The Sims 4 Aspirations Guide – How to Complete Every Stage

By   /   Sep 4, 2014

In The Sims 4, during Create-A-Sim section, you’ll not only personalize the appearance of your Sim, but also assign different aspirations. These aspirations are not locked in during the character creation, and can be changed at any time to offer more flexibility.

For more help on The Sims 4, read our Emotions and Moodlets, Satisfaction Points and Skills Level Up Guide.

The Sims 4 Aspirations

Leveling up aspiration is important because it not only awards Satisfaction Points, but also different traits. Each aspiration is broken down into four stages and a Sim must meet different requirements to reach the next stage of an aspiration.

Read on to know everything about each aspiration – its rewards, traits, and requirements:

Athlete

Bonus Trait Reward: High Metabolism

Bodybuilder
Trait Reward: Long Lived

Basic Trainer
You need to work out for a total of eight hours and own two different pieces of exercise equipment to complete this stage.

Exercise Demon
To complete this stage, you need to jog for a total of ten hours, work out at three different lots, and push the limits for an hour.

Fit to a T
You must exercise for a total of fifty hours, reach level 6 fitness, and show off to fifteen different Sims to complete this stage.

Bodybuilder
To complete the last stage, you need to train fifteen different Sims at the gym, reach maximum body potential, and level 10 fitness.

Creativity

Bonus Trait Reward: Muser

Painter Extraordinaire
Trait Reward: Expressionistic

Ill at Easel
You must paint for a total of five hours while painting and paint 3 paintings to complete this stage.

Fine Artist
To complete this stage, you need to reach level 5 painting, make three emotional paintings, and sell a total of ten paintings.

Brushing with Greatness
You must see a total of thirty paintings, make ten excellent paintings, and your twenty-five paintings must be on display.

Painter Extraordinaire
To complete the last stage, you need to earn 1,000 by selling paintings, have a total of five masterpieces, and reach level 10 painting.

Bestselling Author
Trait Reward: Poetic

Fledge-linguist
You must write a total of two books and beat writer’s block to complete this stage.

Competent Wordsmith
To complete this stage, you need to write a total of five good books, write for three hours straight, and write for a total of fifteen hours.

Novelest Novelist
You must get a total of ten of your books published, write three excellent books, and reach level 7 writing to complete this stage.

Bestselling Author
To complete the last stage, you need to reach level 10 writing, write five bestsellers, and earn a total of 25,000 by writing books.

Musical Genius
Trait Reward: Piper

Tone Deaf
You must listen to music for a total of four hours and practice for six hours to complete this stage.

Fine Tuned
To complete this stage, you need to reach level 6 in any instrument, earn a total of 100 by playing, and serenade a sim.

Harmonious
You must reach level 8 in any instrument, compose a total of four songs, and earn a total of 1,000 from your own songs.

Musical Genius
To complete the last stage, you need to reach level 10 in any instrument, teach other Sims for a total of fifteen hours, and spend a total of hundred hours while playing.

Deviance

Bonus Trait Reward: Dastardly

Public Enemy
Trait Reward: Mastermind

Mostly Harmless
You must make three Sims hate you and do twenty-five mean acts to complete this stage.

Neighbourhood Nuisance
To complete this stage, you need to make a total of ten Sims to hate you, insult ten Sims, and make two of your neighbours hate you.

Criminal Mind
You must engage in a total of ten fights, become an adult, and reach level 4 criminal.

Public Enemy
To complete the last stage, you need to steal from twenty different Sims, announce five enemies, and become level 8 criminal.

Chief of Mischief
Trait Reward: Tormentor

Mostly Harmless
You must make three Sims hate you and do twenty-five mean acts.

Artful Trickster
To complete this stage, you need to reach level 5 mischief, do a total of five mischief acts while playful, and do voodoo a total of five times.

Professional Prankster
You must engage in a total of ten pranks, reach level 8 mischief, and hack three times.

Chief of Mischief
To complete the last stage, you need to hack a total of ten times, reach level 10 mischief, and clog drains of five different homes.

Family

Bonus Trait Reward: Domestic

Successful Lineage
Trait Reward: Vicarious

Readily a Parent
You must become an adult and spend a total of 1,000 on children things.

Caregiver
To complete this stage, you need to become a parent, play with your child for a total of twenty times, and read to him for a total of three hours.

Trusted Mentor
You must make your child maximize any skill, teach him for a total of three times, and make him receive an A grade in high school.

Successful Lineage
To complete the last stage, you need to teach your child for a total of ten times, help your child complete an aspiration, and make him reach maximum success in any career.

Big Happy Family
Trait Reward: Patriarch

Readily a Parent
You must become an adult and spend a total of 1,000 on children things.

Caregiver
To complete this stage, you need to read to your child for a total of three hours, become a parent, and interact with your child twenty times.

