Shroud’s Updated VALORANT Settings in 2022: Video Settings, Keybinds, Mouse Sensitivity, Gears, and More

In this article, we’ll guide you through Shroud’s new and updated VALORANT settings. So you can tweak your settings accordingly and get even better at the game.

Michael “shroud” Grzesiek, born in 1994, is an ex-professional CS:GO player. At 20 years of age, he received a chance to play as a stand-in in the Cloud9 CS:GO roster. Cloud9 was impressed by his approach to the game and eventually gave him a permanent spot in the original 5 men roster.

He was a small-time streamer who liked playing all sorts of games. After joining Cloud9, his streaming viewership started to grow rapidly. His insane gameplay and highlights made him the “King of Reddit”. He became a popular figure in both the streaming and esports communities.

In April 2018, Shroud decided to step down from competing as a professional CS: GO player and decided to pursue his dream as a streamer. After that, he streamed countless games, and for every game he touched, he was good at them.

The same goes for VALORANT. Even though Shroud is not playing professionally anymore, he still gives the VALORANT pros hard times and makes the game look too effortless. When at his best, he impresses everyone with his excellent VALORANT gameplay.

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Shroud’s Update VALORANT Settings

To complement his playstyle, Shroud uses specific VALORANT settings. These settings definitely do not make him the best player, but they surely help him stay consistent. Each video setting, keybind, and mouse setting in the game are adjusted to complement his gameplay.

Credit: Shroud

Also, keep in mind that content creators like Shroud often change their VALORANT settings. However, the changes are always minimal and remain in a specific range. So, it is always suggested to follow pro players’ or content creators’ VALORANT settings but not mimic them strictly, as they might not fit your play style.

So, without further ado, let’s find out what VALORANT settings Shroud uses so you can tweak yours and take your VALORANT dominance to the next level. You should go through each setting and find out what suits you best and use it just as it is or modify it to your liking.

Video Settings

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Visuals are critical as it decides what you can or cannot see in the heat of the battle. Shroud uses a mixture of high resolution and medium graphics quality settings, so he can get maximum FPS without losing visual clarity.

General Video Settings:

Display ModeFullscreen
Resolution2560 x 1440 16:9 (240Hz)
Aspect Ratio MethodLetterbox
Limit FPS in BackgroundOn
NVIDIA Reflex Low LatencyOn + Boost

Graphics Quality:

Multithreaded RenderingOn
Material QualityHigh
Texture QualityHigh
Detail QualityHigh
UI QualityLow
Anti-AliasingMSAA 4x
Anisotropic Filtering8x
Improve ClarityOff
[BETA] Experimental SharpeningOff
Cast ShadowsOff

General Settings

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Apart from the video settings, Shroud uses default general settings for visual clarity. He mainly uses customized map settings. Other than that, the rest of the general settings are default.

Enemy Highlight ColorRed (Default)
Keep Players CenteredOff
Minimap Size1.028
Minimap Zoom1


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Now that you know Shroud’s video and general settings, it’s time to see what keybinds he uses for fluid movement and commands. We’ll only include the custom keybinds below; other keybinds are left to default.

Use/ Equip Ability: 1E
Use/ Equip Ability: 2Q
Use/ Equip Ability: 3C
Ultimate AbilityX
JumpSpace Bar/ Mouse Wheel Down
Use ObjectF
Equip Primary Weapon1
Equip Secondary Weapon2
Equip Melee Weapon3
Equip Spike4

Crosshair Settings

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Crosshair ColorWhite
Center DotOff
Override Firing Error Offset With Crosshair OffsetOff
Inner Lines
Show Inner LinesOn
Inner Line Opacity1
Inner Line Length5
Inner Line Thickness2
Inner Line Offset0
Movement ErrorOff
Firing ErrorOff
Outer Lines
Show Outer LinesOn
Outer Line Opacity.35
Outer Line Length2
Outler Line Thickness2
Outler Line Offset10

Mouse Sensitivity

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Like his other settings, Shroud changes his VALORANT mouse sensitivity quite a lot. However, he does not change his mouse sensitivity drastically, so it usually stays in a small range. Here is the list of current VALORANT mouse sensitivity setting Shroud has.

In-game Sensitivity.78
Mouse DPI450
Windows Sensitivity6
Mouse Polling Rate1000Hz
Scoped Sensitivity Multiplier1
Invert MouseOff
[BETA] RawInputBufferOff


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Shroud uses specific gears that let him play at his best. VALORANT is a very competitive game. So, having these gears definitely gives him an edge over others. Here is a list of all the gears that Shroud uses:

So, there you go! These are the new VALORANT settings and gears Shroud is currently using in 2022. As mentioned earlier, you should always tweak your settings according to your preference and accessibility. So, try out Shroud’s new VALORANT settings and adjust them with your own playstyle to get maximum output.

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