TOP 10 Most Popular M4A4 CS2 Skins

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Based on player requests for the best skins for the M4A4, we have written this article with examples of the best skins for every budget.

From the most expensive skins that every player wants to own: The Emperor, Poseidon, Howl, to the mid-budget skins: Neo-Noir, The Coalition, Temukau, Buzz Kill, |龍王 Dragon King, and the very cheap Spider Lily and Desolate Space.

We relied on players' and our own opinions to develop the most objective TOP.

By the way, CS2 just recently received an update. For details, there is a Twitter post about it.


  • Detailed information about the release date, price, quality, case, and collection of each M4A4 skin in our TOP list

The Emperor

M4A4 | The Emperor

Release Date: March 14, 2019

Price: From ~$7.29

Quality: Covert

Case: Prisma Case

Collection: The Prisma Collection

The community recognizes The Emperor skin for M4A4 as the most beautiful skin. There was a small vote on Reddit, and The Emperor won by a margin over its rivals.

This skin is not one of the most affordable—it can cost as much as $400 or more. However, fans have bought it Battle-Scarred or Well-Worn, complete with stickers, and it looks fantastic.

Price chart The Emperor

You can see an example of how this skin was decorated with a sticker in the article Best Cheap Stickers in CS2 2024.


M4A4 | Poseidon

Release Date: May 26, 2015

Price: From ~$1362

Quality: Classified

Collection: The Gods and Monsters Collection

M4A4 Poseidon is another skin that attracts players' attention and is one of the most desirable purchases. However, its price is very high and continues to rise. This skin is recommended as an investment.

On Reddit, it's often in the TOP-3 best skins on the M4A4.

Price chart Poseidon


M4A4 | Howl

Release Date: May 1, 2014

Price: From ~$3849,99

Quality: Contraband

Case: Huntsman Weapon Case (removed)

Collection: Huntsman Collection (removed)

The M4A4 Howl is an exorbitantly expensive skin considered a treasure in CS2 and the only contraband weapon in the game. The conflict concerns the skin's authorship and the Howling Dawn sticker. In March 2014, a user posted his artwork in the SteamWorkshop. Valve liked the skin very much, and in May, it appeared as part of the Huntsman Weapon Case.

On June 12, the real author of the image used in the skin and sticker filed a copyright lawsuit. And then Howl became contraband. The rifle's design was changed: the original "Howl" skin was removed from CS:GO, and in players' inventories, it was replaced by an updated version of the gun with a picture that did not violate copyright.

Now, the price of the skin can reach 10 thousand dollars and above, and for StatTrak, more than 15 thousand. Nevertheless, players still love and appreciate this skin, considering it a work of art.

Price chart Howl


M4A4 | Neo-Noir

Release Date: February 16, 2018

Price: From ~$4,65

Quality: Covert

Case: Clutch Case

Collection: The Clutch Collection

Neo-Noir is a mid-priced skin. It is not rare in the skin market, but it is considered stylish and preferred by many players.

Those interested in investing can explore the possibilities of the brand-new StatTrak M4A4 Neo-Noir, a variant that easily tops out at $100.

Price chart Neo-Noir

The Coalition

M4A4 | The Coalition

Release Date: September 22, 2021

Price: From ~$10,62

Quality: Covert

Collection: The 2021 Train Collection

Another mid-priced skin that players advise. It is somewhat similar to Buzz Kill but looks more elegant.

Price chart The Coalition


M4A4 | Temukau

Release Date: February 10, 2023

Price: From ~$7,29

Case: Revolution Case

Collection: The Revolution Collection

It's one of the best budget skins added to CS2 and one of the few anime-style skins. It's also recommended on Reddit. While it won't be to everyone's taste, it's an obvious choice for anime fans.

Also, anime fans may be interested in the article Best Anime Skins and Stickers in CS2 2024.

And if you like games in the same style, read Best Anime Games Ever: The Ultimate Top-10 List for 2024.

The price of this skin has been dropping lately, so it may not be a good investment just yet.

Price chart Temukau

Desolate Space

M4A4 | Desolate Space

Release Date: June 15, 2016

Price: From ~$4,48

Quality: Classified

Case: Gamma Case

Collection: The Gamma Collection

Another skin that will fit into a budget under 10 dollars and look good. And if you need something, you can always add stickers. There's a great option on Reddit to make this skin even more extraordinary!

By the way, stickers like the example will cost about 3 dollars.

Price chart Desolate Space

Dragon King | 龍王

M4A4 | Dragon King

Release Date: January 8, 2015

Price: From ~$6,61

Quality: Classified

Case: Chroma Case

Collection: The Chroma Collection

Created by community designer L'grand, the skin has only been gaining popularity since 2015. It has many details and makes an excellent impression for the little money you can buy it for.

That's why this skin is often recommended by CS2 players when considering budget skins.

Price chart Dragon King

Buzz Kill

M4A4 | Buzz Kill

Release Date: November 28, 2016

Price: From ~$7,19

Quality: Covert

Case: Glove Case

Collection: The Glove Collection

Many players like the bright yellow base and the seamless combination of various yellow stickers in the game, which makes this skin stand out. Created by community designer "DasDas", you can get this skin by opening the Glove Case container.

Not so long ago, this skin was growing in value very fast. This trend has subsided, but it is still a good investment option.

Price chart Buzz Kill

Spider Lily

M4A4 | Spider Lily

Release Date: September 22, 2021

Price: From ~$2,57

Quality: Restricted

Case: Operation Riptide Case

Collection: The Operation Riptide Collection

This skin is the most budget-friendly skin on our list. For a few dollars, you can get skin that many players like. Plus, with just a few stickers, you can customize the skin for awesomeness. You can see an example on Reddit.

Price chart Spider Lily


The M4A4 is as popular a weapon as the AK-47. You can explore the article Top-10 AK-47 Skins in CS2 (2024 List) to learn more.

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