Unleash the Power of CS:GO Dragon-Themed Skins - Hellcase Blog

People of Chinese heritage worldwide celebrate Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival. It is a time to come together with loved ones and friends to celebrate the start of the new year. Dragons symbolize good fortune and are a big part of culture and Chinese New Year celebrations.

As the eve of the Chinese New Year is coming soon, we will assemble all the CS:GO skins that feature dragons, and try and find a few good combinations for your loadout.

CS:GO Skins Inspired by Dragons

Dragons have been an essential part of Chinese mythology and cultural traditions throughout centuries, and they are to this day.

From the elaborate dragon dances that are a staple of Chinese New Year celebrations to the dragon motifs that adorn everything from architecture to artwork, dragons hold a special place in the hearts and minds of the Chinese people.

In traditional Chinese culture, dragons are seen as powerful and benevolent creatures associated with rain and water. According to beliefs, these mythical creatures bring good luck and prosperity to those who honor them.

During Chinese New Year celebrations, it is common to see dragon dances, for which performers dress up in dragon costumes and perform acrobatic feats to chase away evil. The dragon is also a common motif in decorations and other celebration elements.

main Dragon-Themed Skins

Dragon-themed skins are popular among the CS:GO community as six of the dragon-themed skins we found are community-made. In addition, one of the game’s oldest and most expensive skins, AWP | Dragon Lore, has a dragon motif pictured on it. Here is the list of the skins you will find in this article, including AWP | Dragon Lore:

  • Dual Berettas | Dualing Dragons.
  • SG 553 | Dragon Tech.
  • Glock-18 | Dragon Tattoo.
  • P2000 | Imperial Dragon.
  • Desert Eagle | Kumicho Dragon.
  • M4A4 | 龍王 (Dragon King).
  • P90 | Emerald Dragon.
  • SSG 08 | Dragonfire.
  • AWP | Dragon Lore.

Now, let’s go over these nine CS:GO skins with dragons to match the spirit of Chinese New Year celebrations .

Dual Berettas | Dualing Dragons

“Marian was always cooler than Sylvia.”

Dual Berettas | Dualing Dragons

Rarity: Mil-Spec

Finish Style: Custom Paint Job

Float value range: 0.00 to 1.00

StatTrak™: yes

Price (FN): $1.88

Two dragons are always cooler than one dragon. CS:GO players first got their hands on Dual Berettas | Dualing Dragons in September 2015.

Created by The Honey Badger, it got into the Shadow Collection alongside other community-made skins. This skin features dragons laser-etched on top of the black-painted barrels and slides of both pistols, dark wooden inserts, and dragon-styled logos.

SG 553 | Dragon Tech

SG 553 | Dragon Tech

Rarity: Restricted

Finish Style: Custom Paint Job

Float value range: 0.00 to 0.70

StatTrak™: yes

Price (FN): $3

A New Cassssssse update brought us SG 553 | Dragon Tech created by Aleks36 at the beginning of July, 2022. It is a custom-painted skin with a green biomechanical dragon motif designed in traditional oriental and cyberpunk styles .

Besides being adorned with copper accents, SG 553 | Dragon Tech also features ornaments and a Japanese white inscription that means “Dragon Spirit”.

Glock-18 | Dragon Tattoo

“In a fairy tale the knight always slays the dragon… but this is the real world – Valeria Jenner, Revolutionary.”

Glock 18 - Dragon Tattoo

Rarity: Restricted

Finish Style: Anodized Multicolored

Float value range: 0.00 to 0.08

StatTrak™: yes

Price: $72.45

Valve created and added Glock-18 | Dragon Tattoo to the game in August 2013, with The Arms Deal update that brought the first-ever CS:GO skins.

Glock-18 | Dragon Tattoo has a metallic base coat over which a black dragon in a traditional Asian tattoo style has been painted through a stencil. Except for the covered gray paint slide, other parts of the pistol are untouched.

P2000 | Imperial Dragon

“Look to the West.”

P2000-Imperial-Dragon

Rarity: Classified

Finish Style: Gunsmith

Float value range: 0.00 to 0.63

StatTrak™: yes

Price: $7

Here is another dragon-themed skin created by The Honey Badger (this time, in cooperation with Gorb) – P2000 | Imperial Dragon . It was released as a part of The Gamma Collection in June, 2016. It depicts an orange Chinese dragon with an open mouth painted on the pistol’s metallic dark brown body.

