Setting up IK in Unreal

Setting up IK in Unreal is important for allowing more complex control of your character animation in the engine. It allows for procedural modifiers to be layered on top of the basic animation. For example, walking up stairs or uneven terrain and for correct hand position while handling props. Unreal has some good specific detail on setting up IK if you follow the link below.

 

https://docs.unrealengine.com/latest/INT/Engine/Animation/IKSetups/index.html