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Buffs are thoughts, emotions, and sensations that medieval Sims can experience. Most buffs affect a Sim's Focus, either positively or negatively, but some buffs have other effects or do nothing. A buff with a negative affect is also known as a "debuff". While some buffs only last for a limited amount of time, other buffs last for as long as the source of the buff is present. (e.g. "Nicely Decorated" for as long as the sim is in that room)

List of Buffs

This is a list of the known (and recorded) buffs in The Sims Medieval.

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Alcohol

Icon Buff Name Focus Effect Duration Game Description From Notes
Icon buzzed Buzzed +10 ?? <Sim> is feeling quite giddy after a few drinks. Let the mirth and frivolity commence! Brewing Will turn into Tipsy buff if drinking continues.
Icon tipsy Tipsy +20 ?? It all starts with just one sip... Drinking
  • Received if you stay drinking after receiving the Buzzed buff.
  • Will turn into Happy Drunk if drinking continues.
Icon happy drunk Happy Drunk +30 1 to 4 hours Drinking too much has put <Sim> in a merry mood.A little too merry... Drinking
  • Received if you stay drinking after receiving the Tipsy buff.
  • Will turn into Sloshed if drinking continues.
Buff-sad-drunk Sad Drunk -10 Drinking too much has put <Sim> in a sorry state. Will the misery ever end?
Icon sloshed Sloshed -30 1 to 3 hours Everyone has their limit, and <sim> is now quite beyond that. Better sleep it off, or at least find a safe place to pass out. Drinking
  • Received if you stay drinking after receiving the buff Happy Drunk.
  • Sloshed Sims will randomly throw up and pass out.
Icon hangover Hangover -15 12 hours Anyone that has had too much to drink the night before knows exactly how this feels... Drinking Received if you drink at night five or more drinks
Icon crisp ale Crisp Ale +20 2 hours Like a clear, sunny day in late autumn... Drinking Bloody Moss Wine
Icon hint of egg Hint of Egg +10 2 hours Was there a hint of egg in that drink? How delightful! Drinking Luffenting Wine
Icon musty wine Musty Wine No effect 4 hours I've had better. Drinking Wine Received from drinking plain wine.
Icon stale ale Stale Ale No effect 2 hours Blech! A stale ale. Drinking Ale Received from drinking plain Ale.
Icon mean drunk Mean Drunk No effect ?? Drinking While Mean Drunk, a Sim can start Fistfights with anyone, regardless of relationship.
Buff-wine-divine Wine Divine +20 4 hours Nectar of the gods! Drinking Hypocras.
Buff-feeling-festive Feeling Festive +20 Feeling full of festivity from fine food freshly fixed for frivolity. Drinking Feast Ale.
Buff-clean-ale Clean Ale +10 2 hours That's a clean-tasting ale!
Buff-great-wine Great Wine +10 4 hours A joy for a palete.
Buff-full-bodied-ale Full-Bodied Ale +40 2 hours That's a full-bodied ale. Drinking Honey Mead.
Buff-groggy Groggy -10 1 hour <Sim> is feeling a bit dazed and confused. Better lay off that grog for awhile. Drinking Mystic Grog.
Buff-bad-taste Bad Taste -5 1 hour Eating or Drinking some thing that's not quite right leaves a bad taste.

Aspect Specific

Icon Buff Name Focus Effect Duration Game Description From Notes
Icon befuddled Befuddled -10 3 hours <sim> is suffering from a lack of edumacation. Low Knowledge Appears occasionally if the knowledge of your kingdom is too low verify-values.
Icon watcher&#039;s charity Watcher's Charity +25 4, 8, or 16 hours (depends on value of donation) The Watcher smiles upon the kind and generous. Donating §50, §100, or §200 to charity.

Random event on the Road to the Village.

Requires high Culture to donate.
Buff-inspired Inspired +10 6 hours A brilliant flash of insight has inspired <Sim>!
  • High Kingdom Knowledge.
  • Listening to Echo on the well on High Knowledge Kingdom.
  • Random event while scrying.
Randomly occur in Kingdom with high knowledge.
Buff-feeing-unrefined Feeling Unrefined -10 6 hours <Sim> is feeling despair due to artistic and spiritual neglect. Low Kingdom Culture. Randomly occur in Kingdom with low culture.
Buff-feeling-refined Feeling Refined +25 24 hours Wow what a great kingdom.I feel so immersed in culture here! Very High Kingdom Culture. Automatically given to Heroes on starting of the quest on Culture Aspect Overflowed Kingdom.

Combat

Icon Buff Name Focus Effect Duration Game Description From Notes
Icon combat ready Combat Ready +10 11 hours <sim> is ready for combat!
Icon victorious Victorious! +15 12 hours The thrill of victory is always a welcome addition to a Sim's mood.
Icon defeat Defeat! -15 6 hours The agony of defeat can really bring a Sim down. Losing a Duel.
Buff-won-a-fistfight Won a Fistfight +15 12 hours Float like a pegasus, sting like a wyvern! <Sim> is the greatest! Winning a Fistfight
Buff-lost-a-fistfight Lost a Fistfight -10 12 hours Being on the losing end of a fistfight has a way of wrecking your mood. Just maybe. Losing a Fistfight
Buff-punched Punched -10 12 hours Sims generally don't like getting punched in the face. Next time, remember to duck! Participating in a Fistfight
Icon passed out Passed Out -5 Indefinite <sim> is incapacitated. Lost all stamina in a Duel.

