Nova | Mandrel

Summary

Category
Weapon
Finish
Finish Style
Finish Catalog
785
Popularity
85%
Designer
Valve
Released
September 3rd, 2018

Item Class

Wear Range

0.00
0.50
FN
MW
FT
WW
BS

Professional Players

Colors

Community Rating

4.6 Rating
2.3K Votes

Price Statistics

Current Price
$0.01
24h Price Change
$0.00 (0.00%)
24h Trading Volume
$15.82
Market Cap
$226.64
Volume / Market Cap
0.0698
7 Day Low
$0.01
7 Day High
$0.01
30 Day Low
$0.01
30 Day High
$0.01
52 Week Low
$0.01
52 Week High
$0.04
All Time Low
$0.01
All Time High
$0.06

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$0.02

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Description

The Nova's rock-bottom price tag makes it a great ambush weapon for a cash-strapped team. A grayscale hydrographic pattern of interweaving pipes has been applied. Shaping rounds with each shot

History

The Nova | Mandrel was first introduced to CS2 5 years ago, on September 3rd, 2018. It was released as part of the Copenhagen 2024 Nuke Souvenir Package, alongside the "FACEIT 2018 – Ways to Watch" update.

Origin

The Nova | Mandrel can be obtained by opening one of the 8 containers that contain the skin. This includes the Antwerp 2022 Nuke Souvenir Package, Berlin 2019 Nuke Souvenir Package and Copenhagen 2024 Nuke Souvenir Package container. The skin is also part of the The 2018 Nuke Collection.

Popularity

With a popularity of 85%, the Nova | Mandrel is currently in the top 15% of the most popular items in CS2. This popularity measurement is based on the daily sales volume and the price of the skin.

Rarity

The Nova | Mandrel is one of 137 other Shotgun skins. The rarity of the skin is Consumer Grade, which makes the Mandrel a pretty common occurrence in the game.

Availability

With a price range between $0.01 and $0.03, the Nova | Mandrel is a very affordable skin. Fortunately, it's currently widely available and can be purchased on multiple different markets.

Versions

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

Finish Style

This Nova has been painted in a "Hydrographic" 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. That said, this particular skin has been mostly painted in shades of gray. The look of the Mandrel finish is affected by its pattern index.

Community Sentiment

The Nova | Mandrel has received over 2.3K votes on CSGOSKINS.GG, leading to an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars. The skin is currently also owned by the professional CS2 players flusha, guardian and s1mple.