Legacy challenges in Sims 4 are more than enough to raise the excitement quotient. This article takes you through 37 of the best and most popular (even though some of them are really hard to complete) legacy challenges that you must give a shot. The best part is that once you start with challenges, you’ll find it really hard to stop!
Sims 4 Legacy Challenges
One of the most basic aspects of a legacy challenge (and what sets them apart from other Sims 4 challenges)is that it runs through generations, 10 generations to be precise. In other words, one generation carries on the legacy to the next, and so on and so forth till it gets carried on to the 10th generation. To make things even more interesting, each generation is required to meet certain goals so that the sims can move on to the next generation. Even though such legacy challenges can be played with any sim, it is especially fun to play with the sims that have been created specifically for a set challenge. If you are a Sims lover, it is definitely worth checking out the best Sims 4 CC websites and Sims 4 Gameplay Mods.
Let’s delve a bit deeper and find out what these legacy challenges are…
1. Live For Something Sims 4 Legacy Challenge – Aliennooboo
This is a challenge that is about playing for 11 generations with your sims trying out a whole lot of skills and meeting goals throughout.
The best part is that your sims can practically do anything in this challenge. However, there are some rules and guidelines that you will have to stick to. Your sims are required to meet certain goals as a young adult. As you get older and become an adult, your sims will be required another set of goals and yet another set of these goals as an elderly person.
Basically, when you are done with meeting a goal, you need to age up your sims so that you move to the next one!
2. The Fatal Flaws Sims 4 Legacy Challenge – Siyasims
As the name suggests, in this challenge your sims come with a fatal flaw and they must overcome it.
This challenge is kind of unique since it is story-based rather than gameplay-based. Not just this, in this legacy challenge aspirations and career choices serve as a guide. In this challenge, you can go to any university in any generation if you think it suits your sim’s story.
Each of these generations comes with its own set of rules and goals that your sims must meet or comply with in order to get to the next generation.
3. Crybaby Whims Legacy Challenge – Draeyad
This happens to be another story-based legacy challenge and it would not be wrong to say that it comes loaded with drama and super cuteness. It seems to get its inspiration from songs by Melanie Martinez and it also features dual colors for each generation.
What makes this challenge really interesting is that it delves into a lot of sensitive areas that include cheating, death, etc. Not just this, it also plays upon neglected childhood in a big way. To make things even more spicier, there are elements of kidnapping and body dysmorphia involved in it.
4. The Family Jewels Legacy Challenge – Sugarcain – Sims
This is a legacy challenge that allows more freedom in storytelling. This challenge requires you to have a single family and watch other families in the town evolve as your own family goes on.
One of the unique features of this challenge is that it is based on nine gems that are collectible in the base game. Moreover, each generation has certain goals to meet.
Furthermore, you need to choose traits, careers and aspirations for each and every generation in the game.
5. Such Colorful Lives Legacy Challenge – Plumbobs
Like most of the other legacy challenges, this challenge is also likely to keep you busy for generations to come. In order to advance to the next generation, you are required to complete certain tasks in the current generation.
One of the most interesting tasks in this challenge includes becoming a 5-star vet clinic that is required to marry a pet owner and have just one child who grows into an adult.
It is an ideal challenge for those that want to play their sims for an amazingly long time without a hint of getting bored. In other words, it is quite interesting!
6. Whimsy Stories Legacy Challenge – Kateraed
This one is great fun to play. What spices up things in this challenge is that your sims start off without a single hint of them knowing that they are spellcasters.
In this challenge, your sims begin studying wizardry and as they do so they find a wand, a familiar as well as a broom.
Having said that, your sims also find that they are ahead of their time in the sense that their world is not ready for magic yet and thus they live while hiding their powers. To make things a notch more interesting, these sims fall in love with a mortal and confide in them about their true identity as a wizard.
But things do not really end here!
Your sims lover or partner also decides to become a spellcaster and both of them live a beautiful life that is loaded with magic as well as love.
7. The Sims 4 Rainbow Legacy Challenge – Haliq
This challenge does not span over 10 generations but over 7 just like the colors of a rainbow. It’s worth mentioning here that each of these generations represents a different color of the rainbow.
In this challenge as you move ahead, it gets more and more difficult and as usual, you need to complete a set of tasks before you can move to the next generation.
This challenge gives an opportunity to those that want to play with various kinds of sims.
8. Sims 4 promise legacy challenge
There are many Sims 4 challenges that you can try and some people begin with a classic challenge like this one where you begin with practically nothing and you have to work your way up all the while sticking to certain rules of the game.
