Move an object along a path in Godot 2D

In this tutorial, we will see how to move a 2D sprite in a pre-defined path in Godot.

What you will learn

  1. How to create a path.
  2. How to make your sprite follow the path

I will be using Godot 3.4.2 for this tutorial. Let’s get started.

Creating a path in Godot

  • Add a path2D node to your scene.
  • Select the path2D node and click on add points in the path toolbox.
  • Add nodes around your scene as required
  • Click on close curve if you need a closed path.
Path toolbox
Path toolbox

Making the sprite follow your path

  • Add a Pathfollow2D node as a child of path2D.
  • Add your object that needs to follow the path as child of Pathfollow2D.
  • Make sure you reset the position of your object to (0,0) or the object will follow the path with a offset.
  • Create and add a script to path2D node.
  • Copy and paste the code below.
  • Play the game and the sprite will follow the path.
extends Path2D

var inc=0
var speed=500

# Called every frame. 'delta' is the elapsed time since the previous frame.
func _process(delta):

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