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Plant Sim Interactions: Absorb Water, Poison Kiss, and more

by Triplis Posted 16th Apr 2017 at 8:16 PM - Updated 8th Nov 2017 at 11:07 PM by Triplis
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November 7, 2017, Maxis Patch: Fixed!

This mod should now be working as before, with the November 7, 2017, Maxis patch.

New version is V2.


- Triplis

German Translation 8/30/17

Thanks to simsfreak 388 for a German translation of the mod. It's in download V1-3. If you don't need German translation, then you don't need to switch to this version of the mod (as per usual with a translation-only update).

Russian Translation 6/18/17

Thanks to SosoMikaelyan for a Russian translation of the mod. It's in download V1-2.

Italian Translation and Icon Change 6/8/17

Thanks to Niker293 for Italian translation and for an updated/changed icon for the interactions, to make it more in the style of a "game pack interaction" (in Niker293's words).

Polish Translation Update 4/29/17

Polish translation is now included. The version that includes this is the one with 4-29-17 in the name. Credit for this update goes to Piesek64; they sent me the translation. I just added it to the mod.

Upon reading this thread on the sims forums, I was inspired to do something with plant sims. Give them a couple of the suggested abilities, for instance. And that I did.

I haven't had time to test this extensively, as I wanted to get it out as soon as possible for people while Plant Sims are on the brain, but it should all be working. Let me know, of course, if you run into issues.

What this mod adds

If you are a Plant Sim, you can:

Absorb Water (from puddles): Click on a puddle and click Absorb Water. Your Plant Sim should walk over, kneel down, and gain some Water until the puddle is gone. So now you can clean and fill your Plant Sim's Water Need at the same time!

Poison Kiss: Found under the Mischief category. Can only be used on/by Teen and older. Does a Blow Kiss animation and then the receiver falls asleep, tranquilized for a bit.


Discuss Plants with other Plant Sims. Found under Friendly.
Discuss Eco-Friendly Alternatives with other Plant Sims. Found under Friendly.

Finally, plant or non-plant sims can Compliment Leaves of sims who are Plant Sims (found under Friendly).


No overrides are used, so shouldn't be any issues here. Scripts are used to inject new interactions.

Pointers for Installing Scripts

Upon downloading the mod and unzipping it, you'll see a file of the PACKAGE file type and a file of the TS4SCRIPT file type. Both go in your Mods folder, as is, without being further unzipped/extracted in any way. If you have a lot of mods and want to be organized, you can place them within an unzipped folder inside your Mods folder and they should be recognized and function as normal. (Example: You could create a folder called PlantSimInteractions within your Mods folder and place the PACKAGE and TS4SCRIPT files from this mod inside of it.)

TS4SCRIPT file type is essentially a zip file containing python scripts that has been renamed, so that it's more clear what its purpose is. You should never unzip a TS4SCRIPT file, unless you're a modder and you want to see how the scripts work as a reference point for your own work. Unzipping it won't open up a black hole in the universe or create a tear in the space-time-continuum; it'll just confuse you if you aren't a modder and/or know what you're doing with scripts.

Additional Credits:
The usual suspects: The creators of S4PE, XML Extractor, etc. Wouldn't be able to do what I do without their work.
Zeldaboy180 of the sims forums for sharing his ideas and passion about Plant Sims.

You must have the expansion, game version or stuff packs listed below installed to use this custom content. Please see the post text for any exceptions.

Sims 4
Built with Game Version:
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date
4-14-17-Triplis--PlantSimInteractions.zip 22.5 KB 4,888 16th Apr 2017
4-29-17-Triplis--PlantSimInteractions.zip 22.8 KB 3,258 30th Apr 2017
Triplis--PlantSimInteractions--V1-1.zip 22.9 KB 1,116 8th Jun 2017
Triplis--PlantSimInteractions--V1-2.zip 23.2 KB 2,026 18th Jun 2017
Triplis--PlantSimInteractions--V1-3.zip 23.3 KB 1,440 31st Aug 2017
Triplis--PlantSimInteractions--V2.zip 18.7 KB 2,424 8th Nov 2017
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Basic Download and Install Instructions:
1. Download: Click the File tab to see the download link. Click the link to save the .rar or .zip file(s) to your computer.
Read the upload description for installation instructions. If nothing else is specified, do the following:
No Extraction Required (Script Mods):
1. Cut and paste the .zip file(s) into your Mods folder
  • Windows XP: Documents and Settings\(Current User Account)\My Documents\Electronic Arts\The Sims 4\Mods\
  • Windows Vista/7/8/8.1: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\Electronic Arts\The Sims 4\Mods\
Script mods need to be placed directly in \Mods or one level below that (e.g. \Mods\Scripts) – sub-folders nested any deeper won’t work.
Extraction Required (Everything Else):
1. Use WinRAR (Windows) to extract the .package file(s) from the .rar or .zip file(s).
2. Cut and paste the .package file(s) into your Mods folder
  • Windows XP: Documents and Settings\(Current User Account)\My Documents\Electronic Arts\The Sims 4\Mods\
  • Windows Vista/7/8/8.1: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\Electronic Arts\The Sims 4\Mods\

Need more information?
  • Anyone can use both .rar and .zip files easily! On Windows, use WinRAR.
  • If you don't have a Mods folder, just make one.
  • Mod still not working? Make sure you have script mods enabled
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