Loving Guardian
You must make your child befriend with five different Sims, befriend with three of your children, and adopt a child.

Big Happy Family
To complete the last stage, you need to make your child get married, have a total of four grandchildren, and befriend with four of your children.

Foodie

Bonus Trait Reward: Essence of Flavour

Master Chef
Trait Reward: Fresh Chef

Aluminium Chef
You need to cook a total of five excellent meals and make five large orders of grilled cheese to complete this stage.

Captain Cook
To complete this stage, you need to reach level 5 cooking, cook a total of ten meals, and receive a silver medal at a dinner party.

Culinary Artist
You must become an adult, reach level 5 cooking, and cook a total of eight excellent meals to complete this stage.

Master Chef
To complete the last stage, you need to cook a total of twenty excellent meals, cook five gourmet dishes, and reach level 5 in gourmet cooking.

Master Mixologist
Trait Reward: Potion Master

Bar Tenderfoot
You need to own a bar with 2 barstools and mix a total of twenty drinks to complete this stage.

Electric Mixer
To complete this stage, you need to mix a total of three excellent drinks, mix a total of ten drinks at a single event, and reach level 5 mixology.

Beverage Boss
You must become an adult, reach level 7 in Mixology, and roll in Mixology branch of the culinary career.

Master Mixologist
To complete the last stage, you need to mix a total of ten drinks while inspired, create a total of ten types of excellent drinks, and reach level 10 in Mixology.

Fortune

Bonus Trait Reward: Business Savvy

Fabulously Wealthy
Trait Reward: Shrewd

Going for not Broke
You must earn a total of 10,000 and have them reserved to complete this stage.

Learning Earning
To complete this stage, you must become an adult, have a total of 25,000 reserved, and reach level 5 in any career.

Well-off
You must earn a total of 75,000 and reach level 8 in any career.

Fabulously Wealthy
To complete the last stage, you need to earn a total of 200,000 and have 100,000 reserved.

Mansion Baron
Trait Reward: Thrifty

Estate of the Art
You must have fifteen art pieces and a home worth 50,000 to complete this stage.

The Great Landscaper
To complete this stage, you need to have a home worth 100,000 and buy landscaping of worth 5,000.

Home Renovator
You must have a home worth 200,000 and own a total of thirty windows.

Mansion Baron
To complete the last stage, you need to have a home worth 350,000 and own a total of twenty columns.

Knowledge

Bonus Trait Reward: Quick Learner

Renaissance Sim
Trait Reward: Professional

Prudent Student
You need to read a total of three books and reach level 4 logic.

Jack of Some Trades
To complete this stage, you need to become an adult, reach level 4 in four different skills, and reach level 2 in three different careers.

Pantologist
You must reach level 5 in five different skills and level 4 in two different careers.

Renaissance Sim
To complete the last stage, you need to reach level 8 in six different skills and level 6 in three different careers.

Computer Whiz
Trait Reward: Webmaster

With the Program
You must have electronics worth 3,000 and do programming for a total of ten hours.

Technically Adept
To complete this stage, you need to reach level 5 programming and play a video game for a total of two hours.

Computer Geek
You must become an adult, reach level 2 Tech Guru, and create a total of three different apps to complete this stage.

Computer Whiz
To complete the last stage, you need to reach level 5 Tech Guru, earn a total of 5,000 from gaming tourneys, and spend a total of 100 hours on the computer.

Nerd Brain
Trait Reward: Handy

Prudent Student
You must read a total of three books and achieve level 4 logic.

Erudite
To complete this stage, you need to reach a total of eight books, reach level 6 logic, and win a total of five chess games.

Rocket Scientist
You must own a rocketship, launch/upgrade a rocket a total of five times, and reach level 3 in Rocket Science.

Nerd Brain
To complete the last stage, you need to fix a total of fifteen objects, read a total of fifteen books, and reach level 10 logic.

Love

Bonus Trait Reward: Alluring

Serial Romantic
Trait Reward: Player

Amore Amateur
You must kiss a total of ten times and go on a total of two dates.

Up to Date
To complete this stage, you need to break up with two different Sims, achieve a Bronze medal on a total of three dates, and reach level 5 charisma.

Romantic Juggler
You must kiss a total of ten different Sims, build a romantic relationship with three different Sims at the same time, and reach level 8 charisma.

Serial Romantic
To complete the last stage, you need to earn Gold medal on five different dates, build a romantic relationship with a total of five Sims at the same time, and reach level 10 charisma.

Soulmate
Trait Reward: Companion

Amore Amateur
You must kiss ten times and go on a date twice.

Marriage Material
To complete this stage, you need to become an adult and get married to any of your BFF.

Love Handler
You must earn Silver medals on a total of two dates with your spouse, apologize to your spouse, and reach soulmate relationship with your spouse.

