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Gloves are an element of clothing added in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive part of November 28, 2016 Update. This feature allows player to visually change the gloves their player characters wear.

Gloves are visible in third person during gameplay and spectating player who have equipped it.

Similar to Skins, gloves have exterior quality.

Gloves are all classified as "exceedingly rare items" and all contain a star in their name.

Available Gloves Types

Hand Wraps

Inventory Image Description/Flavor Text Drops in

Hand Wraps

Preferred by hand-to-hand fighters, these wraps protect the knuckles and stabilize the wrist when punching. Glove Case / Operation Hydra Case

Leather

Become notorious

Slaughter

Who doesn't love working with their hands?

Badlands

Felix turns a blind eye towards the Colation Taskforce's unsanctioned boxing league

Spruce DDPAT

Some people say they're tough... others show it

Duct Tape

These scavenged hand-wraps are surprisingly durable but not especially breathable. Clutch Case

Cobalt Skulls

These blue bias-tape handwraps are printed with skull motifs.

Overprint

These black bias-tape handwraps have been printed with rubberized geometric patterns.

Arboreal

These bias-tape handwraps have been dyed with a forest camo pattern.

CAUTION!

Preferred by hand-to-hand fighters, these wraps protect the knuckles and stabilize the wrist when punching. Broken Fang Case/Snakebite Case

Constrictor

Preferred by hand-to-hand fighters, these wraps protect the knuckles and stabilize the wrist when punching.

Giraffe

Preferred by hand-to-hand fighters, these wraps protect the knuckles and stabilize the wrist when punching.

Desert Shamagh

Preferred by hand-to-hand fighters, these wraps protect the knuckles and stabilize the wrist when punching.

Moto Gloves

Name/Inventory Image Description/Flavor Text Drops in

Moto Gloves

These bulky hard knuckled gloves can protect the wearers hands from road rash at 60 mph. Glove Case / Operation Hydra Case

Eclipse

Don't call it a midlife crisis

Spearmint

For what he's charging us, you'd think Huxley could at least throw in a tin of mints... - Felix Riley, Commanding Officer

Boom!

POW! BOOM! BIFF!

Cool Mint

Combat has never felt so refreshing.

Transport

This pair has a subtle digital camo. Clutch Case

Polygon

It has been constructed from a mix of man-made materials and leather in various shades of blue.

POW!

This pair has been covered in brightly colored comic book onomatopoeia.

Turtle

This green and grey pair has bright orange accents.

Finish Line

These bulky hard knuckled gloves can protect the wearers hands from road rash at 60 mph. Broken Fang Case/Snakebite Case

Blood Pressure

These bulky hard knuckled gloves can protect the wearers hands from road rash at 60 mph.

3rd Commando Company

These bulky hard knuckled gloves can protect the wearers hands from road rash at 60 mph.

Smoke Out

These bulky hard knuckled gloves can protect the wearers hands from road rash at 60 mph.

Specialist Gloves

Name/Inventory Image Description Drops in

Specialist Gloves

Durable, breathable, and stylish; these gloves are designed to take (and give) a beating. Glove Case / Operation Hydra Case

Forest+DDPAT

Some people don't like getting their hands dirty

Emerald Web

Discipline begets success

Crimson Kimono

Start seeing red

Foundation

Rumor has it that Tortue was inspired by the Asiimov line of firearms

Fade

These multicolored gloves have metallic accents. Clutch Case

Buckshot

These practical gloves would be at home in a hunting blind.

Crimson Web

These red and grey gloves have been printed with a rubberized webs pattern.

Mogul

These wintery gloves would be at home on the ski hill.

Marble Fade

Durable, breathable, and stylish; these gloves are designed to take (and give) a beating. Broken Fang Case/Snakebite Case

Tiger Strike

Durable, breathable, and stylish; these gloves are designed to take (and give) a beating.

Lt. Commander

Durable, breathable, and stylish; these gloves are designed to take (and give) a beating.

Field Agent

Durable, breathable, and stylish; these gloves are designed to take (and give) a beating.

Sport Gloves

Name/Inventory Image Description/Flavor Text Drops in

Sport Gloves

Synthetic fabrics make these athletic gloves durable and eye-catching. Glove Case / Operation Hydra Case

Hedge Maze

Only cowards fear flying close to the sun

Superconductor

They don't want none

Arid

If we're going to be heroes, we may as well look the part... - Rona Sabri, Rising Star

Pandora's Box

A must have for any demolitions expert with sweaty palms

Bronze Morph

A must have for any demolitions expert with sweaty palms Clutch Case

Amphibious

These synthetic blue and white gloves are quick drying and breathable.