Equipment

Icon Buff Name Focus Effect Duration Game Description From Notes
Icon doomed Doomed -50 Indefinite The curse of the Doomsword is such that its wielder feels the weight of the world and all that is wrong with it upon them. Having Doomsword drawn.
Buff-you-call-that-music You Call That Music? -5 1 hour That is some awful fiddle playing.I'd rather listen to a dragon snore or a banshee scream than hear one more note. Listening to Bad Fiddlin'
Buff-chinchilla-killer Chinchilla Killer! +0 Indefinite Time for some Furry Justice! Equipping Sir Bogia's Folly.
Buff-good-fiddlin Now That's Fiddlin! +20 1 hour Sawin' on a fiddle and playin' it hot, now that's some fiddlin' on the spot! Good Fiddlin' or listening to it
Buff-lovely-lute Lovely Lute +* 3 hours Melodious tunes strummed by a skillful Lute player can warm the heart and set the mind at ease. Listening to Good Lute Performing Focus can be vary depends on Lute type and Bard's Level.
Buff-epic-song Epic Song +* 3 hours Sometimes a song is performed so masterfully as to leave one greatly inspired and enlighten. Playing Lute Focus can be vary depends on Lute type and Bard's Level.
Buff-wearing-frogga-hat Wearing Frogga Hat +10 Indefinite You feel so silly wearing this hat that no talking frog could possibly be scared of you. Wearing Frogga Hat
Buff-moustachioed Moustachioed +1 Indefinite You are sporting an incredible moustache. Wearing Crab Moustache
Buff-wound-protection Wound Protection +5 3 hours <Sim> is protected from injury.Any wound inflicted upon him/her will have its damaging effects migiated. Wearing Knight's Plate
Buff-strength-of-peter Strength of Peter +50 Indefinite The ancient power within Angelstalon imbues its user with extreme focus. Having Angel's Talon drawn. This buff will expire once the dueling is over.

Food

Icon Buff Name Focus Effect Duration Game Description From Notes
Hungry Hungry 0 3 hours Your Sim's a wee bit peckish. The stomach growling isn't far behind. Low Hunger fulfillment. Becomes 'Very Hungry' after it expires.
Very Hungry Very Hungry -40 2 hours Gnawing hunger isn't a good feeling for Sims. Feed regularly to avoid. Very low Hunger fulfillment. Becomes 'Starving' after it expires.
Starving Starving -80 Allowing Sims to starve is quite cruel! Get <Sim> some food immediately to avoid an unnecessary death. No Hunger fulfillment. Sim dies if buff expires.
Bland Meal Bland Meal -5 6 hours What a thoroughly uninspiring meal. Eating Gruel
Buff-teasteless-treat Tasteless Treat No effect 3 hours Tastes kind of like sheep hoves... only worse. Eating Flat Bread
Buff-refreshed Refreshed +5 1 hour Cool, clean water is wonderfully revitalizing. Drinking Well Water
Good Meal Yummy Meal +5 6 hours What a yummy meal. Eating food with ingredients. Focus/duration might vary depending on meal
Good Meal Delicious! +15 4 hours Yummy food always hits the spot! Eating a meal from a Creative Cook
Buff-consecrated Consecrated +10 2 hours Drinking well water consecrated by a Jacoban Priest.
Buff-holy-water Holy Water +10 2 hours Drinking water blessed by The Watcher washes away the day's cares. Drinking well water blessed by a Peteran Priest.
Buff-unicornocopia Palatable Meal +10 12 hours A treat for the palate. Eating Spiced Venison
Buff-unicornocopia Delectable Meal +15 6 hours What a delectable meal!
Buff-flavorful-meal Flavorful Meal +15 12 hours Very flavorful. Eating Bear Steak - Large
Buff-tasty-treat Tasty Treat +20 3 hours That was a fairly tasty treat.
Buff-delightful-meal Delightful Meal +20 6 hours Delightful!
Buff-ambrosial-meal Ambrosial Meal +25 12 hours Food fit for a king! Eating Master Spiced Vension - Large. Meat Quest IV
Buff-unicornocopia Whale of a Meal +25 36 hours (or 72 with gastrobach) That was a whale of a good meal. Eating Whale Stew
Buff-unicornocopia Marvelous Meal +30 6 hours Maaaaarvelous! Eating Whale Soup
Cured Cured +5 Permanent <Sim> has been cured! It's great to be on the mend. Drinking well water medicated by a Physician Buff is permanent.
Buff-stuffed Stuffed No effect 3 hours <Sim> is stuffed and couldn't possibly eat any more food! Eating with maxed Hunger Sim gains a little weight when stuffed.
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Seafood Overloaded! +10 1 hour The bounty of the sea, happily occupying a large section of <sim>'s stomach Random event, Mermaid, while using boat. If you choose to harpoon her, you have a chance to get this buff and 5 Whale Meat
Buff-succulent-treat Succulent Treat +40 3 hours Yum! Such a succulent treat!
Buff-saccharine-meal Saccharine Meal +40 2 hours Almost sickly sweet. Eating Sweet Bear
Buff-divine-meal Divine Meal +50 6 hours Divine dining! Eating Master Sweet Porridge Meat Quest IV
Buff-unicornocopia Unicornucopia +75 24 hours Endangered flavors that taste so good it must be criminal. Eating Unicornucopia
Buff-delicious-dessert Delicious Dessert +60 2 hours What a delicious dessert! Eating Royal Custard.
Buff-heavenly-meal Heavenly Meal +80 2 hours That meal was heavenly! Eating Master versions of Apple Pie, Boar Stew & Hunter's Stew Meat Quest IV allows all heroes to unlock master recipes.

Health

Icon Buff Name Focus Effect Duration Game Description From Notes
Buff-fatigued Fatigued -5 3 hours. Too much physical exertion has left <Sim> exhausted. Overexertion, such as stamina loss from combat.
Buff-aching-back Aching Back -15 3 hours Carrying extra Sim around sure is hard on the back! Randomly appears on pregnant Sim.
Buff-first-aid First Aid +10 7 hours <Sim> is feeling much better now, thank you! Getting First Aid from a Physician
Buff-nauseous Nauseous -10 1 hour <Sim> is not feeling so good. Random events in the forest or also pregnant Sim Sims may throw up after this buff expires
Buff-woozy Woozy -25 2 hours <Sim> is woozy ffrom his/her operation. Losing too much blood on operation table.
Buff-singed Singed -10 12 hours Fire burns quickly, but it will burn a Signed Sim even faster, so avoid hot situations. Sims can't taking a bath or changing outfits until this buff expires.
Minor Scratch Minor Scratch -10 12 hours 'Tis merely a flesh wound. I've had worse!

