10 Best CS:GO M4A1-S Skins, Ranked (2023)

Time to show some love to the other M4 variant.

Anwell Patdu
Anwell Patdu - CS2 & Valorant Expert
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The M4A1-S is an M4 Carbine weapon variant with a silencer for the CTs. It gives players a decent advantage through its silencer; some even think it feels much better than the default M4A4. At least most of the M4A1-S skins are cheaper than its M4A4 brother.

If you think the M4A1-S is the best weapon in CS:GO, or if you just really love using the gun,  you’re in for a treat today. Here are the 10 best M4A1-S skins that you can buy in 2023.


Hyper Beast

A photo of the best CS:GO M4A1-S skin, Hyper Beast.

Date released: April 15, 2015
Price range: $12.00 – $330.00
Case: Chroma 2 Case

In my eyes, the M4A1-S Hyper Beast holds the crown as the best M4A1-S skin in CS:GO. It provides great detail of a beastly creature with its sharp fangs, deadly eyes, and slithering tongue. It also brings a lot of color to the M4A1-S with various shades of blue, green, red, and orange.

The M4A1-S Hyper Beast is a sight to behold and will definitely have you standing out in-game and your teammates asking you to drop them skins. If you want to go all out, it also has a StatTrak™ variant that costs a little over two and a half the base price.



A photo of Prinstream.

Date released: December 3, 2020
Price range: $96.00 – $845.00
Case: Operation Broken Fang Case

If you’re in the market for a clean and sleek M4A1-S skin, then the Prinstream is perfect for you. The Printstream skins have always been known for it’s shining pearly white finish. The rest of the weapon is covered in a black finish, resulting in a stylish black-and-white color scheme.

The skin is then topped off with figures, shapes, inscriptions, and even some crosshairs. It has this overall modern look that many players love. It also has StatTrak™ variants that should set you back a little over twice the base price.



A photo of Decimator.

Date released: March 15, 2017
Price range: $9.00 – $67.00
Case: Spectrum Case

Raving for a skin with neon lights and geometrical figures? The M4A1-S Decimator brings color to your game with a simple yet futuristic and clean design. The base is covered in blue paint with black accents. The weapon is then topped off with pink and blue lines forming various shapes that come in all sizes.

As a finishing touch, there’s also a sticker of an emblem located right on top of the magazine. The skin is quite cheap, making it very popular amongst budget buyers. The StatTrak™ variants are also quite affordable at a little over double the base price.



A photo of the CS:GO M4A1-S skin Nightmare.

Date released: August 1, 2018
Price range: $6.00 – $100.00
Case: Horizon Case

Next up is the Nightmare skin. It has a black and blue color scheme, perfect for players who prefer a darker theme. The centerpiece of this M4A1-S skin is a fiendish-looking creature with a black body, blue eyes, and blue accents.

The look is then finished with blue crystals and various spiky thorns all over the weapon. Overall, Nightmare is a great yet cheap M4A1-S skin that you can’t go wrong with. There are also StatTrak™ variants available for just over twice the base prices.


Imminent Danger

A photo of Imminent Danger.

Date released: September 21, 2021
Price range: $480.00 – $1,630.00 (standard), $580.00 – $16,150.00 (souvenir)
Case: Antwerp 2022 Vertigo, Rio 2022 Vertigo, and Stockholm 2021 Vertigo Souvenir Packages

The M4A1-S Imminent Danger skin is one of the most expensive CS:GO skins we have on the list. The entire body of the weapon is painted in various colors. This includes silver, blue, black, green, and orange, among others.

The look is then completed with various stickers and words. Some writings say “notice,” “danger,” “built on trust,” and “construction,” among others. It can only be found inside Vertigo Souvenir Packages, which is why it’s very expensive and quite rare. There aren’t any available StatTrak™ variants, but the Souvenir variants can cost up to $16,000.


Player Two

A photo of Player Two.

Date released: March 31, 2020
Price range: $12.00 – $200.00
Case: Prisma 2 Case

The M4A1-S Player Two skin is inspired by comic books and anime, which is why it has a unique aesthetic to it, complete with bright colors. Front and center are animated versions of GIGN CT and the crowd’s favorite Pop Dog.

