Top 10 CS:GO Skins with Easter Eggs - Hellcase Blog

CS:GO skins with easter eggs are more than just cosmetic enhancements, as they are a canvas for creativity and hidden surprises. Throughout the years, skin authors have incorporated subtle references or secret features into their designs.

This article will explore ten fascinating CS:GO skins and a few maps that boast intriguing easter eggs, giving fans of the game an opportunity to explore and appreciate these artistic masterpieces in a whole new way.

What Are Easter Eggs in CS:GO?

Easter eggs are secret features or surprises in video games intentionally hidden by developers. Oftentimes, these hidden surprises are meant to be discovered by players and can be a nod to pop culture, inside jokes, or references to other games. Easter eggs enhance the gameplay experience by adding an element of fun, humor, or curiosity to the content.

The term “easter egg” comes from the tradition of hiding easter eggs during Easter celebrations, where participants search for the hidden eggs as part of the festivities. Similarly, easter eggs in video games involve a sense of discovery and excitement for those players who uncover them.

CS:GO Skins With Easter Eggs

Everyone loves easter eggs! In Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, there are numerous easter eggs spread throughout the game, including those hidden in the designs of weapon skins. Some of the community artists who create CS:GO skins have shown a keen eye for detail that sets their work apart from the rest, and we have found ten awesome easter eggs. These skins can become quite popular amongst players and collectors alike, with some of them featuring special easter cases that contain exclusive items.

Let’s take a closer look at some of the most interesting easter eggs you can find while inspecting CS:GO skins.

Galil AR | Chatterbox

“Some say that when you laugh, the world laughs with you…but when Chatterbox laughs, there are only screams”.

Galil AR | Chatterbox

Rarity: Covert.

Finish Style: Custom Paint Job.

Float value range: 0.35 to 0.85.

StatTrak™ is available: yes.

Starting price: $7.20.

Created by EGO DEATH, Galil AR | Chatterbox was added to Counter-Strike: Global Offensive as a part of The Chroma Collection in January 2015. The author covered some parts of the weapon with yellow paint and adorned the receiver with an image of a cartoon-styled white skull.

Several easter eggs are hidden in the Galil AR | Chatterbox design. First, there is a “FEED ME” inscription on the back part of the receiver, you can spot it while inspecting the rifle. Also, with each bullet you fire, the skull opens its mouth, creating an illusion of being alive and chattering.

No Factory New and Minimal Wear variants of Galil AR | Chatterbox exist. The pricing for Battle-Scarred skins starts at $7.20, and for Field-Tested ones – at $92.45. The most expensive variant of this skin is StatTrak™ Field-Tested which sells for $220.

R8 Revolver | Bone Forged

“What lurks below”.

R8 Revolver | Bone Forged

Rarity: Mil-Spec.

Finish Style: Gunsmith.

Float value range: 0.00 to 0.60.

StatTrak™ is available: yes.

Starting price: $0.10.

Added to the game in the Prisma 2 Collection in 2020, R8 Revolver | Bone Forged was created by Mysterion and Blazer. The pistol has been custom painted with copper paint, distressed, and adorned with an ancient sea monster engraved motif.

The R8 Revolver | Bone Forged skin in CS:GO is a prime example of how attention to detail can elevate a design from ordinary to extraordinary. One such detail is the engraved inscription “HUNGRY” on each bullet. This seemingly small element adds a layer of depth and meaning to the overall aesthetic, making it a beautiful and standout feature.

Another interesting feature of this skin is that with a higher wear level, the body of the revolver turns dark blue.

This Mil-Spec is extremely affordable, costing only $0.10 in Battle-Scarred condition and around $0.30 in Factory New condition. StatTrak™ Factory New R8 Revolver | Bone Forged will cost you $0.85.

АК-47 | Cartel

“One little squeeze turns every morning into the Day of the Dead”.

АК-47 | Cartel

Rarity: Classified.

Finish Style: Patina.

Float value range: 0.00 to 0.75.

StatTrak™ is available: yes.

Starting price: $9.40.

АК-47 | Cartel , created by coyote37, Anders, and Hanzo, was first introduced to Counter-Strike: Global Offensive as a part of The Chroma Collection in January 2015. While the metal components of the assault rifle are not painted, the authors engraved them with motifs of flowers, stylized skulls, and snakes and coated them with a layer of patina.