Treat by visiting the Physician or applying health salves.
Injury in combat and events.
Buff-pixie-sting Pixie Sting -10 12 hours

An itchy, irritating, little red pixie sting.Stop scratching it!

Treat by visiting the Physician or applying health salves.

Fail on Random Events by the Forest.
Buff-trampled-by-elves Trampled by Elves -10 12 hours Someone got on the wrong side of an elf stampede! Fail on Random Events by the Forest.
Moderate Injury Moderate Injury -20 12 hours <Sim> got a bit roughed up after that last fight.

Treat by visiting the Physician or applying health salves.
Injury in combat and events. Becomes "Minor Scratch" after it expires.
Buff-major-laceration Major Laceration -30 12 hours Looks like <Sim> came out on the losing side after that latest round of "intense negotiations" Trying to stop the mob in village Random Events and fail. Becomes "Moderate Injury" after buff expires.
Injury, Animal, Minor Minorly Mauled -10 12 hours It's just a scratch, really. I've had worse. Failed hunts and events.
Injury, Animal, Minor Slightly Gored -10 12 hours Sometimes the bacon bites back... Failed hunts and events.
Injury, Animal, Moderate Moderately Mauled -20 12 hours Hmmm... maybe I really shouldn't be playing 'Tag' with a half-ton bear. Failed hunts and events. Becomes "Minorly Mauled" after it expires.
Injury, Animal, Moderate Moderately Gored -20 12 hours They say to take all things in moderation, even wild boar-wrestling. Failed hunts and events. Becomes "Slightly Gored" after it expires.
Buff-woundus-majorem Woundus Majorem -30 12 hours Ow, thatius hurtae! Failed hunts and events.
Buff-minor-magic-wound Minor Magic Wound -10 12 hours

Someone's been fighting with a wizard recently...

Treat by visiting the Physician or applying health salves.

Random Event on scrying.
Buff-moderate-magic-wound Moderate Magic Wound -20 12 hours

<Sim> is feeling the deleterious effects of being at the business end of a wizard's staff.

Treat by visiting the Physician or applying health salves.

Random Event on scrying. Becomes "Minor Magic Wound" after it expires.
Buff-major-magic-wound Major Magic Wound -30 12 hours

Magic isn't always pretty. Sometimes it even causes you to bleed profusely.

Treat by visiting the Physician or applying health salves.

Random Event on scrying. Becomes "Moderate Magic Wound" after it expires.
Icon unicorn horn wound Unicorn Horn Wound -40 12 hours That's what you get for messing with a unicorn.

Treat by visiting the Physician or applying health salves.
Trying to kill a unicorn in Random Events and fail.
Exposed to Sickness Exposed to Sickness 0 6 hours Your Sim has been exposed to a sickness! Socializing with an ill Sim. When this buff expires, the Sim will develop a random sickness.
Disease Buff Laughing Stock -20 12 hours

It's no laughing matter when you can't stop laughing. OK, maybe it is. Treat by visiting the Physician or drinking curative tonics.

Disease.
Slight Cold Slight Cold -10 6 hours The infection that once gripped <Sim> is now just a slight cold.
Treat by visiting the Physician or drinking curative tonics.
Disease.
Slight Cold Whistling Pixies -10 12 hours It's like a bug buzzing around in your sinuses... a very big, mischievous bug... with a magic wand. Disease.
Noxious Infection Noxious Infection -20 The disease suffered by <Sim> has turned into a Noxious Infection. Disease. Turns into "Slight Cold" after expiration.
Noxious Infection Twisted Tongues -20 12 hours <Sim> ith inthected with Twithted Tongueth. Disease. Turns into "Slight Cold" after expiration.
Buff-gut-rot Gut Rot -30 12 hours

<Sim> is diseased with Gut Rot. It's just as unpleasant as it sounds.

Disease. Can be infected from socialize to the infected sim.
Disease Buff Mind Warp -30 <Sim> is affected by Mind Warp. It's groovy, but NOT in a happening way. Disease. Turns into "Noxious Infection" after expiration.
Disease Buff Burning Loins -30 12 hours

<Sim> is suffering from Burning Loins. Canst thou quench the fire in thine own nether regions?

Treat by visiting the Physician or drinking curative tonics.

Disease. Turns into "Noxious Infection" after expiration.
Buff-virulent-disease Virulent Disease -30 12 hours.

The plague that once consumed <Sim> has become a virulent disease.

Treat by visiting the Physician or drinking curative tonics.

Disease.
Buff-magma-fever Magma Fever -40 12 hours

<Sim> is burning up from the Magma Fever. The next stage is outright melting.

Treat by visiting the Physician or drinking curative tonics.

Disease.
Buff-the-gorge The Gorge -40 12 hours

<Sim> is suffering the Gorge. No meal is safe!

Treat by visiting the Physician or drinking curative tonics.

Disease.
Buff-poison-pox Poison Pox -40 12 hours

<Sim> is plagued by Poison Pox. Oh, the scratching!

Treat by visiting the Physician or drinking curative tonics.

Disease.
Buff-plague Plague -40 12 hours <Sim> has contracted the Plague! Disease.

