The Most Desirable R8 Revolver Skins in CS:GO

The competitive CS:GO shooter has a fairly large and active player base. Despite the fact that the game was released in 2012, the average monthly number of players remains at the level of 700,000 – 1,000,000, including US and European players. The players can choose from the most powerful and deadly weapons, as well as beautiful skins that impress with color schemes and ideas. In this article, written by Volodymyr Huda, you will learn about the characteristics of the P8 revolver. You can find out more information about skins, equipment, and settings used by CS:GO pro players on the Profiller website. In particular, you can use such a useful tool as CS:GO crosshair maker.

Things to Consider When Choosing R8 Revolver Skins

The R8 revolver is a weapon that is available in CS:GO for both special forces and terrorists. Having two fire modes to prioritize high damage or accuracy makes it a popular choice among many players. This is the most powerful pistol available in the game: it allows you to deal with the enemy with one shot when hit not only in the head but also in the stomach if the player is not protected by armor. Therefore, no matter how many skins you already have in your collection, it will always be useful to replenish it with several skins for the revolver.

Advantages And Disadvantages of the R8 Revolver

The R8 revolver was introduced to CS:GO only at the beginning of December 2015. Since then, many players have loved it. Let’s take a look at the features of this weapon.


  • High lethal power. The revolver is an alternative to the Desert Eagle, but each shot of the revolver is much more powerful.
  • Kills with one shot in the head even an armored enemy.
  • Kills an unarmored enemy with one shot when hit in the stomach.


  • Low rate of fire.
  • High cost: $850. In matchmaking in the first round, there is no way to purchase it
  • Very few ammo in clip and stock. A revolver is not always enough for a whole round if the game is extremely active.

R8 VS Desert Eagle

The R8 is often compared to the Desert Eagle. For a better understanding of the capabilities of these weapons, it is best to compare their characteristics.


  • More drum capacity (8 vs 7)
  • Higher Damage
  • Kills an unarmored enemy with a single stomach hit


  • Guaranteeheadshot kill
  • d Same kill reward ($300/$150)
  • Comparable accuracy (in double-acting mode)
  • Same armor penetration (93.2%)


  • More expensive ($850 vs. $700)
  • Lower rate of fire (150/64 RPM vs 267 RPM)
  • Less ammo left (8 vs 35)
  • Slightly slower reload (2.3s vs 2.2s)
  • Lower penetration power (100 vs 200)
  • Lower movement speed (220/180 vs 230)

Top R8 Revolver Skins in CS:GO

R8 Revolver is a weapon for which Valve has created some of the most beautiful skins. Players can customize items with stickers and build amazing collections. Many pro players use R8 Revolver skins in their best battles. Let’s take a look at the top skins for R8 revolvers.

R8 Revolver | Llama Canon

If you value skins with fine details and fine engraving, Llama Canon will definitely appeal to you. It got its name due to the image of a golden llama on one of the details. Most of the body is covered with golden patterns on a blue background, reminiscent of old engravings and elegant pen strokes. The handle, made of ivory, is also covered with floral patterns.

R8 Revolver | Survivalist

R8 Revolver Survivalist can be called the complete opposite of the previous one. The handle, which was painted with intricate ornaments, is covered with plaster, and the weapon as a whole, even at low float, looks rather worn. The body of the revolver is covered with diagonal green stripes – such a coloring would clearly help the owner of the weapon to hide in the jungle among the foliage. A pro player Kristian “k0nfig” Wienecke from the Ninjas in Pyjamas team uses this skin.

R8 Revolver | Reboot

R8 Revolver Reboot is a skin from the Gamma collection, which is especially appreciated by those who collect inventory in a futuristic style. Much of the body is painted in black, white, and shades of gray, with the colors positioned to accentuate the shape of individual parts. A few red details complete the picture, and if you look closely, you can see symbols and inscriptions on the body that give the revolver a high-tech look that is unexpected for this type of weapon. This skin is used by a pro player like Jacob “Pimp” Winneche from the 00 Nation team.

R8 Revolver | Phoenix Marker

Those who prefer skins adorned with graffiti and lettering should take a look at the R8 Revolver Phoenix Marker from the Havoc collection. The entire body, except for the handle, is covered with marker-style images, the location of which depends on the pattern index. If you’re lucky, you can get a version that has a phoenix head on a prominent part of the body. This skin does not have a StatTrak counter and is used by pro player Fredrik “REZ” Sterner from the Ninjas in Pajamas team. He plays as an AWPer and a rifler.

R8 Revolver | Crimson Web

However, a skin doesn’t always have to look complex to catch on, and the R8 Revolver Crimson Web is proof of that. The body of the weapon is evenly painted scarlet and covered with a black web-like pattern, the location of which is determined by the pattern index. At the same time, the more web lines are noticeable, the higher this instance of the skin will be valued. This wonderful skin was spotted in the inventory of a pro player Nikola “NiKo” Kovač who plays for the G2 Esports team as a rifler. The cost of this skin does not exceed 20 for Factory New exterior with StatTrak counter. 


The R8 revolver is a powerful and accurate pistol for Counter-Strike:Global Offensive players. The weapon has good stats and is a relatively balanced weapon in the game. The holders of this weapon have access to interesting skins that are worthy enough to look at in the game. You can learn more about CS:GO settings and pro matches on the Profiller website, which is available to users in both Europe and the US, including Los Angeles, Chicago, and other major cities.

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