Quite a few easter eggs are hidden within the design of the AK-47 | Cartel. First of all, there is a symbol resembling an Illuminati sign engraved on the front sight component of the rifle.

Then, there is an inscription that says “Hasta Siempre”. It is a reference to a song called “Hasta Siempre, Comandante”, which is a reply to revolutionary Che Guevara’s farewell letter when he left Cuba and was killed. The name of the song translates as “Until Forever, Commander”.

Pricing of the basic variants of Patina-styled АК-47 | Cartel vary from $9.95 for Battle-Scarred condition to almost $40 for Factory New condition. StatTrak™ Factory New AK-47 Cartel costs $100, but you can get it for $ only from our Case.

AWP | Capillary

“The key to an agent’s heart costs $4750”.

AWP | Capillary

Rarity: Mil-Spec.

Finish Style: Custom Paint Job.

Float value range: 0.05 to 0.70.

StatTrak™ is available: yes.

Starting price: $0.35.

The AWP | Capillary was added to The Prisma 2 Collection in March 2020, and the skin was designed by M03H. The rifle’s body features a dark gray hue, enhanced by a transparent geometric pattern of thin parallel lines. A decorative pattern of intertwined teal and coral veins embellishes the background.

While this AWP skin is extremely popular due to its eye-catching design and affordability, not all its owners know that an easter egg is hidden in the design. When you reload your sniper rifle, watch for a heart motif painted on the magazine.

Battle-Scared variants of AWP | Capillary cost $0.35, and Factory New ones sell for $3.65. Pricing of StatTrak™ skins ranges from $1.70 to $13.50.

AK-47 | Wasteland Rebel

“One day they will ask why we fight, and when they do they will understand – Naomi, Bodyguard to Valeria Jenner”.

AK-47 | Wasteland Rebel

Rarity: Covert.

Finish Style: Custom Paint Job.

Float value range: 0.05 to 0.70.

StatTrak™ is available: yes.

Starting price: $50.

The AK-47 | Wasteland Rebel made its debut in CS:GO in November 2014 as a part of The Vanguard Collection. This unique skin was crafted by SA_22. A graffiti-style white inscription “1337 Krew” embellishes the receiver, while a portion of the terrorists’ emblem is artistically hand-painted onto the magazine.

The overall design is accentuated by small, hand-drawn details, including skulls, a smiley face, and a sequence of numbers “7355608” representing the bomb code. It is a small but great detail. Also, there are inscriptions like “the pizza is a lie”, which refers to the games called Portal and Black Mesa.

AK-47 | Wasteland Rebel is quite pricey. It sells for around $55 for all conditions except Factory New one, which costs $240. You can also get a StatTrak Minimal Wear skin for $200 or go all-in and obtain a StatTrak Factory New skin for $1,500.

Galil AR | Eco

“For enough money, Elite Crew will take any cause on as their own”.

Galil AR | Eco

Rarity: Classified.

Finish Style: Custom Paint Job.

Float value range: 0.10 to 0.85.

StatTrak™ is available: yes.

Starting price: $2.60.

CS:GO players first got their hands on Galil AR | Eco when it was released as a part of The Chroma Case in April 2015. This skin is the creation of LoveCroissant. The main body of the automatic rifle is covered in white paint, while various sections of the weapon are finished in a striking green hue.

The easter egg of Galil AR | Eco is hidden in the bar code, which includes a bomb defusal code decorating the central portion of the receiver. There are also a recycling icon near the magazine of the rile and an “ECO IND.” inscription on the buttstock.

There are no Factory New variants of the skin. It sells for $2.60 in Battle-Scarred condition and $31.70 with a Minimal Wear float value. StatTrak™ Field-Tested Galil AR | Eco is worth $10.60.

MAG-7 | Seabird

“Mine”.

MAG-7 | Seabird

Rarity: Consumer Grade.

Finish Style: Solid Color.

Float value range: 0.00 to 1.00.

StatTrak™ is available: no.

Starting price: $0.80.

MAG-7 | Seabird was added to CS:GO as a part of the Chop Shop Collection in May 2015. The receiver and grip of the shotgun are finished in a dark gray color, while the handguard and select portions of the body are coated with teal paint. The barrel, magazine, and rear sight are adorned with a beige hue.

