Avatar always facing down

I am trying to export to VRChat, but every time I export, my avatar is facing downwards.
I’ve tried attaching the model to an empty GO and rotating the GO, I’ve tried restarting the entire project and reimporting and reexporting everything, but to no avail. Anyone know a fix?

That sounds like you’ve got a disagreement with the Z-Forward direction!

This depends on the software you’re using. Unity deals with Blender’s export settings pretty easily so I’m going to assume you’re using something else.

Either way, this image should be helpful.

In short, Unity uses a left handed set of axes where positive Y is up. Not all software does this!

You might have to adjust your FBX exporter in the software you’re using to handle this! Here’s how Cat’s Blender Plugin sets Blender’s export settings: