30 BEST Minecraft Skins: RANKED (2022)

Minecraft skins are a big part of the game. They let you express yourself unlike any other game on the planet. You can create them yourself, but, unfortunately, most of us aren’t great pixel artists

Fortunately, there are hundreds of skins available to download on the Internet. So to help you out, I’ve listed 30 of the best Minecraft Skins. There’s something for everybody. So if that sounds interesting, then keep on reading.

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Young King

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Starting off our list is young king. With it installed, you’ll play as a teenage king who’s wearing a highly-detailed red robe and a blue cape. The only disappointment with the skin is that it doesn’t look detailed enough for my taste.

But overall, it’s a perfect skin for any SMP with a medieval theme.


Medieval Guy

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Not a king on your Minecraft server? If that’s so, then why not try out this skin. With it installed, you’ll get the robes of a simple worker during the middle ages. The skin is highly detailed with a brown robe and white shirt. Your guy even has a light stubble.

Overall, it’s a great skin to have!


Purple Mage

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Not looking to become a farmer of your medieval server? Well, why not try out this skin and start brewing potions. This skin comes with a hooded mage that wears neon purple robes. It’s highly detailed, and I love how the robes transition from a blueish purple to pink.

Related: 10 Best Minecraft Potions (And How To Make Them)


Yellow Elf

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Keeping with the theme of medieval fantasy is the yellow elf. With this installed, you’ll be playing as an elf. You’ll have white hair and wear a dress with a brown corset. Additionally, you’ll have a flower wreath on your head.

The skin is highly-detailed, so if you’ve been looking to play as an elf, then this skin is for you!


Pastel Girl

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Not into the medieval theme? No, worries there are many other skins like the Pastel Girl.

This skin was designed by Pun. And he/she did an excellent job with it. You’ll be playing as a girl with light purple hair with a pastel-colored outfit. A detail that I love with this skin is a light blue backpack on the skin.

Overall, it’s an incredible skin!


Emo Girl

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Don’t like the bright colors of the last skin? 

Don’t worry, we’ve got something with darker tones. This skin is named “Emo Girl.” As the name suggests, you’ll get an emo girl. She’s wearing a dark red outfit with black. It’s very detailed. 

Overall a great skin to install!


Indie Autumn Girl

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Next up on our list is “Indie Autumn Girl.”

With this installed, you’ll be playing as a girl with long brunette hair. She’s wearing white weather with brown and orange stripes. She also wears ripped jeans. The skin is highly detailed, especially her hair.

So if you’ve been looking for a girl skin, then this is one of the best.


Dinosaur Onesie

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Do you want your Minecraft character to wear more comfortable clothes? Well, then this Minecraft skin is made for you!

The skin was designed by LeSkittle111. With it installed, you’ll play as a brunette girl who wears a highly detailed dark green dinosaur onesie. It doesn’t get more comfortable than that!

Overall a fantastic Minecraft skin!


Sunset Shirt

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Not looking for girl skins? No worries, we’ve got plenty of boy skins as well. 

Starting with is a skin named “Sunset Shirt.” This skin was made by IMakeSkins. The brunette boy is wearing ripped jeans and a beige shirt. 

But what makes this one of the best Minecraft skins is the sunset print. It’s incredible how much detail he was able to add despite the limited pixels! So if you’re looking for a brand new skin, I highly recommend you try it out.


Paper Bag

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This Minecraft skin is just amazing!

It was designed by 16pxl. With it installed, you’ll get a man with a dress shirt, tie, and everything. However, there’s something odd with him. And that’s that he wears a paper bag over his head. He might be having a bad hair day.

Overall, it’s one of the funniest Minecraft skin ever made.


Blue Gradient

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Next up is a skin called “Blue Gradient.”

The skin was designed by Le_Fant0me. It’s a skin of a teenage boy who’s wearing a cool hoodie. As the name suggests, the hoodie transitions from light blue to dark blue. After the hoodie, he also wears white sneakers and Adidas sweatpants.


Blue Plaid

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Not into the bright-blue jacket? Well, maybe this skin is more for you.

This Minecraft skin is called “Blue Plaid” and was designed by Omen. The skin has a teenager with brown hair and greyish-green eyes. And as the name suggests, he wears a blue plaid.

