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Stationary Light not casting Static Shadows

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I have a Stationary Directional Light which is not casting any Static Shadows and from what I understand this is not whats supposed to happen. I have built lighting with proper lightmass setting and project settings. With a Dynamic range of 0 I was under the impression that it's supposed to look like as if it was set to Static?

When I build lighting with the Direction Light set to Static I get vastly different and better results. But I still need cascaded shadows for moveable objects and the player character, so this isn't a solution to the problem.

When I switch it back Stationary and build the lighting again, the static shadows are completely gone.

STATIONARY : https://i.imgur.com/1AsJEhI.jpg

STATIC : https://i.imgur.com/PAx7LpU.jpg

I've seen others have the same problem but no solutions being posted.

Product Version: UE 4.12
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asked Dec 05 '16 at 02:11 PM in Rendering

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answered Aug 09 '17 at 04:58 PM

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