Icon Buff Name Focus Effect Duration Game Description From Notes
Know Your Audience Know Your Audience +20 4 hours Giving them what they want is a time-honoured tradition amongst poets and playwrights. Doing a good lute performance.
Buff-good-to-be-king Good To Be King/Queen +25 0.5 hours <Sim> feels good being the King/Queen. Being a Monarch with excellent leadership.
Hammer Tyme Hammer Tyme +5 Indefinite Ye shall not touch this! Hammering metal with the Blacksmith.
Buff-made-a-few-simoles Made A Few Simoles +15 12 hours Boy, what a sound!How you love to hear that money clink!That beautiful sound of cold, hard cash! Blacksmith or Merchant selling items from the stall.
Passed an Edict Passed an Edict +10 12 hours <Sim>'s political savvy has won the day! Passing an edict. Monarch or Spy only.
Prognosticating Prognosticating +15 3 hours There's a difference between knowing the path, and walking the path... but knowing the path usually helps. Practically applying knowledge.
Recently Performed Recently Performed 0 1 Hour <Sim> was recently paid for his/her musical talents. He/She'll have to wait a bit before he/she receives full compensation again. Performing with the Bard. Bard will gain less Simoles.
Research Rampage! Research Rampage! +10 8 hours Knowledge is power, and <Sim> is feeling the power! Researching at an archive for an hour.
Buff-research-rage Research Rage! -10 Uggh, my head hurts from too much time spent reading... Can't....concentrate... Researching at an archive or reading books more than 2 hours continuously.
Buff-shifty Shifty +20 4 hours <Sim> is feeling pretty sly.
  • Stealing funds at messenger post by the Spy.
  • Randomly from making a big wish at well.
Buff-watcher-gaze The Watcher's Gaze +20 1 to 12 hours The gaze of the Watcher is upon you. Yes, you! A Jacoban Priest Reflecting on The Watcher. Every 30 minutes of Reflecting on The Watcher adds an hour to the duration.
Buff-the-watchers-insight The Watcher's Insight 0 Indefinite <Sim> has been granted the insight of The Watcher. Studying the Watcher at an archive for 30 minutes. This buff lasts until the Peteran Priest uses it to make an "inspired" sermon.
The Watcher is Near The Watcher is Near +10 Indefinite Being in and around this religious building fills your Sim with the presence of The Watcher. Monastery Peteran Priests get this buff while inside the monastery.
The Watcher&#039;s Smile The Watcher's Smile +10 8 Hours <Sim>'s prayer has been acknowledged by The Watcher. Prayer Peteran Priests get this after praying for about 45 minutes. Anyone they pray with will get the buff as well.

Magic

Icon Buff Name Focus Effect Duration Game Description From Notes
Buff-clairvoyant Clairvoyant +20 5 hours <Sim> has been gifted with a spell of clairvoyance, enhancing his/her senses to near psychic proportions. Telepathy Spell.
Hexed Hexed -15 6 hours <Sim> is feeling terribly hexed. Witches and warlocks must be afoot! Being the victim of a Golemify spell.
Soulless Soulless -10 24 hours An evil curse has striken <Sim>, leaving his/her soul desolate and void. Being the victim of a Spirit Thief spell.
Beacon of Hope Beacon of Hope +40 24 hours Powerful arcane magics have given <Sim> a reprieve of all responsibilities. Beacon of Hope spell

