Holding out for a Hero is a multi-part quest given by the character Shane Shaw.

This quest is preceded by Right On Clue and followed by Shining Example.

Quest Requirements

You will need the following items to complete the quest:

  • 8 Friends (8 with toilets, 7 with fridges, 6 with bathtubs)
  • Computer
  • TV
  • 6 Dreams Dreams (Items)

Minimum cost: 0 Simoleons

Quest Walkthrough

Image Part Description Notes Reward
HoldingOutForAHero1 1
  • Earn 3,000 simoleons from musical instruments for your cause
  • Order a Superhero Mask on your computer (5)
  • Ask 5 friends for crime reports
  • Must be level 5 in music for the money to count
  • Use a computer to order mask
  • Post a news feed story and have 5 friends click
20 Lifetime Point Sign, 50 Simoleons, 30 Experience Point
Holdingoutforahero2 2
  • Ask 5 Sims for News Stories
  • Be a photo reporter: photograph 5 animals in your yard
  • Buy glasses for your Sim's disguise
  • Only animals in your yard will count
  • Anything under the glasses tab will satisfy the glasses requirement; this includes earrings for female Sims.
20 Lifetime Point Sign, 3 Energ, 30 Experience Point
HoldingOutForAHero1 3
  • Rescue 7 cats from fridges
  • Rescue 8 goldfish from toilets
  • Rescue 6 frogs from bathtubs
  • Click on any fridge and "Rescue Cat"
  • Click on any toilet and "Rescue Goldfish"
  • Click on any bathtub and "Rescue Frog"
20 Lifetime Point Sign, 30 Experience Point, 3 Goodwill (Items)
HoldingOutForAHero1 4
  • Ask 5 friends to time your running speed
  • Harvest a crop for 2 consecutive days
  • Have 6 Dreams (Will be consumed)
  • Requires posting to FB feed and having 5 friends click.
  • Any crop is fine
  • Dreams will be consumed
30 Lifetime Point Sign, 30 Experience Point, 5 Energ
HoldingOutForAHero1 5
  • Become Inspired!
  • Interview 5 Sims for Criminal Intent
  • Practice a Citizen's Arrest on 5 Sims
  • See Needs and Inspiration for help on becoming inspired
  • "Interview" and "Practice Citizen's Arrest" are negative social interactions that will lower your relationship with the Sim.
30 Lifetime Point Sign, 100 Simoleons, 30 Experience Point
HoldingOutForAHero1 6
  • Pick up superhero mask from mailbox
  • Superhero Mask will be given in duplicate - one male, one female version
30 Lifetime Point Sign, 30 Experience Point, Superhero Mask
HoldingOutForAHero1 7
  • Don superhero mask and announce to 5 Sims you're a superhero
  • Show off super powers to 5 other Sims while wearing mask
  • Mask is found in Clothes -> Accessories (the Glasses tab)
  • "Announce superhero powers" and "Show off powers" are negative social interactions.
30 Lifetime Point Sign, 30 Experience Point, 100 Social Point
HoldingOutForAHero1 8
  • Ask 5 friends for career advice
  • Watch superhero movie on TV for 3 days in a row
  • Apologize to 5 Sims
  • Post to FB feed to get 5 clicks
  • Any TV is fine
  • Apologise is a positive interaction, but only follows a negative one
50 Lifetime Point Sign, 200 Simoleons, 50 Experience Point

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