This is a family-focused challenge in which you have to grow your family for generations. It is a really interesting one and if you try it you will certainly agree with me.
9. The Spice Of Life Legacy Challenge – Niccymo
This is yet another exciting challenge. What makes it stand apart is that it involves a family of aliens in which all the members aspire to be famous musicians.
In order to carry forward the legacy, the heir of each generation is required to be perfect in playing both violin and piano. Not just this, he should be able to scale up to the maximum level in the musician branch of the entertainer’s career.
Not just this, he is also required to play as a busker in San Myshuno at least five times in order to earn some money. To makes things even more interesting, the final generation in the game must hone their acting skills unlike any in order to reach the pinnacle of their careers.
There are a couple of other conditions that are required to be met – they must build a good reputation, retire from acting as they reach the Global Superstar rank, and if they have kids, the heir must not be an alien.
10. Stardew Valley Sims 4 Legacy Challenge – Chellplays
Now, this is a challenge that comes with a whole lot of options. You get to choose from many generations. You can start with one where in you date a person and have a child in this alliance without getting married.
You can also choose to become a professional athlete or work in the medical field or other science-related fields.
One of the most interesting tasks in this challenge requires you to reset your life and start from scratch once again. Whatever generation you choose, it can make your legacy extremely exciting.
11. Sims 4 Witch Legacy Challenge – Njadakaufey
Where there’s a witch there’s a curse!
This kind of sums up this legacy challenge in which you are required to break a curse that has family in its tight grip.
You have to choose one of your sims as your heir and you need to assist him in achieving great things. It is important for your sims to meet their aspirations and reach their highest skill level.
It is not uncommon for simmers to have twins or triplets in this challenge and if it happens so then you are required to help them complete each other’s parts of the challenge. Once it is achieved, the spell or curse is broken and your family is able to finally live happily.
12. Sims 4 Trait Legacy Challenge – Sarah Marshall
Like many other challenges on this list, this is also a ten-generation challenge. I must, however, warn you that some goals may play off each other in this challenge and thus, it is important to look ahead before moving forward in the game. Moreover, you are also allowed to use any packs whatsoever you want in this challenge.
As the name of this challenge suggests, you will have to choose a new trait for your sims in each generation. The style and gender of each generation are completely your own prerogative. Before advancing to the next generation, you have to meet a couple of goals in entirety.
13. Secret Garden Legacy Challenge – Sul Sul
Since it has the word garden in it, it is going to involve building a garden!
This challenge requires you to build a garden that represents your family generations to come.
Now, each generation is required to have a different flower, color as well as a set of traits. As is common in most challenges, you have to complete a set of tasks in order to get to the next generation and some of these tasks could include mastering various skills, achieving various aspirations and of course, collecting some items.
It is an ideal challenge for those seeking to create a long-running family that comes with a whole lot of secrets.
14. Sims 4 sour legacy challenge – Dizzy whims
If you want to really test your Sims 4 skills then this is the challenge that you need to be trying. In this challenge, you have the liberty of choosing both your lifespan as well as the gender of your heirs.
One of the most interesting things about this challenge is that you can actually set up your own guideline or rules provided you prioritize the goals of each of the generations. The last task in this challenge is named Build a Graveyard. In this task, you have to remember all your sims’ heirs by achieving their goals and collecting sugar skulls.
15. Sims 4 Harry potter legacy challenge – Clovervalley
Who doesn’t love Harry Potter?
In this challenge, you are required to play various characters from the Harry Potter series. You are at the liberty of making your sims do various things while trying to achieve various goals. It is one of the best and highly entertaining challenges of The Sims 4.
Now, there are a couple of ways to win this challenge. First of all, you can win by completing all the required objectives or goals of the game. Secondly, you can also be the winner if you are able to have the most money by the end of the challenge.
Now, there are a couple of optional goals that you can try to achieve. Even though they are not necessary they can help earn more money or get more rewards. As such, they can be really beneficial apart from adding to the fun quotient.
16. Sims 4 Mermaid Legacy Challenge – Iluusorythrall
Without a doubt, this is one of the most exciting challenges of Sims 4. It is al about starting with a single sim and doing a couple of things in order to make a family of mermaids.
I must say that there are a lot of goals that you have to meet in this challenge and it tends to get harder with every generation. Over and above, you are also required to build houses for each generation in this challenge. It’s a long, interesting and exciting challenge that will never leave you feeling bored.
17. The 7 Deadly Sins Legacy Challenge – Simvanie
As the name suggests, this legacy challenge is about 7 deadly sins. Now, what you need to keep in mind is that there are certain vices that sure can lead to many other bad things.
