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Tornadoes VFX Pack

Rimaye.Std - Visual Effects - Aug 16, 2020

This pack contains 11 tornadoes : Water, Wind, Fire, Earth, Electricity, Blood, Darkness, Light, Futuristic, Poison, and Candy !. It includes blueprints (with many parameters) and Niagara VFX.

  • Supported Platforms
  • Supported Engine Versions
    4.25 - 4.27, 5.0 - 5.4
  • Download Type
    Asset Pack
    This product contains an assortment of Unreal Engine assets which can be imported into a pre-existing project of your choice.

Just drag and drop a blueprint with a tornado (or use "spawn actor from class") and adjust the parameters.

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Tutorials :


  • 11 tornadoes are already included ( Water, Wind, Fire, Earth, Electricity, Blood, Darkness, Light, Futuristic, Poison, and Candy)
  • Just adjust variables to change: Height, Thickness, CloudsDensity
  • Choose a duration or activate "endless".
  • Orient your tornado and adjust the speed (0 = stationary)
  • If you want to adapt the colors and the amount of particles, you can easily customize the effects
  • The "parent" blueprint allows you to add your own code for all tornadoes at once. Then add your specific codes for each kind of tornado!
  • Create your own tornado by assembling the different effects included and adjusting the parameters.

Technical Details

The effects are created with Niagara, you will find a folder with reworked effects/blueprints for VR and mobiles (shader complexity : Fully green).

May need optimization work for Autonomous VR Headset

Mobiles : Use VR blueprints for better performance .

VR: Currently, you will need to disable Instanced Stereo.

Type of Emitters: (CPU)

Number of Unique Effects: 28 + 10 (Update)

LODs: (Yes)

Number of Materials: 21

Number of Textures: 24

Number of Blueprints: 14 (+12 VR)

Number of Unique Meshes: 11

Supported Development Platforms:

Windows: (Yes)

Mac: (Not tried)

Documentation: Take a look at my tutorials on my youtube channel

Support : [email protected]

Important/Additional Notes: For VR, make sure « instanced stereo » is disabled.