CS:GO skins are a great way to customize the look of your player model and add a bit of color to the game. Knives are the holy grail of skins, but their high price tag puts many people off buying one. Here are some of the best knives under 100 CS:GO can offer. You can get these from third party websites, which are usually cheaper than the Steam Market allowing you to get the best cheap CS:GO knives for that little bit cheaper.
If you’ve seen our other knife article on Total CS:GO, you might know we’re a fan of the Ultraviolet series. But how can you not be? Especially when the purple and blacks of the skin meet in the middle, separated by a wall of deep purple, shaking hands and then filling the rest of the skin with their intricate pattern.
The Falchion Knife Urban Masked is one of the most unique knife skins there is. In fact, we’d say a name like Arctic Camo (shout to the CoD fans) would be a more fitting name for it. It looks as though it’s snow-capped, and chills right to the bone, in every sense of the saying.
A dark, mystical shade of purple paired with an equally dark and mystical matte gray means only one thing. A sick-looking Shadow Dagger skin.
We’ll never be able to praise knife skins in the Night variant enough. There’s something about that jet-black surface that you flick out time and time again in a game that just looks so great. Maybe it’s because it doesn’t catch the sun’s light, or because it represents the foreboding weapon in your hand. Whatever the reason, they’re always worth considering when buying a knife.
If you think a good-looking knife like this in such pristine condition is jaw dropping, wait until you see the price tag. Just $65 for a knife like this. Oh boy.
The Bowie Knife is versatile. It would look great on an Arabian Prince from 2,000 years ago, and equally as good on a modern Counter-Terrorist in operation. Add in the Stained skin to the blade and you've got two of a kind. A perfect match.
Does this knife look like the sort of thing you’d see as a part of a Halloween costume? Perhaps. But we won’t be told otherwise than that it looks absolutely incredible. Rugged, scary and menacing. If that’s what you want your CS:GO knife to embody, then the Huntsman Knife may be the most apt choice to fulfill that mission.
Even its name will tell you, but the Stained knife pattern is something you want in a vicious, menacing knife. And does anything fit that bill quite like the Huntsman Knife? Lengthy, jagged and serrated, this is one mean looking knife choice.
The Flip Knife is one of the more popular styles of blade, so it can often cost an arm and a leg for a good-looking design. Surprisingly, the Black Laminate coated Flip Knife in Battle Scarred condition is fairly affordable.. and it looks great. The dark oak handle is one of the nicest touches we've seen on a skin (and we've looked at a lot of skins).
With the scorching hot looks this skin has, your character's non-dominant hand will be happy it has a second dagger to hold. You'd think good looks mean not-so-good prices, but with these, that strangely isn't the case (they're darn cheap).
When you’re looking for cheap knives in CS:GO, you know you’ll stumble on to a few Safari Mesh skins. But instead of seeing that as a bad thing, embrace the Mesh and make it your own. The Minimal Wear Gut Knife lets you do exactly that - picking up a surprisingly nice looking skin for a low price.
It might look like it'll give your enemies Tetanus, but we think the Bowie Rust Coat rocks that style pretty darn well. Even if not, the fact that you can pick up this blade for almost $50 is flabbergasting - a serious consideration for anyone on a tight budget or fans of rusty things.
The Safari Mesh is like the water of CS:GO - everyone needs some in their life, they're always going to be thirsty for some. If you haven't got a Safari Mesh skin in your loadout, why not fill that gap with a Safari Mesh Bayonet? Not only will it make you look like a man (or woman) of style, but they're fairly priced so your bank will love you for it too.
You have to love the Case Hardened series of weapon finishes for how different they can look. And on a knife like the Bowie Knife, it has plenty of room on the blade to do so. Blue in one area, yellow in another and purple on the last, this is a knife for someone who loves to add a dash of color to everything they touch.
You'll rarely find an M9 Bayonet at a price tag below $100. It's just such an iconic, gnarly knife. Thankfully, the less popular Scorched variant is cheaper than most other types of M9 Bayonet. You can pick this up for just $90.
We've given the Boreal Forest a lot of slack - it isn't our "skin of choice" - but, the Boreal Forest Flip Knife definitely has us reconsidering whether the slack was due. We think the Flip Knife paird with this rugged forest-like color scheme go hand-in-hand, and create a pretty cool knife. It looks even better in-game with the flip animation when you put it out and inspect it.
I (the editor of this article) have been sat here at my desk for five minutes straight, trying to think up a description for this knife. No words. How can you put into words the beauty of this knife's simplicity? It's really just two colors - purple and gray - but they go together so well. So well that it would simply not be possible to put into words.
Your character in CS:GO is at war. It doesn't matter if you're on T or CT side, if the game was a real life situation, you really wouldn't be bothered about having a fancy colored knife in your hand. You probably would be bothered about blending in with the surroundings, however, and that's where the Boreal Forest comes in. Not only is a cool looking, but it shows you're a practical person.