However, it is not going to be all gloomy. This is because each generation gets a chance to learn a lesson from their sins to make things better once again. Having said that, there are rules to be followed for each of these generations.
You can play up to ten generations and you can also play by combining the rules of two generations. I must mention here that money cheats are allowed for the first generation so that it is possible to buy a lot or a house.
18. The Forgotten Realms Legacy Challenge – Anxiousmoodlet
This is a perfect challenge for those that want to try one based on Dungeons and Dragons.
Adding a lot of fun to the game, this challenge comes with goals and story guidelines inspired by the classes from the game Dungeons and Dragons.
You are at the liberty of following strict challenge rules or using this challenge as a way to add to your excitement in your regular gameplay.
19. Boba Tea Legacy Challenge – Mari
This is not a 10 but 9-generation challenge and in it, you are required to play as different Boba characters in order to complete various tasks to that Boba can be successful.
This challenge may require you from establishing yourself as a famous musician or someone starting his own farm. You get to choose which Boba you want to be and how you want them to be successful.
20. Sims 4 Animal Crossing Legacy challenge – aSplashOfSims
This challenge tests how creative and self-expressive you can be. One of the most interesting things about this challenge is that various generations represent various signs of the zodiac.
The only thing restrictive is that the heirs are required to have certain specific traits otherwise you can get as creative with things as possible.
As it is in the traditional legacy, you will have to start out on a 50×50 or 64×64 lot.
To get a better idea of your sims’ personality it is important that you have more knowledge of various zodiacs so just read up!
21. Disney Fairy Legacy Challenge – springsims1
If you love Tinkerbell, then this is a challenge that you will love since in it you are required to do various things while playing as a character straight out of this Disney movie.
You have the liberty of doing whatever you want unless there is something specific that you are required to do in a particular generation.
Even though there is a color specified for each generation but you are at liberty to wear that particular color dress. In other words, you may choose any color that you desire to wear.
22. The sims 4-star story legacy challenge – PHOENIXVIAPINK
Like many other challenges, this is also a 10-generation challenge and each generation comes with its set of rules that you need to stick to while completing the challenge.
You are required to make as many sims as possible reach the end of their life stage with as many points as possible. You start out as a young adult sim and have to complete a couple of tasks as you advance through the generations.
It is also important that you are able to maintain an amicable relationship with their family as well as friends. Not just this, it is also important to keep your sims happy and healthy.
23. Flower Based Legacy Challenge – Bluespecter
No prizes for guessing this challenge involves flower collection!
To make things clear, this is a challenge wherein you must try to complete each generation’s flower collection.
With each generation, however, the meaning of the flowers with change. Furthermore, the associated skills that come with it also change for every generation. Not just this, jobs, and lifestyles also go through a massive change from generation to generation. I would also like to mention here that this challenge can be completed with any number of Sims.
24. Sims 4 Monster High Legacy Challenge
In this challenge, you are required to create a character and then play as them for your whole life. The most interesting part of this challenge is that you can actually create any type of character. It can be a human, a monster, or anything else that you wish.
Even though there are no specific rules for this challenge, it is better to follow some kind of structure so that you can enjoy this challenge.
25. Sims 4 Supernatural Legacy Challenge – Ashubii & Haids
Hold your horses because this is a challenge that involves around 10 different supernatural creatures!
This again is a story-based challenge and each generation has a certain supernatural role depending upon the player’s actions.
Even though each generation comes with certain specific goals, you are allowed to have your will.
26. Sims 4 Postcard Legacy Challenge – Sojuteatime
This is a challenge that has its premise in saving for your children. To be specific, you need to save up so that you can buy a home for each of your children as they become adults. Not just this, you are also required to help them complete their careers as well as the aspirations that each sim has.
As your heir settles down and has his own family, you need to take a family picture and turn it into a postcard. To top it all, you also have to send this postcard to your friends and family back home.
27. Celebracy Sims 4 Legacy Challenge – cowplant-pizza
This is a challenge for you if you are on the lookout for the Get Famous EP.
The main goal of this challenge is to ensure that you are able to retain celebrity status throughout the generations. One of the implications of this is that you can thus be able to use perks to your benefit.
Unlike most of the other challenges on this list, this challenge includes only five generations. However, more generations can be added if necessary.
28. Sims In Bloom Legacy Challenge – a-sims-garden
The name of this challenge is indicative of the fact that it has something to do with flowers. Basically, in this challenge, you start with a single sim and help him reach the pinnacle of success in his chosen career.