If you are looking for an easter egg in the design of this shotgun skin, you are looking in the wrong place. It is actually hidden in the flavor text which says “Mine.” The name of the MAG-7 | Seabird skin appears to be a clear nod to Pixar’s Finding Nemo. In the movie, the seagulls are known for their repetitive and iconic screaming of “Mine! Mine! Mine!”.

MAG-7 | Seabird has a simple design, and it is cheap. This Valve-made skin costs $0.85 in Well-Worn condition and $1.25 in Minimal Wear. There are no StatTrak™ versions of this skin.

Five-SeveN | Monkey Business

“Sometimes it’s ok to play with your food”.

Five-SeveN | Monkey Business

Rarity: Classified.

Finish Style: Custom Paint Job.

Float value range: 0.10 to 0.90.

StatTrak™ is available: yes.

Starting price: $2.15.

Five-SeveN | Monkey Business is another weapon finish made by LoveCroissant that features a cool easter egg. The skin was added to the game within The Chroma 2 Collection in April 2015. The pistol’s body is finished in a dark blue color and features a vivid yellow banana graphic with a blue “57” sticker on it.

The easter egg is hidden in the magazine of Five-SeveN | Monkey Business. When you reload the pistol, the magazine drops, and you can see “NOM” written on it. Guess the banana was tasty!

Five-SeveN | Monkey Business looks decent in Battle-Scarred condition, and it costs a bit over $2. Factory New variants do not exist, and Minimal Wear ones sell for $14. If you want a StatTrak™ skin, go for ST Field-Tested Five-SeveN | Monkey Business, which will cost you $7.20.

XM1014 | Incinegator

“Boom. Bam. Bop… Pow.”

XM1014 | Incinegator

Rarity: Classified.

Finish Style: Custom Paint Job.

Float value range: 0.14 to 0.65.

StatTrak™ is available: yes.

Starting price: $1.75.

XM1014 | Incinegator is a community-made skin designed by EGO DEATH. It was added to the game alongside other finishes from the Prisma Case in March 2019. The shotgun features a design depicting a creature that looks like an alligator breathing fire. This striking and creative illustration adds an eye-catching element to the weapon’s appearance.

Just like with MAG-7 | Seabird, the easter egg of XM1014 | Incinegator is hidden within its flavor text, “Boom. Bam. Bop… Pow.” It is a nod to a popular video of a rap battle parody that became a meme. Skip the video to 4:00 to see the SupaHotFire’s punch line the author of this shotgun skin referred to.

You can obtain a Battle-Scarred version of XM1014 | Incinegator for $1.75, but it is worth getting this skin in at least Field-Tested condition for $2.30. StatTrak™ Mininal Wear variants sell for a bit less than $50.

Tec-9 | Hades

“If she wanted me to conduct an interview, there was probably an easier way to book it – The Shield and The Storyteller Part 2.”

Tec-9 | Hades

Rarity: Industrial Grade.

Finish Style: Hydrographic.

Float value range: 0.00 to 1.00.

StatTrak™ is available: yes.

Starting price: $12.75.

Tec-9 | Hades is a Valve-made pistol skin added to the game in The Gods and Monsters Collection in May 2015. It has been painted with a hydrographic pattern resembling ancient Greek warrior helmets over a gray base.

The easter egg of Tec-9 | Hades uncovers with a higher wear level value of the skin. Starting with Field-Tested, one of the helmets depicted on the rubber insert of the handle turns into a skull. The more paint is gone, the more skulls appear on the pistol.

Source: CS:GO Stash.

Tec-9 | Hades costs around $13 in all conditions except Factory New, which sells for almost $17. No StatTrak™ variants of this weapon finish exist, so the only thing to consider when buying this skin is the wear level you prefer.

To Wrap Up!

Do you have any of these ten CS:GO skins with easter eggs featuring a unique reference, secret message, or clever nod to popular culture? These are surely worth adding to your collection!

Easter eggs enhance the in-game experience and showcase the creativity of skin designers, who often go above and beyond to surprise and delight the gaming community. So, the next time you equip a new skin, take a closer look at its design – you never know what hidden gems you might uncover.

Explore our blog for more articles about CS:GO skins and other cosmetics, in-depth game guides, and esports news. Stay tuned, gamer!

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