I'm new in Blender. I have a character and I have some problem with his leg. Chain Lenght is 2 in left leg but it's 0 in right leg. I wanted to change it for 2, but my character fell apart. I watched a video tutorials and I did everything like the video. His left leg works properly, but his right leg does not move properly.

bones in the basic position bones in the basic position

left leg in motion left leg in motion right leg in motion right leg in motion If I move this leg, the whole character moves badly. I think the fail is in chain lenght but I can't fix it. What should I do?

Sorry for my english. :)


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You can tell from the yellow dotted line that runs from the IK bone (the yellow one) that there is indeed a difference in the IK chain length (the dotted line runs to a different bone for each leg). If you go to the IK constraint options, there is an option for chain length. Make sure that this option is set to the same number for both legs (it looks like it should be set to 2). Leaving it at the default value of 0 will give a limitless chain, and any number over 2 will include the hip bone, both of which will cause the problems you are seeing.

This is the value you will need to change:

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