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The Best AK Skins in Rust

If you have played Rust before, then you probably already know that Rust allows players to express themselves by offering a wide variety of cool skins and cosmetic changes for each of the items and weapons in the game.

Among these, the AK is the go-to weapon for many players, and due to its popularity, there are several cosmetically different variants of it. For this reason, we have created a list of some of the best AK skins in Rust that you can obtain, so let’s check them out.

best ak skins in Rust

You can buy Rust skins in two different ways:

  • Steam (has its own trading platform)
  • 3rd party services such as DMarket. Because gamers want to trade without fees and easily withdraw money from their accounts (Steam does not provide such an opportunity).

1. Tempered AK47

Tempered AK47
  • Starting Price: $19.37

The Tempered AK47 is one of the most popular skins out there. It features a metallic texture and a multitude of colors fading in and out of each other. Overall it has a beautiful design but is one of the pricier skins on this list.

Buy Tempered AK47

2. Night Howler AK47

Night Howler AK47
  • Starting Price: $6.60

The Night Howler skin for AK47 is one of the more sought-after skins due to its beautiful color combination of black and purple, which is only enhanced by a ferocious wolf painted on its side. Its beauty combined with its affordability makes it an excellent addition to any skin collection.

Buy Night Howler AK47

3. Raptor AR

Raptor AR
  • Starting Price: $0.98

The Raptor skin for the assault rifle features an extraordinary color scheme of black and red with yellow details and is absolutely gorgeous to look at. It also depicts an angry dinosaur on its side which is where its name stems from. Raptor AR is one of the cheaper entries on this list which makes it even more desirable.

Buy Raptor AR

4. Poseidon - AK47

Poseidon - AK47
  • Starting Price: $9.29

Named after the Greek god of the sea, storms, earthquakes, and horses, Poseidon features a gorgeous black and gray scheme with golden highlights, topped off with a golden engraving of a trident. While it is a bit pricier compared to some other entries, the Poseidon skin is definitely worth it.

Buy Poseidon - AK47

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5. Retrowave AR

Retrowave AR
  • Starting Price: $3.87

Retrowave AR is an assault rifle skin inspired by the 80s featuring a purple base contrasted with various colorful imagery painted over it. However, what makes this skin unique compared to our other entries is the fact that it completely removes the stock from your weapon.

Buy Retrowave AR

6. Bombing AR

Bombing AR
  • Starting Price: $1.39

Bombing AR is a matte black assault rifle skin that features various colorful graffiti sprayed all over it. The quirky design of this skin looks great, but also fits thematically with other armor pieces in Rust and is easily affordable.

Buy Bombing AR

7. Dark Flames

Dark Flames
  • Starting Price: $1.18

The Dark Flames skin features a simple black base paint job that has fire and flames spray painted all over it, making it one of the hottest skins on this list that you can obtain for a very low price.

Buy Dark Flames

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8. No Mercy AK47

No Mercy AK47
  • Starting Price: $6.77

Contrary to many other entries on this list, the No Mercy AK47 skin features a white base coat of paint, highlighted by gray and black details all over it which gives it a truly fantastic look.

Buy No Mercy AK47

9. Neo Soul AR

Neo Soul AR
  • Starting Price: $0.89

The Neo Soul AR skin is one of the cheapest skins on this list which comes as somewhat of a surprise considering that the skin is entirely black and covered with neon green bones. This skin is perfect for capturing the Halloween spirit and is truly a bargain.

Buy Neo Soul AR

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10. AK-47 From Hell

AK-47 From Hell
  • Starting Price: $29.81

The AK-47 From Hell is a fan favorite and for good reason. This black skin decorated with various shapes, stripes, and other red details is truly unique, however, what makes it really stand out from the crowd is the fact that it glows in the dark.

Buy AK-47 From Hell

11. Shadowstrike AR

Shadowstrike AR
  • Starting Price: $1.26

Shadowstrike AR is one of the cheaper skins in the list and features a simplistic elegant design with a black and gray background and yellow details, sprinkling its stock,magazine and barrel.

Buy Shadowstrike AR

12. Last Phoenix

Last Phoenix
  • Starting Price: $2.60

The Last Phoenix skin is yet another one that features the classic color combination of a black base and fiery red details, which is appropriate considering its name and the fact that it depicts a legendary phoenix on its side. Another thing it has going for it is the fact that it is relatively cheap compared to other skins on this list.

Buy Last Phoenix

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13. Azul AK47

Azul AK47
  • Starting Price: $7.29

The Azul AK47 skin paints your whole weapon in black metallic paint and decorates it with neon blue highlights, writing, pinstripes, and magazine tape. It is yet another simple and beautiful design that can fetch a decent price on the market.

Buy Azul AK47

14. Candy Hunter AR

Candy Hunter AR
  • Starting Price: $1.90

The Candy Hunter AR skin comes in a black base with red and purple accents and a multitude of colorful images. The magazine also comes with a red bandage wrapped around it. The Candy Hunter AR skin is an excellent choice if you are looking for something cheap and colorful.

Buy Candy Hunter AR

15. Blackout AR

Blackout AR
  • Starting Price: $10.18

Blackout AR is an assault rifle skin that is completely true to its name. The skin features an entirely black paint job without any other accents, colors, or details. While some would argue that it is on the pricier side when considering its simple design, others would say that its beauty lies in its simplicity.

Buy Blackout AR

That was our list with the best fifteen AK skins in Rust. The choice is yours, however we believe that all of these skins will look great both in your inventory and in game. Buy them right now and don’t waste any more time looking for perfect weapon skins!

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