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Locust Swarm and Transformation

Discussion in 'World Editor Help Zone' started by Verdun, Mar 27, 2013.

  1. Verdun

    Verdun

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    Hi

    When I create a unit with the 'locust swarm' ability, and the base model happens to be a unit with an alternate form (like druid of the talon), it will always transform while casting the spell (whether I have given it the transformation ability as well or not), which is not what I'm looking for.

    Any ideas how to avoid this? And could this be done without triggers?
    Or do you think this is just hard-wired into locust swarm/the transforming unit, in which case there might be a better ability to achieve the same thing (the ultimate goal being to have unselectable "companion" units that follow you around and attack ennemy units automatically)?
     
  2. deathismyfriend

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    make a new unit u can base it off of peon of anything then copy and paste the model of the unit u want to be shown and tht should clear up the problem
     
  3. Verdun

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    Thanks for your quick reply! I already tried that, though, when I took a unit like peon and gave it the appearance of druid of the talon plus locust swarm ability it would still "transform" while casting the ability
     
  4. UgoUgo

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    I am sorry if I misunderstood you question.

    Anyway, have you checked 'Art - Required Animation Names'?
    Make sure it is blank.
     
  5. Xonok

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    As far as I know it is not possible to prevent locust swarm from doing that.