In this article, we’ll drive you through Hiko’s new and updated VALORANT settings. So you can tweak your settings accordingly to get one step ahead of everyone.
Born in 1990, Spencer “Hiko” Martin is a content creator and streamer for 100 Thieves, currently living in North America. He started his esports career as a professional CS player, competing in countless notable tournaments under big organizations such as Complexity, Cloud 9, Optic, Team Liquid, and more.
After leaving several remarks as a professional CS player, he decided to step down from competitive CS:GO and pursue his career as a VALORANT professional in June 2020. He played professional VALORANT for one of the best NA rosters under the 100 Thieves banner, winning numerous tournaments.
On April 12, 2022, Hiko retired from competitive VALORANT and decided to become a full-time content creator. He is still signed under 100 Thieves, spreading his presence among the streaming community. He has garnered a huge follower base from both CS and VALORANT.
His positive vibe and smart gameplay made him even more popular with the VALORANT fans, and everyone welcomed him wholeheartedly. And now, he is one of the biggest Twitch streamers in VALORANT.
Hiko’s New VALORANT Settings
To complement Hiko’s precise gameplay, he uses specific VALORANT settings. These settings definitely do not make Hiko one of the best players in the world, but they surely help him stay consistent. Each video setting, keybind, mouse sensitivity, and gear is adjusted to match his play style.
Also, keep in mind that players like Hiko tend to change their VALORANT settings quite a lot. The changes are always very minimal and remain within a specific range. So, it is always suggested to follow pro players’ VALORANT settings but not mimic them exactly, as they might not fit your gameplay style.
So, without further ado, let’s find out what settings Hiko uses so you can tweak yours and take your VALORANT mastery to the next level. You should go through each setting and find out what suits you best and use it exactly or modify it to your liking.
General Video Settings:
|Resolution||2560 x 1440 16:9 (270Hz)|
|Aspect Ratio Method||Letterbox|
|NVIDIA Reflex Low Latency||On|
|[BETA] Experimental Sharpening||Off|
Apart from the video settings, Hiko uses some specific general settings also for visual clarity. He mainly uses customized map settings and a color-blind mode. Other than these, the rest of the general settings are default.
|Enemy Highlight Color||Yellow (Deuteranopia)|
|Fixed Orientation||Based On Side|
|Keep Players Centered||On|
|Minimap Vision Cones||Off|
Now that you know Hiko’s video and general settings, it’s time to see what keybinds he uses for fluid movement and commands.
|Equip Primary Weapon||1|
|Equip Secondary Weapon||2|
|Equip Melee Weapon||3|
|Use/ Equip Ability: 1||C|
|Use/ Equip Ability: 2||Q|
|Use/ Equip Ability: 3||E|
|Jump||Space Bar/ Mouse Wheel Up|
Hiko changes crosshair frequently. However, you might want to follow this list to get up-to-date info regarding Hiko’s recent crosshair settings.
|Show Inner Lines||On|
|Inner Line Opacity||1|
|Inner Line Length||4|
|Inner Line Thickness||2|
|Inner Line Offset||2|
|Firing Error Multiplier||1|
|Show Outer Lines||Off|
Hiko uses a pretty high sensitivity. Here is the list of current VALORANT mouse sensitivity setting Hiko has.
|Mouse Polling Rate||1000Hz|
|Scoped Sensitivity Multiplier||1|
Like other pro players and content creators, Hiko also uses specific gears that let him play at his best. VALORANT is a very competitive game. So, having these gears will definitely give you an edge over others. Here is a list of all the gears that Hiko uses:
|Monitor||ASUS ROG SWIFT XG27AQM|
|Mouse||ASUS ROG Harpe Ace|
|Keyboard||Razer Blackwidow TE|
|Headphone||JBL Quantum One|
|Mousepad||ZOWIE G-SR-SE HiKo Edition|
|Processor||Intel Core i9-10900K|
|Graphics Card||NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090|
|Motherboard||ASRock Z490 Extreme4|
|RAM||TEAMGROUP T-Force Delta RGB 16GB|
So, there you go! These are the new VALORANT settings and gears Hiko is currently using in 2023. As mentioned earlier, you should always tweak your settings according to your preferences and accessibility. So, try out Hiko’s new VALORANT settings and adjust them to your own playstyle to get maximum output.