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I am trying to bake a normal map with Cycles, but no matter what I try, the results are always strange, and I am at my wit's end.

I keep getting weird results like this: https://s18.postimg.org/aq2e7tt21/Head_N.png

These are my bake settings:

https://s9.postimg.org/i7g76f6zz/Screenshot_20160915_230505.png

High-Poly model:

High-Poly

Low-Poly model:

Low-Poly

Any and all help much appreciated! This model is a project for a game development college course I am studying, just to clarify. :)

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You need to activate smooth shading for your low-poly model.

Select your model, go to "Tool Shelf - Tools - Edit - Shading" and hit the "Smooth" button.

smooth shading

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