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Flaws are negatives aspects of the presidente's history, abilities, and life.

In Tropico and Tropico 3, each presidente gets two traits and two flaws.

Flaws were removed in Tropico 4 and most of them (except for Lazy, Moronic, Short Tempered, and Shy) became traits.

Flaws

Alcoholic

  • -15 respect with the Religious.
  • -5% overall production.
  • +10 USSR relations.

Cheapskate

  • -10 respect with Communists.
  • -5% building costs.
  • Maximum salary is set to $25/month.

Compulsive Gambler

  • -10 respect with the Religious.
  • $300 to $1,500 lost every year due to gambling binges
  • In Tropico 3, the presidente is better at gambling.

Compulsive Liar

Coward

  • -5 respect with Militarists.
  • The presidente and their soldiers and supporters are more likely to flee in battle.

Flatulence

Great Schmoozola

Jingo

Kleptomaniac

Lazy

  • Tropico 3 only.
  • Production is reduced by 10%.
  • The presidente walks instead of runs.

Moronic

  • Citizens learn skills and graduate 50% slower.
  • Cannot build colleges.

Paranoid

Pompous

  • -20 US relations.
  • +30% edict cost.
  • In Tropico 3, the presidente can only praise themselves in speeches

Religious Zealot

Short Tempered

Shy

Tourette's Syndrome

  • -15 US relations.
  • -15 USSR relations.
  • +$1000/year in Pay-Per-View profits.
  • In Tropico, -5 respect with everyone.
  • In Tropico 3, -25 respect with members of a random faction after election speeches.

Ugly

  • -5 respect with everyone.
  • -10% tourism rating.

Womanizer