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Retargeted Animation Imported from MotionBuilder is Under Floor Waist Down

Hey Unreal Developers,

Sorry for the long and elaborated title. I have a weird problem, and I can’t seem to figure it out.

Here’s what I did:

  • Did a motion capture and applied the animation to UE4 Mannequin skeleton.
  • Imported the FBX to UE4 and chose the UE4 Mannequin skeleton.
  • When I play/open the UE4 mannequin animation, it looks fine.
  • But after I retarget the animation for a different character, it does play the animation, but my retargeted character goes under the floor waist down o.O

Any idea what might be causing this? I am not sure if the issue is on my MotionBuilder file or my retargeting settings.

Let me know if you need to see more details or screenshots, etc.

Hi Guys,

In case anyone else has this same problem, I figured out the solution. My animation files were fine, but my retargeting was a bit off. I was mapping the root bone to the wrong target. After targeting it to the right bone, it solved the issue