The Best Red CS2 Skins

Your red loadout cheat sheet.

If you're going for a fully red themed inventory, or just looking to add a splash of red to your loadout, you're in the right place. Below you can find all sorts of skins including rifles, pistols, knives and shotguns, all with one common theme. You guessed it - they're all red. These are the must-have red skins for your loadout, starting from the cheapest and going up to the most expensive.

1 . Nova | Candy Apple (Factory New)

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Nova | Candy Apple (Factory New)

We weren't lying when we said we're starting with the cheapest. This costs less than a chocolate bar, in fact, depending on which chocolate bar you're buying, one of these and five more for your friends could cost less than a chocolate bar. It's also the closest you'll get to an entirely red Nova skin. At only 10 cents for Factory New, if you haven't got a red Nova skin - you need to get this.

2 . Glock-18 | Candy Apple (Factory New)

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Glock-18 | Candy Apple (Factory New)

This Glock-18 is perfect for any budget, costing less than 50 cents in Factory New condition. It's not entirely red, but when you've got a red-themed loadout, we think you'll appreciate the contrast the matte black adds to the skin.

3 . MAG-7 | Heat (Minimal Wear)

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MAG-7 | Heat (Minimal Wear)

The MAG-7 Heat is sure gonna be giving off heat in-game because it's smokin' hot - probably both literally and figuratively. There aren't too many red MAG-7 skins, so you're going to have to choose between this and the (orange-ish) Core Breach if you do want a red MAG-7 in your loadout. It's a no-brainer if you ask us.

4 . Galil AR | Signal (Factory New)

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Galil AR | Signal (Factory New)

It's cheap. It's red. And if you're a fan of blue, this one's for you. Did we mention it's red? The Signal is probably the best bang for your buck you can get in a Galil AR skin, regardless of color. The pattern sits right in the middle between "too complicated" and "too boring" - perfect, if you ask us.

5 . Sawed-Off | Brake Light (Factory New)

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Sawed-Off | Brake Light (Factory New)

Okay, okay, only about 25% of this skin is red, but it's the closest you're gonna get if you want to get a red sawed-off in your loadout. Regardless of how red it is, it's not bad looking, so you can be sure your teammates and the enemies are going to be slamming on their brake lights to get a look.

6 . USP-S | Check Engine (Factory New)

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USP-S | Check Engine (Factory New)

The reddest of the reds - if you're asking for a red skin, the Check Engine gives that to you and a little bit more. It's practically entirely red. What more could you ask for?

7 . XM1014 | Tranquility (Field-Tested)

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XM1014 | Tranquility (Field-Tested)

The XM1014 is definitely an underrated gun, and we think the Tranquility is an underrated skin. That said, we're not complaining, it being underrated brings down the price. You can get the Tranquility in Field Tested condition for just $2.50 on third-party sites.

8 . M4A4 | Evil Daimyo (Factory New)

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M4A4 | Evil Daimyo (Factory New)

This Evil Daimyo is in a lot of player's inventories, and there's good reason for that - it's a nice skin. Really, we've thought about the the best word to describe this skin for a while, and it truly is "nice". It's not too flashy, it's not too simple, it has the perfect balance of red and other colors, and last but not least, the price isn't half bad! Check it out!

9 . P250 | Muertos (Factory New)

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P250 | Muertos (Factory New)

Arguably the most-red skin we've got in this list, the Muertos is not to be skipped. It's fairly priced at around $4 for Factory New and has some awesome patterns that are oddly psychedelic in design. I'd believe that this thing had been uncovered in a temple from 1,000 years ago if it wasn't for the fact guns weren't around back then.

10 . FAMAS | Roll Cage (Minimal Wear)

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FAMAS | Roll Cage (Minimal Wear)

Not only is this skin red in color, but it's covert rarity, meaning it'll be red in your (and your spectator's) UI when you're playing. Pretty cool. It's definitely not the reddest of skins, but we think the pattern is pretty badass.

11 . M4A4 | Bullet Rain (Minimal Wear)

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M4A4 | Bullet Rain (Minimal Wear)

We're as surprised as you are this gun isn't more expensive. It's one of the more colorful weapons, and usually that's associated with a higher price tag - but not in this case. The M4A4 Bullet Rain is a beautiful skin to own. Better yet, it'll double up as a blue skin for a blue loadout if you have a change of heart.

12 . P90 | Cold Blooded (Factory New)

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P90 | Cold Blooded (Factory New)

It's the reddest P90 you're going to be able to get your hands on, and whilst not cheap, it's not unfairly priced at just $8 for Factory New condition. Unfortunately it isn't available in anything lower than Minimal Wear, so if you are on a really tight budget, this gun isn't for you.

13 . Desert Eagle | Crimson Web (Minimal Wear)

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Desert Eagle | Crimson Web (Minimal Wear)

The Crimson Web is a popular design for knives, but often forgotten about when it comes to weapon skins. We're not sure why because it looks absolutely stunning on this Desert Eagle. Whilst the Factory New conditioned version of this weapon looks better, a Minimal Wear Crimson Web is going to cost you about 20% of the price. The cost of saving 80% is few scratches, and that's a bargain if you ask us.

