This CVar controls the view distance of the environment. Manually increasing this CVar beyond the maximum value may cause the client to crash (Error 132).

Default Setting


Possible Settings

This CVar accepts a range of values from 200 to 1300 via in-game video options.

minimum farclip distance when set manually (world is not rendered at this setting)
minimum farclip distance
maximum farclip distance

Changing this setting

In-game, type the following

/console farclip setting

Alternatively, you can exit wow, open the file, and add the following line:

SET farclip setting

Patch changes

  • Mists of Pandaria Patch 5.0.4 (2012-08-28): Low value increased from 185 to 200, Fair value increased from 507 to 600, Medium value increased from 727 to 800, High value decreased from 1057 to 1000, Ultra value increased from 1250 to 1300
  • Cataclysm Patch 4.0.1 (2010-10-12): Min value decreased to 0, possible higher Max value
  • Wrath of the Lich King Patch 3.0.2 (2008-10-14): Max value increased from 777 to 1277