How to Improve Graphics in Dragon Nest

Updated on February 11, 2017
Example of a Max Performance Graphics Settings
Example of a Max Performance Graphics Settings

Dragon Nest Graphics

Dragon Nest, though not a very high-end mmorpg, still boasts good graphics to fondle with. Of course, to be able to play with the graphics outside the in-game configurations, you'll need a pretty good graphics card. Basically NVIDIA and ATI cards are already good enough. Performance-wise however, if your PC can't handle it, then you should select optimal settings instead.

Improved Dragon Nest Graphics:

Saint Haven
Saint Haven

How to Improve Dragon Nest Graphics In-game

To improve the graphics in-game, simply press ESC then go to the system settings option. Under the graphics tab, you can opt to modify the graphics resolution, the texture and detail quality, as well as choose if you want the game in windowed mode.

Remember that you need to restart the game for any changes in the resolution to take effect. Similarly, you can modify these settings in the 'options' button below the 'start' selection in the game launcher.

About V-Sync

V-Sync, or rather Vertical Synchronization, is the option that controls whether the monitor and the graphics card would synchronize with one another in terms of their refresh rate. Enabling VSync simply tells your graphics card to synchronize its actions with your monitor. Likewise, with this option off, the graphics card and the monitor have no relation whatsoever.

How does it affect the graphics quality?

To make stuff straightforward, V-Sync at OFF can lead to 'Tearing', or frames overlapping each other because the monitor can't keep up with the graphics card (Which looks like as if the image was cut in some parts). V-Sync at ON however can significantly reduce the maximum Frames Per Second (FPS) displayed for a smooth imagery by up to 50%, meaning it would lead to dull graphics. So for the fastest and best graphics performance, leave it at OFF. This is especially useful for gaming laptops and those with a high-end graphics card partnered with a high-end monitor.

Credits for the work below are given to Natsuko of DNmods.

A sample of the settings for improving Dragon Nest Graphics through NVIDIA 3D Settings.
A sample of the settings for improving Dragon Nest Graphics through NVIDIA 3D Settings.

How to Improve Dragon Nest Graphics in a NVIDIA Graphics Card:

  1. Right click on your desktop then select 'NVIDIA Control Panel.'
  2. Select "Manage 3D settings" tab under the "3D Settings" option.
  3. Look for the "Program-settings" tab, then under it click on the "Add" button. Select the 'DragonNest.exe'
  4. The items that follow below are the graphics options available for modification by your graphics card. Simply tweak any of the options to your preference and remember that the highest settings is not always the best.


ATI Control Center
ATI Control Center | Source

How to Improve Dragon Nest Graphics in an ATI Graphics Card:

  1. Right click on your desktop.
  2. Select 'Catalyst Control Center.'
  3. Click on the 'Graphics' Tab then select '3D.'
  4. Select 'All' in the menu bar to see the sliding bars like shown on the right.
  5. Simply move the sliders to your preference.
  6. Disable 'Use Application Settings' before clicking apply and OK.

You might like:

Questions & Answers

    Comments

      0 of 8192 characters used
      Post Comment

      • profile image

        dlsnhuff 

        5 years ago

        i confuse. U said that, if sync on, we get a better imagery smoothness [ then it's same as reduce a lag, right !? ], but u prefer sync off. Y ??

      • profile image

        Ramez 

        6 years ago

        the screen got white what i do ???

      • profile image

        Ace 

        6 years ago

        does this work on laptop? i mean it is advisable? coz i have laptop acer aspire 4750g i3-2310m....

      • profile image

        PenguinS 

        6 years ago

        This help a lot THX :D

      • dragon-nest profile imageAUTHOR

        Christian B 

        6 years ago from Philippines

        Thanks Chip, glad you find it very useful.

      • profile image

        Chip 

        6 years ago

        I LOVE YOU! Not only did this improve the graphics, but also took away the bit of lag. It's so fluid now!!

      working

      This website uses cookies

      As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, levelskip.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

      For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://levelskip.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

      Show Details
      Necessary
      HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
      LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
      Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
      AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
      HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
      HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
      Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
      CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
      Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
      Features
      Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
      Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
      Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
      Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
      Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
      VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
      PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
      Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
      MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
      Marketing
      Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
      Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
      Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
      SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
      Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
      Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
      AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
      OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
      Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
      TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
      Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
      Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
      Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
      Statistics
      Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
      ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
      Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)