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NPC animation not playing?

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Scaii_0 61
10 days ago
Edited 10 days ago

I have a simple animation for an NPC. There's a script in the character with and animation inside. The AnimationID of it are the numbers that come up from the animations tab on the website link.

The script goes like this:


local anim = script:WaitForChild('Animation') local hu = script.Parent:WaitForChild("Humanoid") local dance = hu:LoadAnimation(anim) wait(1) dance:Play()

But for some reason it doesn't do anything. When I put in a print after the Play()

eg:

wait(1)

dance:Play()
print('Played')

It DOES print 'Played' although I can't see it animating.

Is there a different ID I need to use for the animation? I know for gamepasses there is a different Data-Asset-ID, so is there something similar for animations too?

Please help.

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Answered by
RjsMc 41
9 days ago

Actually it seems about right. Try changing script:WaitForChild("Animation") to script.Animation

Everything seems right.

Here are the things you need to check for:

  • If the NPC is anchored, unanchor it.

  • If you want the NPC to not move, even though you need the NPC unanchored, then anchor the HumanoidRootPart

  • Another way is to add this script:

script.Parent.Parent.HumanoidRootPart.Anchored = true

Hope this helps!

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Nothing is working... I've even tried using a different animation Scaii_0 61 — 9d
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Answered by 10 days ago
Edited 10 days ago

The problem is that you're setting something that isn't really a variable (things like do, time, then, cannot be changed)

You can see them easily, it's highlighted in blue (unless you change the colors!)

--> Answer

Change your variable to another one, like animTrack

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it still doesn't do anything if i change it Scaii_0 61 — 10d
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The animation has to be yours, you have to be the one who made the animation because roblox doesnt allow you to use other people animations iamthedeveloper1 9 — 10d
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It is mine Scaii_0 61 — 10d
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Is there an error like --> Animation ... failed to load in ...? RedcommanderV2 1027 — 10d
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Nope... Scaii_0 61 — 10d
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Are you running it froma script or local script and where is it located? RedcommanderV2 1027 — 10d
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Script, its in the NPC's character Scaii_0 61 — 10d
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Just like I said in the original post Scaii_0 61 — 10d
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Are you sure it doesn't play? Try another animation first (a roblox default one should be good for testing) RedcommanderV2 1027 — 10d
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Answered by
sickings 641
9 days ago

Try if this works:

local Animation = Instance.new('Animation')
local AnimTrack = nil 

Animation.AnimationId = "" -- paste your animation id here

AnimTrack = humanoid:LoadAnimation(Animation)
AnimTrack:Play()
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Answered by
Scaii_0 61
9 days ago

Turns out that place is just broken because when I tried a different place with the EXACT SAME THINGS it worked. :/

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