Actual offers on marketplaces

SkinPort SkinPort
$0.02 / 76
CSGO Market CSGO Market
$0.02 / 73
SkinBaron SkinBaron
$0.02 / 54
$0.02 / 1119
HaloSkins HaloSkins
$0.03 / 119
WaxPeer WaxPeer
$0.03 / 9
CsGoFloat CsGoFloat
$0.03 / 74
BitSkins BitSkins
$0.03 / 347
Steam Steam
$0.04 / 21717
ShadowPay ShadowPay
$0.04 / 8
SkinWallet SkinWallet
$0.08 / 5
DMarket DMarket
$0.25 / 16
Swap.GG Swap.GG
$6.51 / 3

Price history at Steam


Historical summary

The Nova | Mandrel was first introduced to CS2 5 years ago, on September 3rd, 2018. It was released as part of the "FACEIT 2018 – Ways to Watch" update.


The Nova | Mandrel can be obtained by opening one of the 7 containers. This includes Paris 2023 Nuke Souvenir Package, Stockholm 2021 Nuke Souvenir Package, London 2018 Nuke Souvenir Package, and 4 more. This item is also part of The 2018 Nuke Collection.


The Nova | Mandrel is one of 137 other shotgun items. The rarity of the skin is Consumer grade, which makes drop Mandrel a pretty common occurrence in the game.

Markets availability

The Nova | Mandrel, with its price of $0.01 to $4935.26, is considered an economically priced skin. It's currently available for purchase in a range of markets with convenient access

Skin exteriors

The float value ranges from 0.00 to 0.50, which makes the skin available in all exteriors. For each exterior, there also exists a Souvenir version.

Skin appearance

This Nova skin has been painted in a "Hydrographic" finish style, with the Mandrel finish. Disassembled weapon parts are lowered through a floating hydrographic film on the surface of a water tank. The film adheres to the primed weapon parts, covering the surface with a pattern. The appearance of the Mandrel finish varies depending on its pattern index.