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Why do my dynamic lights cast rippled effects?

I include a picture of a corridor that has a dynamic pointlight. Depending on the camera angle the light casts these dynamic ripple effects on walls. the effects are not there if the light is set to static.

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Product Version: UE 4.12
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asked Aug 20 '16 at 12:36 PM in Rendering

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This is caused by dynamic lights with sharp angles on an actor and large radius for Spot/Point lights.

This can be tweaked by adjusting the settings for Point/Spot lights for Shadow Bias and Shadow Filter Sharpen to get better results.

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answered Sep 12 '16 at 03:38 PM

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