Miscellaneous/Unsorted

Icon Buff Name Focus Effect Duration Game Description From Notes
Adrenaline Rush Adrenaline Rush +15 3 hours An Adrenaline Rush will keep this Sim pumped and running around everywhere for some time to come!
Buff-alluring Alluring +5 4 hours A bit of magic sparkle makes everything look shiny and new,even you. Drinking Elixir of Allure.
Buff-Awesome
Awesome +50 1 day THAT WAS AWESOME! Random event - Battle of Magical Creatures
Comfy Comfy +10 Indefinite Nothing beats a good seat or soft bed for comfort except perhaps a better one. Using furniture with rank 1 comfiness.
Buff-new-stuff New Stuff! 20 2 hours Sims love getting new things for their homes! Buying new furnitures.
Decorated Decorated +10 Indefinite Sims enjoy well-furnished homes. By the looks of things, this place isn't so bad. Room has objects totalling 10+ Environment points. Larger spaces need more Environment points.
Entertained Entertained +25 <Sim> is having quite a good time and is keeping stress down. Having fun. Will turn into Having a Blast if entertainment continues.
Finished a Book Finished a Book +20 24 hours Not every book ends with a happily ever after, but hey, I'm just glad I can read! Fully reading a book.
Buff-fresh-breath Fresh Breath +10 23 hours Fresh and minty breath! Random events in the forest
Read a Good Book Read a Good Book +10 <Sim> found that book very intriguing. Fully reading a book. Appears occasionally.
Geologist Geologist +15 2 hours <Sim> has some royally remarkable rock-finding skills! Mining
Buff-got-a-good-deal Got a Good Deal +10 8 hours Saving a few Simoles is pure satisfaction! Random event by the Village
Good Deed Good Deed +15 4 hours No good deed goes unpunished. Fortunately, your punishment is to be put in a better mood.
Having a Blast Having a Blast +40 <Sim> is having so much fun it's almost criminal. Having lots of fun. Will turn into Entertained after it expires.
One With Nature Herbalist +15 3 hours <Sim> enjoys practicing his/her plant harvesting skills. Collecting plants.
Humiliated by Stocks Humiliated by Stocks -15* 5 hours* Alas, <Sim> is feeling the humiliation that only a Medieval punishment device can evoke. Being locked in the stocks. Being hit with eggs and tomatoes increases the Focus loss by 5 each time. Duration is indefinite until Sim is released from stocks.
Inspired Inspired +10 6 hours A brilliant flash of insight has inspired <Sim>! An Inspirational Speech by an Eloquent Sim. Sims in kingdoms with high Knowledge occasionally get this buff.
Intrigued Intrigued +10
Marked for Arrest! Marked for Arrest! -5 Indefinite Look out! <Sim> is marked for arrest! That last job didn't go so well, huh? Committing a crime and being noticed. The constable will track down and arrest Sims who get this buff.
Buff-shamed Shamed -5 Indefinite <Sim> is ashamed by recent events.
Buff-soaked Soaked -5 1 hour <Sim> is wet and uncomfortable. Random event in the forest
Nicely Decorated Nicely Decorated +25 Indefinite Well-designed décor stands out in a good way and tends to make everyone happier. Room has objects totalling 20+ Environment points. Larger spaces need more Environment points.
Buff-beautifully-decorated Beautifully Decorated +40 Indefinite Rooms adorned with the most expensive sculptures and paintings improve life dramatically. Room has objects totalling 45+ Environment points. Larger spaces need more Environment points.
Buff-tranquil Tranquil +10 7 hours. Nothing can stress or anger Sims who have reached their happy place. Random event in the forest
Buff-very-encouraged Very Encouraged +30 6 hours I got a very positive attitude about this! A big wish from a well.
Icon narrow escape
Narrow Escape +10 11 hours That was close! Thankfully fortune was on my side! Pit of Judgement / Adventuring / Nightmare
Pit Beast Scent
Pit Beast Scent -5 5 hours The pit beast has taken a liking to you. Dig at your own risk... Dig for Treasure If sim continues to dig, pit beast may pull you to fight in the Pit.
Buff-uplifted Uplifted +35 3 hours Well that was just what <Sim> needed! Successfully Make a Wish from a well.
Buff-bit-o-luck Bit o' Energy 2 hours The Crafthole Energy Potion: guaranteed to keep you awake for just a bit longer! From drinking the Crafthole Energy Potion. Upon expiry, spawns the Crafthole Crash (-10 focus) buff.
Buff-nauseous Crafthole Crash -10 3 hours The Crafthole Energy Potion has worn off, but not the lingering effects of the 'crash'. From drinking the Crafthole Energy Potion when Bit o' Energy buff expires.
Buff-face-hit Face Hit! -10 24 hours Nooooo not in the face! Oh cruel Kingball, why must you hurt me so? Getting hit by Kingball.
Buff-a-job-well-done A Job Well Done +20 - 65 7 hours Successfully performing one's duties to the kingdom is great feeling Complete responsibility. Focus increase starts at 20, for 1 Responsibility; 15 focus added for each extra responsibility.
Buff-shirked-responsibility Shirked Responsibility -20 8 hours Leaving his duty to the kingdom unfulfilled is putting a damper on <Sim> mood. Fail on fulfilling responsibility in time. Stacks with itself, if several jobs expire before this debuff expires. Duration is reset to 9 hours, after first fail.
Buff-whale-slain Whale Slain +30 10 hours One murderous whale has been slain this day in the name of vengeance. Successfully on Whale hunting.
Buff-churdle-power Churdle Power! +50 3 hours Churdle was RIGHT!<Sim> is feeling incredible, with overflowing power! Given by the red bottle of Churdle's Potion, obtained via random event on the road to the Village Shoppe.
Buff-churdle-pain Churdle Pain! -50 3 hours Curse you,Churdle!<Sim> feels rot and decay spreading through his body! Given by the green bottle of Churdle's Potion, obtained via random event on the road to the Village Shoppe.
Buff-relaxing-stroll Relaxing Stroll +15 6 hours A nice walk at a comfortable pace and a breath of fresh air is just what I needed! Stroll by the Forest.
Buff-drunk-me-not Drunk-Me-Not +30 16 hours A few sips of a magical Drunk-Me-Not potion are all a Sim needs to handle any alcohol-related problem.And it tastes great to boot! Drinking Drunk-Me-Not potion.
Buff-truth-teller Truth Teller No Effect Indefinite Honest to a fault, <Sim> cannot help but tell the truth. Drinking Truth Tonic.
Buff-strength-of-the-forgotten Strength of the Forgotten +20 3 hours <Sim> is imbued with the strength of the Army of the Forgotten.No retreat! Drinking Call of the Forgotten potion.
Buff-scared Scared -25 2 hours Scaredy-cats are scared of pretty much everything, but they really show it when their life flashes before their eyes. Random event by the cave.
Buff-working-hard Working Hard +20 Working Hard
Buff-joyful Joyful +15
Buff-restored Restored +5 The refreshed feeling that comes after guzzling down a whole bunch of herbal tonic.

Object interactions

Icon Buff Name Focus Effect Duration Game Description From Notes
Bathed! Bathed! +10 9 hours Experience the clean sensation of practicing personal hygiene! Bathing Unkempt Sims don't experience this buff (but make up for it)...
Buff-clean Clean +5 4 hours It feels good being less dirty and smelly than normal. Using a wash basin. Unkempt Sims don't experience this buff (but make up for it)...
Relieved Relieved +5 3 hours Whew! Made it to the chamberpot just in time! Using a chamberpot.
Buff-captivated Captivated +20 6 hours A magic spell is holding <Sim> captivated! A big wish from a well.
Buff-oddly-powerful Oddly Powerful +15 5 hours Strange...this feeling... Is this...power?! Randomly from making a big wish at well.
Buff-attractive Attractive +10 5 hours When a Sim looks this good, it's difficult for others not to notice. Wowza! Gussying up in a mirror or a small wish from a well.
Buff-encouraged Encouraged +10 6 hours A little encouragement goes a long way! A small wish from a well.
Fed The Beast Fed The Beast +5 23 hours Music may soothe the savage beast, but everyone knows the way to a horrifying pit monster's heart is through the stomach. Feeding the Beast in the Pit of Judgement.
Icon warmed Warmed +10 45 minutes There is nothing like the feeling of a warm flame to make a Sim happy. Warming hands at fires.
Buff-enjoying-music Enjoying Music +10 It's hard not to enjoy a beat this solid. Listening to Music Box. This buff will expires at the moment you leave music box.

