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10 Best CS2 Karambit Skins That Are Worth Buying In 2024

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In 2024, the marketplace is teeming with a variety of visually stunning and increasingly rare CS2 Karambit skins. Their aesthetic appeal, coupled with their in-game rarity, has turned them into valuable and sought-after digital commodities. But with so many options, how do you sift through to find the best Karambit knife skins genuinely worth your hard-earned cash?

In this article, you will find our list of the 10 most sought-after, captivating, and valued CS2 Karambit knives and see how to add them to your collection for cheap. Let’s start!

What are CS2 Karambit Skins?

In CS2, karambit is one of the knife styles, and it is one of the most coveted ones. These unique knife skins are known for their distinctive curved design, much like a tiger’s claw, adding an edge of deadly elegance to your virtual arsenal.

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These skins don’t offer any gameplay advantages but are sought after for their aesthetic appeal and rarity, which can make some of them quite valuable. For example, the most expensive Karambit | Case Hardened is worth more than $1,200,000.

Karambit knives can be obtained through in-game purchases, trading with other players, or by opening weapon skin cases. Each skin also has a wear level that affects its appearance, ranging from Battle-Scarred, showing a lot of wear and tear, to Factory New, which is a pristine shape.

10 Best Karambit Skins in CS2

While there are more than twenty Karambit CS2 knives available in the market, from Vanilla to Lore, not every knife from the list is worth buying overpriced.

Here is the list of the 10 best Karambit skins you should pick from if you want to buy a Karambit in 2023:

  • Karambit | Crimson Web
  • Karambit | Doppler
  • Karambit | Marble Fade
  • Karambit | Tiger Tooth
  • Karambit | Slaughter
  • Karambit | Damascus Steel
  • Karambit | Fade
  • Karambit | Case Hardened
  • Karambit | Lore
  • Karambit | Autotronic.

Further, we will review each listed knife in detail, find out their prices, and see which Hellcase cases drop the best Karambits Counter-Strike players like so much.

Karambit | Crimson Web

“Be careful where you walk; you never know where the web is spread.”

Karambit Crimson Web

Finish Style: Hydrographic.

Float value range: 0.06 to 0.80.

Starting price: $850.

Karambit | Crimson Web is a simple but elegant CS knife that was released in August 2013. The knife’s blade is uniformly painted in a vibrant red hue and embellished with a contrasting black web-like pattern, which is unique for every piece.

While Battle-Scarred variants of Karambit | Crimson Web sell for only $850, price tags of Factory New pieces can reach $7,000.

List of CS2 cases with Karambit | Crimson Web:

  • CS:GO Weapon Case
  • CS:GO Weapon Case 2
  • CS:GO Weapon Case 3
  • eSports 2013 Case
  • eSports 2013 Winter Case
  • eSports 2014 Summer Case
  • Winter Offensive Weapon Case
  • Operation Bravo Case
  • Revolver Case
  • Operation Vanguard Weapon Case
  • Operation Phoenix Weapon Case.

Visit Hellcase and claim your Karambit | Crimson Web from our Ruby Cherry Case.

Karambit | Doppler

“Getting lost in its color can prove fatal.”

Karambit Doppler

Finish Style: Anodized Multicolored.

Float value range: 0.00 to 0.08.

Starting price: $1,200.

Karambit | Doppler was added to Counter-Strike within the Chroma Case at the beginning of 2015. It is coated with metallic paints and decorated with a smoky pattern. Seven phases of the knife affect its color scheme:

  • Phase 1
  • Phase 2
  • Phase 3
  • Phase 4
  • Ruby Phase
  • Sapphire Phase
  • Black Pearl Phase

Knives from Phase 1 to Phase 4, which are common patterns of Karambit Doppler, cost around $1,200 and $1,700 for Minimal Wear and Factory New variants, correspondingly. Sapphire variants cost $10,000 on average, and Ruby skins sell for $8,000.

List of CS2 cases with Karambit | Doppler:

  • Chroma Case
  • Chroma 2 Case
  • Chroma 3 Case.

Unbox this beauty from our Ruby Cherry Case or Superconductor Case.

Karambit | Marble Fade

“The blade is made of many colors, but soon it all looks red.”

Karambit Marble Fade

Finish Style: Anodized Multicolored.

Float value range: 0.00 to 0.08.

Starting price: $1,700.

Karambit | Marble Fade is a popular skin released in January 2015. Painted with metallic paints, its blade was embellished with a translucent pattern of undulating lines that mimic the fluidity of smoke. The gradient color palette incorporates various tones of yellow, blue, and red.

Minimal Wear Karambit | Marble Fade will cost you around $1,700, and Factory New variants sell for around $2,400. 

List of CS2 cases with Karambit | Marble Fade:

  • Chroma Case
  • Chroma 2 Case
  • Chroma 3 Case.