So if you’re looking for one of the best Minecraft skins, then this might be it!


Spark Hoodie

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Next up is another Minecraft skin with a gradient hoodie. The name of the skin is “Spark Hoodie,” and it was made by Maan_yin. 

Instead of a blue gradient hoodie, this teenage boy wears a purple and blue hoodie. The hoodie also has a creeper face on the back, which is a nice touch. Additionally to that, he wears matching shoes and headphones.

Overall, a well-made Minecraft skin.



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And last skin for the boy section is Roadman. This skin was designed by UKFjohn. And what a great job he did!

What I love about this skin so much is the puffer jacket. Thanks to the outer layer, he made the coat look… well, puffer. 

Additionally to the coat, he also wears an Adidas tracksuit and some black shoes.

Overall, one of the best Minecraft skins I’ve seen!


Red Dream

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What Minecraft skins listicle would be complete without mentioning the famous Dream skin.

This skin was made by a talented artist called Alex. However, he was a bit more creative instead of making the normal skin. First, we can see that Dream is wearing his signature mask. And instead of a green jacket, he wears a red one.

So if you identify as a Dream stan or just like his videos, then this might be one of the best Minecraft skins for you.



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Next up is quite an interesting skin for Minecraft.

It was made by xTheft. The dark figure is wearing a dark grey suit with a matching fedora. He also has white eyes, making him mysterious and a bit creepy. 


Missing Texture Steve

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This is one of the best steve skins I’ve seen! 

It took the usual Steve skin and modified it to look like the textures didn’t load correctly. That makes it look like either your game is corrupt or Steve has become an evil villain. Nonetheless, this is a fantastic skin for any Minecraft player, and I highly recommend you to play it.


Square Guard

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Have you seen the Netflix show Squid Game?

Of course, you have, almost everyone has seen it! So why not play as a character from there? This skin was designed by 7iqdoq and is the iconic square guard. It’s a faithful recreation of it, which has a fantastic amount of detail! 

So if you love this series, then this skin is one of the best Minecraft skins for you.


Front Man

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Continuing with the theme of Squid Theme is the next skin, “Front Man.”

This skin was made by omarhafizd. It’s a faithful recreation of the main baddie of this series, and he did a fantastic job with it. The mask and outfit are highly detailed. Unfortunately, he couldn’t texture the face. That would have been badass!


Homer Simpson

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Looking for a Minecraft skin that is more light-hearted than the Netflix series?

Well, why not download the Homer Simpson skin. It was designed by Leostereo. He wears his iconic white and blue outfit. However, his face isn’t that great, as it looks a bit odd. His mouth is a bit too big, and his eyes are a bit too high up.

But at the same time, there isn’t much you could do with such limited pixels.

But other than that, it’s an impressive skin.


Ned Flanders

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Not looking to be the father of the Simpson family?

Well, why not become the annoying neighborino, Ned Flanders? This skin was made by VanCoa. Like Homer, he also has his iconic look green sweater and gray pants. But unfortunately, it’s not as detailed as the last one.

However, it’s still quite fantastic Minecraft skin.


Boba Fett

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Are you enjoying the book of boba fett? If you do, then why not try out the boba fett skin.

It’s a faithful representation of this iconic villain in star wars. It even has his jetpack on the back! So if you’re a star wars fan, then you must try this one out.

P.S If you’re looking for more Star Wars, then why not try out the Star Wars Adventure Map in our article “15 BEST Minecraft Adventure Maps For 2021


Anakin Skywalker

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Continuing with the theme of star wars, we have the chosen one, also known as Anakin Skywalker.

The skin was made by AnakinSkywalkker, and he/she did an excellent job with it. His appearance resembles his look at Episode II: Attack of the Clones. A nice detail the creator was able to add is a lightsaber on the hilt.

The only thing I would’ve wanted was to see the Anakin in Episode III. But other than that, this is one of the best Minecraft skins for Star Wars fans.


Iron Man

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Not into spaceflights and lightsabers? Well, then maybe Iron Man is for you.

This skin was designed by halucid. This skin is very well made. That’s because of the detail the creator was able to put. He/she was able to add repulsors to it. 