As he does that he has to plant a flower in the garden. (That’s the flower touch here!)
But your challenge does not end here.
The hard part is that maintain a healthy garden while making sure that your sim does not get fired. Now, this is where the real twists come.
Get ready for them as you play this challenge.
29. Nightmare Legacy Challenge For The Sims 4 – Matchacake
This is another challenge that has to be played for 10 generations. It is also imperative that in each generation your heir has different aspirations as well as careers.
In this challenge, no cheats are allowed except for the one that allows you to set the lifespan too short.
This is one of the hardest challenges in The Sims 4 since you have to make your way with strict regulations as to what you can and cannot do in order to move ahead in the game.
At the same time, it is one of the most rewarding challenges as you see your sims grow and transform their personalities over time.
30. Sims 4 Vampire Legacy Challenge – Lizzy’s simblr
If you are a fan of vampire movies and games then this is the one that you should indulge in. The Vampire Legacy Challenge is one in which you are required to create a family of vampires. Not just this, you also have to complete their aspirations for each generation.
As a vampire achieves three aspirations, he needs to be retired to a gothic mansion or castle in another world. Over and above, you also have to build a coven of vampires and stick to the rules laid out in the original vampire coven challenge.
31. Sims 4 Achievement Legacy Challenge – MintyMango
This is a challenge in which you get to play with a couple of generations.
Now, your goal could be to get successful in your career or become best friends with everyone or even collect things. Not just this, it could also be your aim to have a child with someone special or someone that you love dearly.
You can actually do a lot of things in this challenge. However, you must choose a generation that is involved in doing what you really like and enjoy, or else this challenge can get somewhat boring.
32. Sims 4 career legacy challenge – Risshella
This challenge is all about going high in your career and then taking up the next career. This kind of sums up the gist of this challenge.
It is supposedly a new way to play this game in which you have to complete one career out of the ten available career tracks and as you complete one career, you have to move to the next one to take the game forward.
Ultimately, you must complete all ten careers in this challenge and have a sim that is the heir to the legacy family.
33. The 10 Generations/10 Ghosts Legacy Challenge – Katrinasforset
After vampires in the challenge above, you have to play a ghost in this one.
In this challenge, you are required to create a sim that is a descendant of a ghost. Not just this, as a player it is also important for you to choose an aspiration and trait for your sim. Now, the goal of the challenge is to help your sim complete his aspiration without being killed by ghosts, starvation, or any other means.
In case the sim dies, he has to be resurrected but he cannot have any kids of his own. This challenge comes to an end when the sim gets old and dies naturally or when it is able to complete his aspiration.
34. Max ‘n’ Match Sims 4 Legacy challenge – Plumbobs
This is for those that love politics since in this challenge you have to become a powerful politician and scale to the top of your career.
At the same time, you have to take care of your home life too which is far from perfect since you have a kid that is obsessed with the supernatural against your liking.
As a part of this challenge, you have to max out in research and debate, charisma, and writing in order to be a great politician. Apart from this, he also has to maintain a strained relationship with both his parents and kids. Furthermore, in order to deal with high stress in your life, you are also required to purchase the Brave trait from the Rewards Store.
But this is not all!
One of the important goals is that you have to spend at least half of your young adult life in a haunted house in the heroic mode.
35. Differences In The Family Tree Sims 4 Legacy Challenge – Samtastic
This is a challenge that requires you to be a spellcaster who wants to get famous. You are also required to go to a university and achieve a distinguished drama degree. As you do so, you are then required to become a professional actor and live in a mansion in the Del Soy Valley.
Furthermore, you also have to complete the Master Actor Aspiration as well as the World Famous Celebrity Aspiration. At the same time, you also have to be amicable to fans and the paparazzi. You also get awards for your acting performances.
36. Sims 4 CAS Stories Legacy Challenge – Finnthesimmer
This is a challenge that involves you taking the role of different generations of the same family. To begin with, you choose a random sim as your heir. As you do so, you will have to decide whether you want to start off by yourself or whether you move into a random house.
The goal of this challenge is to have your sims complete different generations while also adding their own unique twist to the challenge.
37. Ever After Sims 4 Legacy Challenge – IM-JENNX
This is a unique challenge that is quite hard and requires a lot of dedication since it can last for 10 generations or more.
In this challenge, you have to create a sim and play his life from birth to death and as you do so his family tree grows with each generation.
To spice up things further players can use cheats, mods, and other custom content so that they can build their ideal legacy family.
I have tried to list some of the best Sims 4 legacy challenges in the list above that you can play and enjoy. So go ahead, give them a shot. I am sure you will love them.
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