Claim this knife from our Shiny Knives Case or open a Neptune Case if you are a lucky owner of a Hellcase Diamond Premium account.

Karambit | Tiger Tooth

“Like the tiger, it is rare… like the tiger, it is deadly…”

Karambit Tiger Tooth

Finish Style: Anodized Multicolored.

Float value range: 0.00 to 0.08.

Starting price: $1,300.

If you are looking for a vibrant knife decorated with an animalistic pattern, pay attention to Karambit | Tiger Tooth. Released in January 2015, this item features a blade cloaked in yellow metallic paint and garnished with brown stripes, beautifully mirroring the distinctive fur of a tiger.

This knife skin is only available in Minimal Wear and Factory New conditions, and it costs around $1,300 and $1,800, correspondingly.

List of CS2 cases with Karambit | Tiger Tooth:

  • Chroma Case
  • Chroma 2 Case
  • Chroma 3 Case.

Get this knife from the Grandmaster Case, or go for the Royalty Case if you have a Gold Premium Hellcase account.

Karambit | Slaughter

“Valeria doesn’t pay Javier to ask questions… she pays him to pry out answers.”

Karambit Slaughter

Finish Style: Anodized Multicolored.

Float value range: 0.01 to 0.26.

Starting price: $1,050.

Another item with an animalistic pattern in our list of the best Karambit knife skins is Karambit | Slaughter, which was released in August 2013. The knife has been decorated with a zebra-stripe pattern using aluminum and chrome paints of varying reflective qualities, all under a vibrant, tomato-red candy finish.

Pricing for Karambit | Slaughter starts at $1,050. Minimal Wear variants sell for $1,500, and Factory New ones sell for $1,800.

List of CS2 cases with Karambit | Slaughter:

  • CS:GO Weapon Case
  • CS:GO Weapon Case 2
  • CS:GO Weapon Case 3
  • eSports 2013 Case
  • eSports 2013 Winter Case
  • eSports 2014 Summer Case
  • Winter Offensive Weapon Case
  • Operation Bravo Case
  • Revolver Case
  • Operation Vanguard Weapon Case
  • Operation Phoenix Weapon Case.

Unbox this red candy from the Knives Case on our platform.

Karambit | Damascus Steel

“Finally, a weapon strong enough to match your resolve.”

Karambit Damascus Steel

Finish Style: Patina.

Float value range: 0.00 to 0.50.

Starting price: $750.

Karambit | Damascus Steel was released in January 2015. The knife has been crafted from a block comprised of two types of carbon steel, resulting in a strikingly dark and light gray pattern of wavy undulating lines.

Karambit | Damascus Steel costs $750 in Battle-Scarred condition and around $1,250 in Factory New wear level. StatTrak™ is available.

List of CS2 Cases with Karambit | Damascus Steel:

  • Chroma Case
  • Chroma 2 Case
  • Chroma 3 Case.

Claim this knife today from the Opulent Treasures Case.

Karambit | Fade

“This isn’t just a weapon; it’s a conversation piece – Imogen, Arms Dealer In Training.”

Karambit Fade

Finish Style: Anodized Airbrushed.

Float value range: 0.00 to 0.08.

Starting price: $2,600.

One of the oldest CS2 Karambit knives, Karambit | Fade, was released within the “Arms Deal” update in August 2013. The knife’s blade sports a chrome finish overlaid with translucent paints that form a beautiful gradient. The design showcases a variety of hues, including various tones of purple, pink, and yellow.

In Minimal Wear condition, Karambit | Fade sells for at least $2,600. Common Factory New skins cost up to $4,000.

List of CS2 cases with Karambit | Fade:

  • CS:GO Weapon Case
  • CS:GO Weapon Case 2
  • CS:GO Weapon Case 3
  • eSports 2013 Case
  • eSports 2013 Winter Case
  • eSports 2014 Summer Case
  • Winter Offensive Weapon Case
  • Operation Bravo Case
  • Revolver Case
  • Operation Vanguard Weapon Case
  • Operation Phoenix Weapon Case.

On Hellcase, you can claim Karambit | Fade from the Shiny Knives Case or the Fall Hazard Case.

Karambit | Case Hardened

“A little color never hurt anyone.”

Karambit Case Hardened

Finish Style: Patina.

Float value range: 0.00 to 1.00.

Starting price: $950.

Valve added Karambit | Case Hardened to CS in August 2013. It is one of the oldest skins in the game, and its “Blue Gem” variant is the most rare and valuable one. The toughened patina blade of the knife showcases stains in hues of blue, violet, and yellow.

Common variants of Karambit | Case Hardened that do not have a lot of blue stains on the blade cost from $950 to $1,800. The more blue parts there are, the more the particular knife pattern costs.

