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MoveTo works with 1 mesh, not another

A problem has developed, starting 4.7.4 I think. Updated to 4.7.5 now.

One of the AI Bots stopped being able to MoveTo. In the BehaviorTree I've debugged the reason as no valid path found. On the Character, if I replace the skeletal mesh with the example HeroTTP mesh, scale him down to the size of the cats collision capsule, it works.

I have another Bot that is uneffected by whatever the problem is. I do use source control, but I can't pinpoint when the problem occurred, or which asset it might be in.

Which component on the Skel Mesh would cause this type of problem?

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asked Apr 10 '15 at 02:26 AM in Blueprint Scripting

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Apparently having accept rootmotion from everything in the AnimationBlueprint can break path finding. Setting it back to only from Montages fixed my problem.

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answered Apr 10 '15 at 03:38 AM

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avatar image MieszkoZ STAFF Apr 10 '15 at 05:40 AM

Root motion breaks pathfinding or pathfollowing? We currently don't support root-motion-driven character pathfollowing, since it's a way more complicated concept then regular pathfollowowing. We'd basically need to add path "planning" which would take a path and figure out which root-motion move clips to play in sequence (like we did in Bulletstorm! :D).

We are going to implement path planning at some point, but it's not near the top of the AI backlog.

Cheers, --mieszko

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