So if you’re looking for a badass superhero skin, then you’ve found one of the best Minecraft skins for it.



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Not a fan of Iron Man? Well, what would you think about the friendly neighborhood Spiderman?

This web-slinging hero has been recreated by an unknown person. The job the creator did is excellent. He was able to add a lot of detail to Spiderman’s iconic red and blue suit. However, the only thing I don’t like is that the creator added dark spots to the edges of Peter’s face.

But other than that, it’s a fantastic Minecraft skin for anybody who loves this web-slinging hero.



Minecraft Skins - Superman

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We’ve talked about marvel heroes enough. Let’s give some love to the DC heroes as well, shall we?

Starting off is the Superman skin. It was designed by AnoP. With this installed, you’ll have an incredible skin. The creator was able to add a lot of detail. For example, de added some lines on his arm and abs to make him look strong.

But my favorite detail is his hair. AnoP nailed the look of it. So if you’re looking to play as the near-invincible Superman, then this is the best skin for it.


Arkham Origins Batman

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Next up is DC’s second most well-known superhero, Batman.

It was designed by a creator named FirstOrder. As the name suggests, this Batman isn’t based on any comic or movie. Instead, it’s based upon the 2013 video game “Batman: Arkham Origins.”

The skin itself is terrific. Thanks to the outer layer, this skin is highly detailed. However, the only missing thing is the cape on the back. 

But other than that, this is one of the best Minecraft skins of Batman.


Speaking of video games, the following skin on the list is none other than Ezio Auditor da Firenze.

He’s the main character of three Assassin’s Creed Games: II, Brotherhood, and Revelations. And what a great job the designer did. This is by far the most detailed skin on the list; even the hidden blades have been added.

So if you’re looking for one of the best Assassin skins for Minecraft, then you’ve found it!


Master Chief

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Next up on the list of video game characters is the Spartan himself, Master Chief.

The skin was designed by LilFella. The skin is highly detailed and as accurate as a Minecraft skin can be. I especially like how the creator designed the helmet. It looks incredible and detailed.

So if you’re a halo fan, then this is the Minecraft skin for you.


Doom Guy Eternal

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And last on our list is the one and only Doom Guy.

The skin was made by MagicManniac. This iteration of the doom guy is based upon the latest doom game, “DOOM: Eternal.” The creator was able to add a lot of detail to the armor. Now the only thing missing is the crucible!

So if you’re ready to rip and tear, then this is one of the best Minecraft skins for that.

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Step-by-Step Guide to Installing Skins in Minecraft

So you’ve found a skin you’d like to try out? That’s awesome, but you don’t know how to install it. No problem, as with this simple two-step guide you’ll be able to install them with ease. Here’s how the process goes:

Step #1 – Find & Download Your Skin

The first step is to find the skin you want. The best place to look is minecraftskins.net. There you’ll find hundreds of skins. For this example, I’ll be installing the Doom Guy Eternal skin. To download your skin, press the blue button called “Download”.

Once clicked, you should see your skin downloading.

Step #2.1 – Installing Your Skin on Java Edition

Skin installation is a bit different from java and bedrock! In Java, you need to launch your Minecraft launcher. There on the top, you should see a tab named “Skins”. Click on it and then press the + button.

Now all you need to do is give your skin a name,  and find your downloaded skin by clicking “browse” and then just save. Now you have your skin installed.

Step #2.2 – Installing Your Skin on Bedrock Edition

However, on bedrock, you need to first launch your game. Once you’re in the main menu, you should see a button on the bottom right corner called “Dressing Room”. This is the place where you see both your purchased and uploaded skins.

To upload, press the middle icon on the left side called “Classic Skins”. Then go to the owned section and click the “choose new skin”. Then just find your skin on your file explorer and you’re done!

Related: How To Download And Install Optifine For Minecraft 1.18


And that’s the 30 best Minecraft skins. I hope that you found at least one skin to use next time you’re playing Minecraft. And if there are any other awesome skins I should have mentioned, then be sure to comment them down below. I’d love to check them out!

Andreas Ojala
Andreas Ojala
What's up? My name is Andreas Ojala, and I have been gaming since 2004 on PSP. Nowadays, I'm playing PC games, especially the open world and first person shooter games.

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