Quest performance Related

Icon Buff Name Focus Effect Duration Game Description From Notes
Falling Behind on Quest Falling Behind on Quest 0 8 hours Better get moving on those Quest tasks or Performance will suffer! Spending too long without completing a quest objective Turns into 'Behind on Quest' when it expires. Disappears when an objective is complete.
Behind on Quest Behind on Quest 0 16 hours Quest Performance is taking a hit because <Sim> isn't making much progress on his/her Quest. Spending way too long without completing a quest objective Turns into 'Falling Behind on Quest' if an objective is complete.
Dangerously Behind on Quest Dangerously Behind on Quest 0 Indefinite Quest Performance is taking a nose-dive due to <Sim>'s utter lack of progress on his/her Quest. Spending way way too long without completing a quest objective Quest Performance will begin to rapidly fall, regardless of Focus. Turns into 'Behind on Quest' if an objective is complete.
Very Focused Very Focused 0 Indefinite <Sim>'s high Focus is having great effect on Quest Performance! Indicates a large bonus to Quest Performance due to focus level.
Focused Focused 0 Indefinite <Sims>'s moderately high focus is having a positive impact on Quest Performance!
Slighty Focused Slightly Focused 0 Indefinite Little positive Focus
Slighty Unfocused Slightly Unfocused 0 Indefinite
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Icon Buff Name Focus Effect Duration Game Description From Notes
Buff-adrenalized Adrenalized +40 2 hours Nothing adds zest to your day like a got shot of frog adrenaline! Injecting Frog Adrenaline by Physician,Tournament of Honour quest.
Feeling Weird Feeling Weird -5 0.5 hours Feeling strange after eating a loaf of moldy bread is no surprise, but this is somehow different than expected. Drinking the Potion of Lucid Dreams in the Sleepless in Snordwich quest.
Buff-feeling-fertile Feeling Fertile +20 Indefinite <Sim> is feeling extra fertile from having consumed a rare bottle of fertility wine. Drinking Ye Olde Fertility Wine (Pomegranate-flavored) in Heir to the Throne quest.
Hallucinating Hallucinating +10 Indefinite Strange things are afoot for <Sim>. Taking the moldy bread in The Rise of a Playwright's Hard Work approach. Disappears after taking a spirit journey in the forest.
Buff-energized Energized +40 1 hour A rush of energy makes every activity easier... and more fun! Alacrity spell, available on Tournament of Honour quest only.
Buff-enduring Enduring +40 1 hour Magical means can improve anyone's resistance to Kingball-inflicted damage! Endurance spell, available on Tournament of Honour quest only.
Intrigued Inspired by Injury +60 24 hours Facing one's mortality gives a new perspective on life. Being mauled by the bear in The Rise of a Playwright's Hard Work approach.
Buff-unknown-sickness Unknown Sickness -5 Indefinite I don't know why I feel this way... The Mirthful Love Doctor quest. Turns into Love Sick.
Buff-love-sick Love Sick -10 Indefinite This deep sensation of longing and misery is... love sickness. The Mirthful Love Doctor quest.
Buff-chinchilla-mind Chinchilla Mind +0 Indefinite The mind of a chinchilla is complex and full of twisted passages. But not to you! Eating Chinchilla in Evolution of Chinchilla , Chinchilla of The Watcher approach.
Buff-stressed Stressed -5 Indefinite <Sim> is feeling a little stressed by recent events. After talking to the monarch, The Blacksmith's Apprentice Quest.
Buff-relieved Relieved +5 Indefinite <Sim> is feeling a little relieved by recent events. After acquiring aprrentice , The Blacksmith's Apprentice Quest
Buff-foolish Foolish No Effect Indefinite <Sim> is feeling very foolish! Foooooolish! After equipping Jester's Contume, Foolishness Quest.
Buff-royal-antidote Royal Antidote +10 96 hours <Sim> is immune to Royal Poison while this is in his system. Drinking Royal Antidote, Royal Assassination Quest, Royal_Assassination/The_Monarch's_Medicine approach.
Buff-royal-poison Royal Poison -10 95 hours <Sim> is doped up with the Royal Poison, ready to use against the 'Monarch'. Drinking Royal Poison, Royal Assassination Quest, Royal_Assassination/The_Monarch's_Medicine approach.

