social need
  • Friendly > Discuss Latest Book
    • Small relationship gain with Sims who do not have the bookworm trait
    • Medium relationship gain with Sims who do have the bookworm trait
    • Medium gain to social need
    • Discover Sim has the bookworm trait

Moodlets

Bookworms only gain one Moodlet. This is:

MoodletDescription
Inspired +2
4 hours
Intriguing Book
(from analyzing book)
Bookworms get a lot of inspiration from a well written book.

Trait Related Whims

The trait comes with a good number of whims. These whims include:

WhimPoints
Analyze a Book25
Buy a Bookshelf50
Finish Reading a Book50
Read Something25
Play Dolls with a Toddler25
Read a Toddler Book to [Sim’s Name]25

Missed Opportunities

  • Whims for specific book types
  • Negative Moodlet from not reading books
  • Stronger Moodlet from analyzing books
  • Discover Sim has the bookworm trait when discussing favorite authors with them
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Published by Ruby Sykes

I am just a Sim trapped in a world of other Sims.

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