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I have moved into the last part of this article here: https://abitawake.com/news/articles/enemy-ai-chasing-a-player-without-navigation2d-or-a-star-pathfinding, making the enemies detect the scent:
Scent Detection

the enemy is not being declared so I tried using self instead like this:
Scent Detection using self instead

I did not use the _init function since the enemy and params are not declared, the script is attached to a KinematicBody2D node and I got this error:
Scent Detection Issue

By what I can understand is that there is no target being defined. This is what I used before for the enemy chasing instead of the Getting Started script from the article:
Simple Chase State

I tried using some parts of the script that I had before with the one in the article but I couldn't get it working.

Godot version v3.2.3
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+1 vote

I managed to solve this problem by making up this code, I had to declare the variables in this sort of way and I don't seem to be getting any issues:

var dir

onready var player = get_node("../../Player")

func _ready():
    animationTree.active = true

func _physics_process(delta):
    match state:
            var playerdet = playerDetectionZone.playerdet
            if playerdet != null and attacktimer == 1:
                var look = self.get_node("RayCast2D")
                look.cast_to = (player.position - self.position)
                var distance = (player.position - self.position).length()
                animationTree.set("parameters/idle/blend_position", look.cast_to.normalized())
                animationTree.set("parameters/walk/blend_position", look.cast_to.normalized())
                animationTree.set("parameters/attack/blend_position", look.cast_to.normalized())
                animationTree.set("parameters/hit/blend_position", look.cast_to.normalized())

                if distance > 50:
                    velocity = velocity.move_toward(look.cast_to.normalized() * MAX_SPEED, ACCELERATION * delta)
                    state = ATTACK
                for scent in player.scent_trail:
                    look.cast_to = (scent.position - self.position)
                    velocity = velocity.move_toward(look.cast_to.normalized() * MAX_SPEED, ACCELERATION * delta)

                    if !look.is_colliding():
                        self.dir = look.cast_to.normalized()
            elif attacktimer == 0:
                state = IDLE
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