The velocity of points.

This attribute is automatically updated by the Simulate Particles and Simulate Rigid Bodies nodes based on Force and Mass.

The PointVelocity attribute is used by the Align on Velocity, Turbulize Particle Velocity, Inherit Emitter Velocity, and Test Particle Velocity compounds.

You can quickly get or set the PointVelocity attribute for particles using these compounds:

Data Type

3D vector

Belongs To


Geometry Types

  • point cloud

  • polygon mesh

  • NURBS surface

  • NURBS curve

  • lattice

Attribute Type


R/W or RO: