Is it possible to turn off the flamethrower flashing light effect? — Guild Wars 2 Forums

Is it possible to turn off the flamethrower flashing light effect?

Momchilo.8079Momchilo.8079 Member
edited September 30, 2019 in Account & Technical Support

Hello all,

So I created an engineer, and I went to the PvP lobby to tryout the weapons. When I equipped the flamethrower I really liked the mechanics of it, but my problem is that whenever I use the basic flame thrower attack there is flashing light effect. This is really tiresome for the eyes and I don't think I would be able to play this class or least the flamethrower kit if I'm not able to turn off that flashing effect.

So my question is, is it possible to turn off the flashing light from the flamethrower basic attack via a console command or in the options? I had no luck finding that option so far.

Thanks in advance.


  • ST Babaganosh.3745ST Babaganosh.3745 Member ✭✭
    edited October 1, 2019

    indeed it is called Light Adaptation, found under the graphic options. I turn it off when playing late at night. It doesn't get rid of it completely but it stops the reflections from the textures around you. :)

  • Nope still got it. The flicker is much more worse live than in this gif

    Man flamethrower looks fun to play, wish there was a way to turn this off.

  • Hoodie.1045Hoodie.1045 Member ✭✭✭✭
    edited October 3, 2019

    I'm not exactly sure which setting allows you to turn off the flamethrower lighting, but these are the settings I use. They may not disable the flamethrower lighting, but they will tone it down.

    • Animation: Low
    • Anti-Aliasing: SMAA Low
    • Environment: Low
    • LOD Distance: Low
    • Reflections: None
    • Textures: Low
    • Render Sampling: Native
    • Shadows: None
    • Shaders: Low
    • Post-Processing: None
    • Character Model Limit: Lowest
    • Character Model Quality: Medium
    • Ambient Occlusion: Disabled
    • Best Texture Filtering: Disabled
    • Depth Blur: Disabled
    • Effect LOD: Enabled
    • High-Res Character Textures: Disabled
    • Light Adaptation: Enabled
    • Vertical Sync: Disabled
    • Motion Blur Power: Lowest


  • @Hoodie.1045 said:

    • Post-Processing: None

    I'd suggest trying this one, it affects lighting.

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