14 . Glock-18 | Water Elemental (Factory New)

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Glock-18 | Water Elemental (Factory New)

The Glock-18 Water Elemental is guaranteed to add a splash of blue to your loadout whilst keeping with the red theme. It sits right in the middle between "too flashy" and "too plain" with an interesting but not overly complicated design. If you're stuck deciding which Glock skin to get for your loadout and are worried you might make the wrong decision, this is a safe option.

15 . AK-47 | Orbit Mk01 (Factory New)

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AK-47 | Orbit Mk01 (Factory New)

The cool Star Wars-like design on the AK-47 Orbit Mk01 might seem a bit dull, but that's exactly why we love this skin. Too often players opt for the flashy and bright skins that attract everyone's attention. If every skin in your loadout is brightly colored, it'll definitely seem unvaried. With the Orbit's modest but artistic design, we think it's a sensible choice of weapon for any red loadout.

16 . AWP | Redline (Minimal Wear)

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AWP | Redline (Minimal Wear)

It isn't completely red, we know, but it has some pretty decent looking red stripes, and it's the closest you're going to get when it comes to red AWP skins. Believe us, we've checked. Not only is it good looking, but it's fairly priced too. Minimal Wear to Well Worn conditions of this gun cost between $10 and $15.

17 . M4A1-S | Chantico's Fire (Minimal Wear)

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M4A1-S | Chantico's Fire (Minimal Wear)

Wow. Wow. Wow. This thing is a work of art. It's probably 50% red and 50% gold, but it's 100% awesome. If there were fashion brands in CS:GO, this thing would definitely have been designed by Versace. With those royal patterns and colors on your M4A1-S, everyone's going to think you're a baller. The best part is that you don't need to be a baller to get this in your loadout. Just $25 is all the Minimal Wear will cost you. A small cost for a beautiful skin.

18 . USP-S | Kill Confirmed (Minimal Wear)

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USP-S | Kill Confirmed (Minimal Wear)

The image on this skin depicts a bullet shattering a skull: exactly what we imagine the owner of this gun will be doing with it on CT pistol round. Being the most expensive USP-S in the game right now, we recommend getting this in Minimal Wear which may add some small blemishes, but brings the price down by up to $40.

19 . Desert Eagle | Code Red (Factory New)

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Desert Eagle | Code Red (Factory New)

The price of the Desert Eagle Code Red varies a lot based on condition, with the Factory New costing upwards of $40 and the Battle Scarred condition costing just $8. With that said, you have to get this gun in Factory New to admire its beauty. It's not "all out red", but the writing and matte black handle add some much-needed character and variation.

20 . AK-47 | Bloodsport (Factory New)

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AK-47 | Bloodsport (Factory New)

The AK-47 Bloodsport has an Asian take on design, featuring Japanese lettering that translates to "lightning" in English. With a lot of different text and symbols, this is definitely one of the most exciting AK-47 skins you can get, if not one of the most exciting skins in the game. It's definitely on the more expensive end of AK skins, costing around $50 on third party markets in Factory New.

21 . ★ Gut Knife | Crimson Web (Battle-Scarred)

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★ Gut Knife | Crimson Web (Battle-Scarred)

For those on a budget, this is the cheapest red knife you can get. With prices sometimes dropping as low as $50, this Gut Knife Crimson Web is a surprisingly good bargain for those looking for a red inventory, or a red loadout. It's probably not one for those with arachnophobia, however.

22 . M4A1-S | Hot Rod (Factory New)

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M4A1-S | Hot Rod (Factory New)

We don't think any other red skin features a red as deep and tantalizing as the M4A1-S Hot Rod does. If you've got the money ($60) to get this in your loadout, you'd be silly not to.

23 . ★ M9 Bayonet | Autotronic (Minimal Wear)

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★ M9 Bayonet | Autotronic (Minimal Wear)

If you're a fan of the Vanilla M9 Bayonet, but it's just a little too plain for your liking, the Autotronic is the best of both worlds. It's a hybrid of classic and new - with the look of an untainted M9 on one part of the blade, and a blood-stained looking color on the other. At over $300, the Autronic isn't the cheapest of knives on the market, but if you can afford it, you're going to have to check it out in-game because its looks are second to none.

24 . ★ Karambit | Slaughter (Factory New)

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★ Karambit | Slaughter (Factory New)

Would it be a red skins article without a Slaughter? We think not. And if you're getting a Slaughter knife, the Karambit has to be a serious consideration. That soft red patterning just goes so well with the curvature of the blade. Just thinking of that thing spinning around my finger in-game gets me all hot and bothered.

25 . M4A4 | Howl (Minimal Wear)

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M4A4 | Howl (Minimal Wear)

This skin will have your teammates an enemies howling in awe - it's beautiful. Fun fact about the howl: the original design was stolen from a piece of online artwork and submitted to the CS:GO workshop by a community member who said they were "inspired by their dog". After a few months, the original creator of the artwork noticed that their wolf artwork was being used in a CS:GO skin, which lead to it being reported to Valve. Valve then removed the skin from cases, and redesigned the Howl so that it wouldn't infringe copyright. Despite the redesign clearing copyright concerns, it was never re-added to cases. This makes it a very valuable skin. A Minimal Wear Howl like the one above will cost you around $800!

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