List of CS2 skins with Karambit | Case Hardened:

  • CS:GO Weapon Case
  • CS:GO Weapon Case 2
  • CS:GO Weapon Case 3
  • eSports 2013 Case
  • eSports 2013 Winter Case
  • eSports 2014 Summer Case
  • Winter Offensive Weapon Case
  • Operation Bravo Case
  • Revolver Case
  • Operation Vanguard Weapon Case
  • Operation Phoenix Weapon Case.

Test your luck with the Hardened Case, which also has other CS2 skins from the Case Hardened family.

Karambit | Lore

Karambit Lore

Finish Style: Custom Paint Job.

Float value range: 0.00 to 0.65.

Starting price: $650.

Lore is an old CS2 Karambit skin that was released alongside the Gamma Case in June 2016. The knife’s blade is embellished with a coating of gold-toned metallic paint, featuring an intricate knotwork reminiscent of medieval times. The handle of the knife is colored in a rich shade of forest green.

Karambit | Lore is available in all conditions. Its Battle-Scarred variants go for as low as $650, while Factory New ones cost around $3,800.

List of CS2 cases with Karambit | Lore:

  • Gamma Case
  • Gamma 2 Case.

Try unboxing it from Samsara or Diamond Case on our platform.

Karambit | Autotronic

Karambit Autotronic

Finish Style: Gunsmith.

Float value range: 0.00 to 0.85.

Starting price: $1,150.

Anodized red Karambit | Autotronic is a stylish knife skin that was released in June 2016. 

The knife’s steel blade features a segment adorned with a semi-transparent red coating, and the rest of the blade is left in its original state and presents three oval cutouts wach filled with metal mesh to lighten the weight.

The cheapest Karambit | Autotronic in Battle-Scarred condition is worth around $1,150, while its Minimal Wear variants sell for almost $2,000. In the Factory New wear level, this knife will cost you $3,000.

List of CS2 cases with Karambit | Autotronic:

  • Gamma Case
  • Gamma 2 Case.

This knife is present in our Paradox Case, a container that is exclusively available to Diamon Premium users.

Where to Find and Acquire CS2 Karambit Skins?

So, are you ready to pick up your new Karambit knife? Whether it will be your very first Karambit or not, there are plenty of buying options to choose from.

First, you can search for Karambit knives on Steam Community Marketplace, which is accessible from Steam’s website, desktop app, and mobile app. Although it might seem like the best place to shop for exclusive CS2 Karambit skins at a glance, it is not like that in reality. Because Steam takes two types of fees for every transaction, players, and collectors tend to sell their Karambit skins and other expensive items using third-party services.

Third-party trading platforms usually have a wider range of active offers for Karambit knife skins, and their pricing range is often lower than on Steam Market. On the other hand, there is always a possibility that you might get scammed if you decide to use sketchy platforms that are not associated with Steam or Valve.

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Last but not least, fair case-opening platforms like Hellcase are your best choice when you are looking for the best Karambit knife skins for the lowest price possible. 

Wrapping Up!

With an ever-evolving market, who knows what stunning Karambit designs the future will bring? But, for now, these ten skins are worth considering for your 2023 collection. In the end, the value of the skin is subjective, and the “best” skin is the one that resonates with you the most.

Check out these Karambit skins on Hellcase and explore our blog for more content about CS2 skins and other cosmetics, in-depth game guides, and esports news. Stay tuned!

FAQ

What is the most valuable Karambit in CS2?

As of July 2024, CS community considers the Factory New Karambit | Case Hardened Pattern #381 to be the most expensive Karambit in the game. It is a “Blue Gem”, and the buying offer of $1,200,000 was declined by the owner.

What is the most expensive Karambit skin?

So far, the most expensive Karambit knife skin is the Blue Gem variant of Karambit | Case Hardened. It is worth more than $1,200,000.

How much is a Karambit worth in CS2?

Karambits are among the rarest knives in the game. The price of a Karambit skin in CS2 depends on the design of the knife. Vanilla variants sell for $1,500 on average, Tiger Tooth skins cost around $2,100, and Ruby Doppler sells for $15,000.

How rare is it to get a Karambit in CS2?

The odds of obtaining a Karambit by unboxing a CS2 case equal the odds of retrieving a Rare Special Item, which is 0.26%.

What is the best case to get a Karambit in CS2?

Try claiming your Karambit from Gamma Case, Gamma 2 Casr, Chroma Casr, or Chroma 2 Case. These containers are much cheaper than others that contain karambit knives, while the odds of unboxing one are the same.

Which CS2 cases contain Karambit knives?

There are a few cases in CS2 that contain Karambit knives. Here is the list:
Gamma Case, Gamma 2 Case
CS:GO Weapon Case, CS:GO Weapon Case 2, CS:GO Weapon Case 3
eSports 2013 Case, eSports 2013 Winter Case, eSports 2014 Summer Case
Winter Offensive Weapon Case
Operation Bravo Case
Revolver Case
Operation Vanguard Weapon Case
Operation Phoenix Weapon Case.

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