CVar shadowMode

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This setting controls the Dynamic Shadows in-game.

Default Setting

0

Possible Settings

0
Off. This leaves the 'blob' type shadow only. Blob shadow cannot be removed as CVar_shadowLOD is no longer available.
1
Precomputed terrain shadows, dynamic shadows near player.
2
Static environment shadows, dynamic shadows near player.
Full dynamic shadows.


Changing this setting

In-game, type the following

/console shadowMode setting

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

SET shadowMode setting

Or you can change the setting via the in-game Video Options.

In-game Graphics Settings

This is how this setting relates to graphics options in-game:

Low
shadowMode = 0.
Fair
shadowMode = 1, shadowTextureSize not set in WTF (default is 1024).
Good
shadowMode = 1, shadowTextureSize = 2048.
High
shadowMode = 2, shadowTextureSize = 2048.
Ultra
shadowMode = 3, shadowTextureSize = 2048.

Patches

Cataclysm Patch 4.0.1 (2010-10-12): Added

References