The weapon is primarily dominated by blue, orange, red, and white animated colors. There are also patterns and backgrounds similar to what you would find inside comic books. Finally, there are inscriptions and stickers to finish the theme. The StatTrak™ variants of the skin cost just under double the base price, making them a great deal.


Welcome to the Jungle

A photo of the CS:GO M4A1-S skin Welcome to the Jungle.

Date released: December 3, 2020
Price range: $530.00 – $2,330.00 (standard), $680.00 – $8,000.00 (souvenir)
Case: Antwerp 2022 Ancient, Rio 2022 Ancient, and Stockholm 2021 Ancient Souvenir Packages

Next up, we have another expensive and rare skin that can only be found inside Ancient Souvenir Packages. Welcome to the Jungle features a unique jungle at-dusk theme, giving a red color scheme to the weapon. At the center is a golden pit viper slithering in the trees, waiting to strike.

Although red is the primary shade, you can also see other shades of pink, purple, green, and black on the weapon. It’s completed by various icons and figures on the buttstock, silencer, and magazine. There aren’t any StatTrak™ variants available. However, you can get Souvenir variants instead.


Chantico’s Fire

A photo of Chantico's Fire.

Date released: April 27, 2016
Price range: $14.00 – $240.00
Case: Chroma 3 Case

In the 8th spot, I’ve got the M4A1-S Chantico’s Fire skin. Chantico’s Fire is one of the most elegant-looking skins for the M4A1-S in CS:GO. Nothing screams “royalty” more than red and gold, which the skin has in abundance.

The weapon is covered in traditional Aztec ornaments and is based on their Goddess of Fire, Chantico. You can also spot “Chantico” written on the buttstock of the weapon made in the form of a smiley. You can get StatTrak™ variants of the Chantico’s Fire skin for just under double the base price.


Golden Coil

A photo of Golden Coil.

Date released: September 15, 2015
Price range: $22.00 – $345.00
Case: Shadow Case

Next up, we have a skin perfect for gold lovers. Golden Coil features a sleek-looking gold, black, and white colorway. It also features an image of an attacking snake right in the middle of the weapon.

The weapon is also covered in a snakeskin pattern near the buttstock, the silencer, and the magazine. There are also floral and branch-like patterns to complete the look. StatTrak™ variants of the Golden Coil are available at a little over twice the base price.



A photo of the CS:GO M4A1-S skin Cyrex.

Date released: July 1, 2014
Price range: $12.00 – $95.00
Case: Operation Breakout Weapon Case

The final spot on our list of the best M4A1-S CS:GO skins belongs to the Cyrex. The Cyrex features a clean futuristic style that blends black, red, and white colors. The design is complemented by various patterns, inscriptions, and the CS:GO logo.

It’s a popular choice among players of all ranks because of its sleek look and low price. There are also StatTrak™ variants for the Cyrex. However, they can get pretty expensive at over two and a half the base price.


The Hyper Beast tops our list of the best M4A1-S skin. Its detailed design, colorful looks, and relatively affordable pricing are just too hard to beat. If you’re not feeling the M4A1-S Hyper Beast, make sure to check the others out since they are all pretty amazing skins. On the other side? Then don’t forget to check the best AK-4K skins too!

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By Anwell Patdu CS2 & Valorant Expert
Hey, awesome game enthusiasts! I'm Anwell, diving into the gaming world from the days of the Game Boy Advance SP with Pokémon FireRed, evolving into a pro strategist in the intense showdowns of Valorant and CS2. It's a thrill ride I never want to get off!But hey, I'm not all about the competitive scene. Sometimes I'm kickin' back with the latest indie farming sims, where my farm designs—though not award-winners—bring a quirky kind of peace.As for the tech side, yeah, I've put together a PC or two, and it's a blast. But let’s park that for now; we're all about the gaming vibes here!All this joystick joy turned me into a wordsmith in the gaming universe, with a sea of articles to my credit. And the journey, with you all by my side, just keeps leveling up. So, stay tuned, stay connected, and let’s keep this game-night rolling! Ready for more action and less talk? Onward to our next virtual adventure!
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