Trait Specific

Icon Buff Name Focus Effect Duration Game Description From Notes
Buff-afraid-of-the-dark Afraid of the Dark -20 Indefinite Heading inside or finding a bit of sunlight will take care of this cowardly affliction. Cowardly Sims being outside at night
Blinded by Hubris Blinded by Hubris -10 5 hours I am the greatest! The best around! Having Hubris Appears occasionally.
Buff-bloodthirst-quenced Bloodthirst Quenched +5 5 hours Bloodthirsty Sims love a fight! Being Bloodthirsty , then has a Fistfight / Sword Fight
Can&#039;t Sleep Can't Sleep -5 3 hours Ugh, I just can't sleep no matter how hard I try. Being an Insomniac and trying to sleep. Appears occasionally. Until the buff expires, the Insomniac can't sleep or nap, regardless of Energy levels.
Buff-charitable Charitable +15 18 hours It feels great to help out other Sims, especially when they are in need. Being Good and donating §200 to the poor.
Cursed Cursed -10 16 hours <Sim> woke up on the cursed side of the bed this morning. Don't expect things to go well today!
  • Being Cursed.
  • Randomly Event by the Forest.
  • Curse Spell.
Appears randomly upon waking.
Buff-dry-spell Dry Spell -20 Indefinite Licentious Sims more acutely feel the effects of not having kissed or Woohoo'd in awhile. Time to get <Sim> some action! Licentious Sims not having kissed or Woohooed for a while
Enjoying Solitude Enjoying Solitude +15 Indefinite Introverted Sims like it best at times when others completely and utterly stay away. Solitary Sims being alone.
Buff-i-can-do-it-on-my-own I Can Do It On My Own! +10 Indefinite I can handle this Quest myself, no problem. Solitary Sims being alone. Appears on Solitary Sims on single-hero quest.
Excited Excited +15 Excitable Sims tend to get, well, excited. Being Excitable Appears occasionally.
Buff-fiendishly-delight Fiendishly Delighted +15 6 hours Sims of the Evil persuasion take pleasure in the misfortune of others. Being Evil and seeing misfortune.
Buff-gambling-itch Gambling Itch -15 Indefinite <Sim>'s got an itch, and only gambling can scratch it. Place your bets! Being a Compulsive Gambler Appears after not gambling for 9 to 12 hours. Disappears after playing a game of cards or making a bet.
Gave Good Advice Gave Good Advice +15 4 hours Sharing wisdom is always a pleasure! Being Wise and Imparting Wisdom
Buff-hates-people Hates People -15 2 hours Misanthropes just plain hate people, especially simualted people, and even more so after being forced to listen to their inane chatter about their silly little simualted lives. Being Misanthrope and socialize to non-friend sims.
Home is Where the Heart is Home is Where the Heart is +15 10 hours <Sim> is feeling the warm love of home and hearth. Loving Family and 'Sharing the Love.' Both the trait-having Sim and the target of the interaction get this buff.
Buff-i-am-beautiful I Am Beautiful +10 6 hours Recognizing beauty, even one's own, is just a benefit of vanity. Being Vain and interacting with a mirror.
Buff-life-is-so-fun Life Is So Fun +50 3 hours* Life really is quite fun, if you know where to look! Being Fun-Loving and do some fun activity. Gained by doing fun interaction while having Entertained buff. Duration depends on time spent on the action, can stack up to 3 hours.
Buff-looking-for-a-fight Looking For A Fight -15 Indefinite <Sim> is looking for a fight! Being Bloodthirsty
Lonely Lonely -15 Indefinite Communication is a must for Sims. A quick chat will fix things right away. Being Insecure and not socializing. Seems to appear and disappear based on a hidden 'Social' need.
Buff-makin-money Makin' Money +15 12 hours Greedy Sims love making money! Being Greedy and selling items at the stall.
Buff-morose Morose -15 16 hours Things are looking pretty bleak today for <Sim>. Being Morose
Nervous Wreck Nervous Wreck -10 5 hours It's like watching a train wreck in progress, but instead of a train, it's a medieval Sim... because, you know, they didn't have trains back then. Being Insecure Occasionally received upon waking up.
One With Nature One With Nature +20 Indefinite Outdoorsmen find themselves quite happy when not tucked away indoors. Being Earthy and Outside
Buff-pent-up-anger Pent-Up Anger -20 Indefinite Must... find... victim... to vent upon! Being Cruel Appears occasionally.
Remember Parents Remember Parents +30 12 hours I remember now, just like it was yesterday. Those were good times! Thanks, Mom and Dad. Hopeful Orphan reading a letter from their parents.
Buff-savoring-the-stench Savoring the Stench +10 Indefinite Some Sims actually like it when they haven't bathed in awhile. It gives them a natural "aura" that is quite... palpable. Unkempt Appears after Unkempt Sim hasn't bathed in awhile. Disappears if the Sim bathes.
Buff-sore Sore -10 6 hours Uggh, all this physical exertion is taking a toll on my body.
  • Randomly happens on Puny Sim.
  • Random events in the Forest.
Too Many People Too Many People -10 Indefinite. Certain Sims may not feel to comfortable around large groups. Being Solitary and in a room with 3 or more other Sims.
What a Great Adventure What a Great Adventure! +20 11 hours. There's nothing like a great adventure to make you feel alive and having fun! Being Adventurous and going on an adventure. After going on an adventure from forest path or boat.
Buff-no-adventure-this-time No Adventure this Time -10 3 hours Well, that wasn't very exciting at all. Being Adevnturous and fail on going on adventure.
Whale Rage Whale Rage -10 Indefinite I'll get you, you accursed whale! I'll chase you 'round perdition's flames if I have to! Vengeance will be mine! (Whoa, <Sim> better Scream at the Sea, or go on a Whale Hunt!) Whale Ate My Parents Appears occasionally. Disappears after "Screaming at the Sea" or going on a Whale Hunt.
Buff-whale-rage-satiated Whale Rage Satiated +15 6 hours Getting all you rage out leaves you with peaceful feeling... for a while, at least.

Whale Ate My Parents,after Screaming at the Sea or successfully on Whale Hunt

Buff-whale-got-away Whale Got Away -5 6 hours Vengeance thwarted always leaves a bitter taste.

Whale Ate My Parents,after fail on Whale Hunt

Buff-need-a-drink Need a Drink -15 Indefenite <Sim> needs a drink,badly! Being Drunkard Disappear after drinking alcohols.
Buff-fascinated Fascinated +15 2 hours Some Sims take joy in things ordinary Sims might otherwise overlooked. Being Scholarly,then examining objects
Buff-brightened-day Brightened Day +10 3 hours Good Sims know exactly what to say to make someone's day better. Being Good Sims.
Buff-herculean-strength Hurculean Strength +30 Indefenite Winning fights is easier when you're as strong as an ox! Being Herculean and dueling. Legendary Trait
Buff-emboldened Emboldened +10 Indefinite It's inspiring to quest in a kingdom where a natural leader resides. Joining quest with Natural Leader Sim. Legendary Trait

Relationships

Icon Buff Name Focus Effect Duration Game Description From Notes
First Kiss First Kiss +40 24 hours A Sim's first kiss can leave them glowing for a long time. Kissing for the first time.
Buff-rejected-first-kiss Rejected First Kiss -10 6 hours It's sad when a Sim gets rejected for a first kiss. Very sad. A rejected Sim needs time to cool off before their social skills will be back on track. Being rejected on first kiss.
First Romance First Romance +50 72 hours Love has bloomed for the first time. Could this be the real thing? Courting for the first time.
Buff-just-married Just Married +50 48 hours Sims always enjoy the joyful period following the marriage. Let's just hope the love lasts... Marrying.
Buff-heart-broken Heart Broken -50 48 hours A broken heart is an affliction only time and tears can heal. Witnessing death of the lover.
Buff-my-better-half My Better Half +10 Indefinite What would I be without you? Having a spouse.
My Love! +20 Indefinite Sims in love swoon and flutter about like fools oblivious to the world around them. Having a lover.
Buff-pregnant Pregnant +20 Indefinite The wonder of creating new life makes pregnancy an exciting time for most Sims. Randomly after woohooing.
Buff-its-a-girl It's a Girl +80 24 hours Gurgling baby girls are delightful additions to any family! Having a daughter.
Buff-its-a-boy It's a Boy +80 24 hours Bouncing baby boys are delightful additions to any family! Having a son.
Buff-smells-like-a-baby Smells Like a Baby +10 5 hours Everyone loves that new-Sim smell! Cuddling with baby girl.
Buff-smooth-as-a-babys-bottom Smooth as a Baby's Bottom! +15 3 hours So soft and cuddly warm! Cuddling with baby boy.
Buff-crying-baby Crying Baby -40 3 hours If the baby can't be quieted, it's best to get as far away as possible. Being near crying baby.
Buff-played-with-a-child Played with Child +10 6 hours Playing with kids is always fun. Socializing with your son or daughter.