Soulmate
To complete the last stage, you need to perform a total of 200 romantic acts with your spouse as soulmates and earn a total of three Gold medals for dating your spouse.

Nature

Bonus Trait Reward: Collector

Freelancer Botanist
Trait Reward: Naturalist

Naturewalker
You must plant a total of ten times and water ten different plants to complete this stage.

Garden Variety
You need to harvest from a total of twenty different plants, evolve a total of ten plants, and reach level 5 gardening.

Nature Nurturer
To complete this stage, you need to graft a total of ten plants, fertilize a total of ten plants, and reach level 8 gardening.

Freelancer Botanist
To complete the last stage, you must have 10 happy plants at the same time, evolve a total of ten excellent plants, and reach level 10 gardening.

Angling Ace
Trait Reward: Angler’s Tranquillity

Fish out of Water
You must fish at a total of four different areas and catch a total of ten fish.

Hooked
To complete this stage, fish for a total of ten hours, catch a total of twenty fish, and reach level 4 in fishing.

Real Smart
You must reach level 7 in fishing, get a total of six great catches, and bowl a total of fifteen fish.

Angling Ace
To complete the final stage, you need to reach level 10 in fishing, fish for a total of 100 hours, and catch a total of twenty fish using bait.

The Curator
Reward Trait: Appraiser

Out and About
You need to collect a total of ten collectibles.

Gatherer
To complete this stage, you need to collect eight crystals, 8 frogs, and 4 fossils.

Treasure Hunter
You must breed a total of ten frogs, collect a total of ten elements, and send ten items to the Geological Council.

The Curator
To complete the last stage, you need to find a total of fifty collectibles, complete a collection, and find a total of five MySims figures.

Popularity

Bonus Trait Reward: Gregarious

Joke Star
Trait Reward: Hilarious

New in Town
You must make a total of five friends and introduce yourself to a total of ten Sims.

Stand-up Start-up
To complete this stage, you need to own a microphone, spend a total of ten hours making jokes, and perform a total of twenty funny interactions.

Funny Businessman
You must write a total of five comedy routines, earn a total of 2,500 from comedy routines, and reach level 5 comedy.

Joke Star
To complete the last stage, you need to reach level 10 comedy, perform a total of twenty comedy routines, and 100 funny interactions.

Friend of the World
Trait Reward: Beloved

New in Town
You must introduce yourself to a total of ten Sims and make a total of five friends.

Well Liked
To complete this stage, you need to befriend with two different neighbours, meet a new person in five different areas, and make a BFF.

Super Friend
You must have a total of twelve different friends, five good friends, and reach level 6 charisma.

Friend of the World
To complete the last stage, you need to have a total of five BFFs, reach level 8 charisma, and befriends with a total of twenty-five Sims.

Party Animal
Trait Reward: Perfect Host

New in Town
You must make a total of five friends and introduce yourself to a ten different Sims.

Welcoming Host
To complete this stage, you need to throw a total of five parties and earn three Silver medals on social events.

Sir Gala Had
You must attend a total of ten social events held at unique locations and earn three Silver medals for parties thrown by you.

Party Animal
To complete the final stage, you need to attend a total of twenty-five social events, throw a total of fifteen social events, and earn a Gold medal on three of your thrown parties.

Child Aspirations

Artistic Prodigy
Trait Reward: Creatively Gifted

Active Imagination
You must have an activity table and draw a total of three pictures while being inspired.

Daydreamer
To complete this stage, you need to tell a total of ten stories, reach level 5 creativity, and daydream twice.

Artistic Prodigy
You need to play any instrument for a total of ten hours, draw all picture types, and reach level 10 creativity.

Whiz Kid
Trait Reward: Mentally Gifted

Precocious
To complete this stage, you need to win a total of five chess games and have an adult read to you for a total of three hours.

Junior Scientist
You must read a total of three books, finish your homework twice, and reach level 5 in metal skill.

Whiz Kid
To complete the last stage, you need to score an A, brew a total of five emotion potions, and reach level 10 in mental skill.

Rambunctious Scamp
Trait Reward: Physically Gifted

Energetic
You must dance for a total of two hours and play on a jungle gym.

Agile Developer
To complete this stage, you need to practice typing thrice, play video games for a total of ten hours, and reach level 5 in motor skill.

Rambunctious Scamp
You must make it across the monkey bars a total of ten times, beat your high score in the typing game, and reach level 10 in motor skill.

Social Butterfly
Trait Reward: Socially Gifted

Chatterbox
To complete this stage, you need to make a friend and introduce yourself to a total of ten different Sims.

Popular Kid
You must complete a total of twenty funny interactions, make a BFF, and reach level 5 in social skills.

Social Butterfly
The final stage of the last aspiration of The Sims 4 can be completed by befriending with a total of three adults, befriending with five children, and reaching level 10 in social skills.