Desert Eagle | Kumicho Dragon

“I’m a big fan of your work Yukako, we should talk… – Huxley, The Competition”

Desert Eagle - Kumicho Dragon

Rarity: Classified

Finish Style: Patina

Float value range: 0.00 to 0.76

StatTrak™: yes

Price (FN): $25

Desert Eagle | Kumicho Dragon , the third and final creation of The Honey Badger on our dragon-inspired list, was included in The Wildfire Collection released in February, 2016. This Desert Eagle skin features two laser-etched oriental-styled dragons.

One of the dragons looks like the one on the P2000 | Imperial Dragon mentioned above, and it is resting on the pistol’s slide that has been covered in gray metallic paint. The other one is visible on the purple-painted handle with the emblem.

M4A4 | 龍王 (Dragon King)

M4A4  龍王 (Dragon King)

Rarity: Classified

Finish Style: Custom Paint Job

Float value range: 0.00 to 0.75

StatTrak™: yes

Price (FN): $28

Our list is full of community-made skins, and M4A4 |龍王 Dragon King is one of them. L’grand created it, and the skin was introduced to CS:GO as a part of The Chroma Collection in January, 2015.

It has a red and blue Chinese dragon custom-painted on the rifle’s body. Several components of M4A4 have an embellishment of white, blue, and purple ornaments, and the buttstock is solid purple and red.

P90 | Emerald Dragon

“Tradition can be dangerous.”

P90-Emerald-Dragon

Rarity: Classified

Finish Style: Custom Paint Job

Float value range: 0.06 to 0.52

StatTrak™: yes

Price (FN): $625

P90 | Emerald Dragon is one of the three skins made by Valve that got on our list. This skin is from The Bravo Collection, released upon Operation Bravo’s start in September, 2013.

Described as “a memento from Chinatown” , this P90 has a custom-painted dragon and gray clouds on its body. The color palette used to depict the mythical creature is green, yellow, white, and blue. The magazine and the muzzle of the SMG are untouched.

SSG 08 | Dragonfire

“Sit on your horde and wait for any who come to take it.”

SSG-08-Dragonfire

Rarity: Covert

Finish Style: Custom Paint Job

Float value range: 0.00 to 0.50

StatTrak™: yes

Price (FN): $22

SSG 08 | Dragonfire is the last community-made skin here. Created by Helenek and Puffin (•⌔• ), it was introduced to Counter-Strike: Global Offensive within The Glove Collection in November, 2016. The dragon depicted on this SSG 08 is much more realistic than the ones you saw on previous skins, and it snorts fire!

The color palette of SSG 08 | Dragonfire includes multiple shades of orange, gray, and blue. You can spot geometric patterns on the barrel of the sniper rifle.

AWP | Dragon Lore

“200 keys could never unlock its secrets.”

SAWP-Dragon-Lore

Rarity: Covert

Finish Style: Custom Paint Job

Float value range: 0.00 to 0.70

StatTrak™: no

Price (FN): $10,000

We saved this one for dessert. AWP | Dragon Lore is one of the rarest and most expensive skins. It was released as a part of The Cobblestone Collection in July, 2014.

Four years later, Valve removed Cobblestone from the Active Duty map pool, meaning containers with this skin would no longer drop. However, you can still purchase this legendary AWP skin on the market.

AWP | Dragon Lore is a custom-painted skin. The olive-painted AWP is decorated with a knotwork dragon spitting fire. Looking closely, you will spot Celtic ornaments on the dragon’s body. The sniper rifle’s scope, the barrel, and the back part of the buttstock feature a checkered pattern in black and green.

To Wrap Up!

Well, we hope we didn’t miss anything. Whether you celebrate Chinese New Year or not, dragons will always be a great addition to your CS:GO inventory. As dragons bring luck, CS:GO skins with dragons will also get you more wins, wholesome teammates, and lucky timings!

Check out all the dragon-themed skins on our website and explore our blog for more articles about CS:GO skins, guides, and esports news. Also, click here to read our article featuring skins with reptiles .

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