Religion

Icon Buff Name Focus Effect Duration Game Description From Notes
Carefree Carefree +10 3 Hours Lack of Faith Occurs randomly in Agnostic Sims.
Jacob&#039;s Inspiration Compelling Sermon +10 24 hours <Sim> has watched a compelling sermon and now is a believer! Being Agnostic and listening to a sermon. Sim converts to the priest's faith if this buff happens.
Feeling Superior Feeling Superior +10 4 hours You're the best around! Interacting with a non-Jacoban Only Jacobans get this buff.
Enemy! Jacoban Enemy -10 4 hours <Sim> is now an enemy of the Jacoban Faith for her actions. Offending the Jacoban church, such as by tearing down a proclamation. This buff doesn't seem to affect interaction with Jacobans, even the priest.
Jacob&#039;s Inspiration Jacob's Inspiration +20 12 hours A sermon that good would make Jacob proud! Being Jacoban and listening to a Jacoban sermon. Focus effect is based on priest's skill.
Buff-peteran-pride Peteran Pride +10 6 hours Ha! Take that, Jacobans! Tearing down a proclamation. Only Peterans receive this buff.
Icon protection of the watcher Protection of The Watcher +10 24 hours It's great to be protected by The Watcher! Bestowed by a Jacoban Priest using Watcher's Touch.
Searching Searching -10 3 Hours Lack of Faith Occurs randomly in Agnostic Sims.
Buff-the-chosen-one The Chosen One +25 6 hours Behold, for <Sim> has been Chosen! All shall love him/her and despair! Using the Chosen by the Watcher self-interaction.
Absolved The Watcher's Absolution +10 9 hours <Sim> has been absolved in the merciful eyes of The Watcher. All is forgiven! Being Jacoban and being absolved. Absolution are bought from Jacoban priests for §50.
Buff-the-watchers-favor The Watcher's Favor 0 Indefinite To be in The Watcher's good graces is to be truly blessed, and fortune will smile on those in the direst need. Bestowed by a Peteran Priest.
BlindedbyWatcher Blinded by the Watcher -10 Revved up by a Deus, another Watcher in the night. Chosen by the Watcher

Sleeping

Icon Buff Name Focus Effect Duration Game Description From Notes
Icon sleepy Sleepy No effect 2 hours Get <sim> to bed soon, to avoid the wrath of the truly tired. Low Energy Becomes Tired after it expires.
Tired Tired -30 3 hours When Sims get too tired, their mood begins to go south. Very low Energy Becomes 'Exhausted' after it expires.
Exhausted Exhausted -50 Indefinite At this level of sleep deprivation, even the floor looks like a good bed to this Sim. No Energy Exhausted Sims will randomly pass out.
Had a Nice Nap Had a Nice Nap +10 5 hours Having a great, refreshing nap may be just enough to hold back the onset of sleep. Finishing a nap
Icon nightmare Nightmare! -10 8 hours Yikes, I hope I don't have that dream again! Nightmare random event while sleeping
Pipe Dream Pipe Dream +10 12 hours Wow, what a great dream that was! Random Event while sleeping.
Buff-well-rested Well Rested +5 - 15 10 hours It's easy to wake up on the right side of the bed when you get plenty of time in the bed. Full Energy from sleeping. Focus effect depends on quality of bed.
Buff-bad-nights-sleep Bad Night's Sleep -15 6 hours Sleeping on a cheap bed would make any Sim grumpy. Being woken up too soon.

Socialization

Icon Buff Name Focus Effect Duration Game Description From Notes
Appalled Appalled -10 3 hours Talking to an Uncouth Sim.
Creeped Out Creeped Out -10 Ewww! That was so creepy!
Dazzled Dazzled +15 4 hours Something has clearly made an impression on you! Seeing a wizard do something cool You can be Dazzled while asleep.
Enemy! Enemy! -10 Indefinite The presence of garbage would be preferred to that of a hated enemy! Being around an enemy Sim.
Buff-heartened Heartened +10 Your friend's unflagging support and faith in your endeavors is the best natural high.
Buff-heard-a-good-joke Heard A Good Joke +10* 3 hours I'll have to remember that one! Listening to Funny social interactions This buff can be stacked up to +30 focus.
Buff-hilarious-conversation Hilarious Conversation +10 4 hours Some Sims should be court jesters with the humour they're dishing out! Doing enough Funny social interactions.
Humiliated Humiliated -15 2 hours Humiliation tends to rear its ugly head just behind the heap of insulting comments. Being insulted, being yelled at
New Friend New Friend +20 12 hours Meeting someone new and hitting it off well enough to call them a friend is spiffy! Making a friend. You get this moodlet if you survive a trip to the Pit of Judgement.
Buff-lost-a-friend Lost A Friend -25 24 hours Oh no,you've lost a friend! Relationships have their ups and downs,but surely there's something you can do to patch things up. Losing a friend.
Buff-cheered-up Cheered Up +15 2 hours Gobs of sobs are stopped by the kind words of others. Random Events
Buff-comforted Comforted +15 3 hours A quick cry on the shoulder helps the sadness go away. Using cry on shoulder interaction.
Buff-poetry-to-my-ears Poetry to My Ears +10 8 hours Good poetry can kindle one's imagination and stir the soul. Listening to Bard's poem.
Buff-mourning Mourning -50 24 hours A death of the loved one affects those closets to them. Witnessing death of a friend or greater relationship Sim.