Hades Best Steam Deck Settings

Dive into the mythic realm of Hades on the Steam Deck with the best settings to enhance performance and visuals.

Hades is the award-winning roguelite where you play as the immortal Prince Zagreus of the Underworld on a quest to escape an eternity in administrative hell. With the aid of members of his immortal family like Zeus, Athena, and Poseidon, players can choose from a plethora of powerful Boons to enhance the Prince's abilities, resulting in endless character build possibilities.

Looking to tear through the realm of the dead on your Steam Deck? Then this guide to the best Steam Deck settings for Hades will help you get the best performance out of Valve's handheld gaming machine.

Hades Best Steam Deck Settings

Compatibility Settings
Proton VersionVulkan (Steam Deck)

Hades runs on the Steam Deck without any Proton swapping or extra tinkering required. Just remember to choose Vulkan (Steam Deck) from the launch menu when first running the game for best results.

Read on for the best Steam Deck settings for Hades.

Best Quality Settings (Native@60fps | ~4h)

Hades runs beautifully on the Steam Deck, so you won't have to change much to get great graphics and excellent performance. Set a Thermal Power (TDP) Limit of 8 Watts to get even more game time out of a single battery charge.

In-game Display Settings
Steam Deck Performance Menu Settings
Refresh Rate60
Framerate Limit60
Allow TearingOff
Half Rate ShadingOff
Thermal Power (TDP) LimitOn
Manual GPU Clock ControlOff
Scaling FilterLinear