Vice

These synthetic gloves are crafted from a striking mix pink and blue technical fabrics.

Omega

These synthetic black gloves have strong yellow accents.

Slingshot

Synthetic fabrics make these athletic gloves durable and eye-catching. Broken Fang Case/Snakebite Case

Scarlet Shamagh

Synthetic fabrics make these athletic gloves durable and eye-catching.

Big Game

Synthetic fabrics make these athletic gloves durable and eye-catching.

Nocts

Synthetic fabrics make these athletic gloves durable and eye-catching.

Bloodhound Gloves

Name/Inventory Image Description/Flavor Text Drops in

Bloodhound Gloves

These fingerless gloves have been decorated with metal studs and the Operation Bloodhound logo. Glove Case / Operation Hydra Case

Snakebite

Operation Bloodhound marked the end of rouge sniper Chase Turner

Bronzed

Let's be honest... no one misses Sergei - Hans Kriegeld, Phoenix Tactician

Guerrilla

Valeria plans on retribution, of that there can be no doubt... - Sebastien Hennequet, Sniper

Charred

Challenge coins are great, but they don't draw blood when you backfist someone - Carmen Cocinero, Extraction Expert

Hydra Gloves

Name/Inventory Image Description/Flavor Text Drops in

Hydra Gloves

These fingerless gloves have been decorated with metal studs and the Operation Hydra logo. It was crafted out of classic black supple leather with a varnished green emblem. Clutch Case

Emerald

It was crafted from a mix of leather, snakeskin, and brass.

Case Hardened

These vegan leather gloves have been printed with a variegated metallic pattern.

Rattler

It was crafted from a mix of leather, snakeskin, and brass.

Mangrove

It was crafted from a mix of leather, synthetic mesh, and brass.

Broken Fang Gloves

Name/Inventory Image Description/Flavor Text Drops in

Broken Fang Gloves

These fingerless gloves have been decorated with metal studs and the Operation Broken Fang logo. Broken Fang Case/Snakebite Case

Jade

These fingerless gloves have been decorated with metal studs and the Operation Broken Fang logo.

Yellow Banded

These fingerless gloves have been decorated with metal studs and the Operation Broken Fang logo.

Needle Point

These fingerless gloves have been decorated with metal studs and the Operation Broken Fang logo.

Unhinged

These fingerless gloves have been decorated with metal studs and the Operation Broken Fang logo.

Driver Gloves

Name/Inventory Image Description/Flavor Text Drops in

Driver Gloves

These driving gloves offer protection from the elements while still maintaining tactile sensation. Glove Case / Operation Hydra Case

Convoy

Sometimes discretion is called for

Crimson Weave

Leave your mark, not your fingerprints

Diamondback

Standard issue is for suckers... - Imogen, Arms Dealer In Training

Lunar Weave

Keeps the blood off your hands...metaphorically speaking

Racing Green

This pair of green gloves has been accented with woven grey leather in a chevron pattern. Clutch Case

Overtake

Speed is of the essence with these classic black and tan leather gloves.

King Snake

It has been crafted out of white leather and snakeskin.

Imperial Plaid

This pair of flannel and leather gloves has an imperial hue.

Snow Leopard

These driving gloves offer protection from the elements while still maintaining tactile sensation. Broken Fang Case/Snakebite Case

Rezan the Red

These driving gloves offer protection from the elements while still maintaining tactile sensation.

Queen Jaguar

These driving gloves offer protection from the elements while still maintaining tactile sensation.

Black Tie

These driving gloves offer protection from the elements while still maintaining tactile sensation.

Default Gloves

Name/Inventory Image Team Description/Flavor Text

Default CT Gloves

CT General-purpose tactical combat gloves designed for military or security personnel.

Default T Gloves

T Never be afraid to get blood on your hands. – Valeria Jenner, Revolutionary

Behind The Scenes

  • Cosmetics Gloves were first hinted to in the May 31, 2016 update in game files, four months before their official release.

Unused content

  • In game files, can found unreleased gloves textures[1] - specialist_green_red_black,handwrap_leathery_fabric_red_slaughter, handwrap_leathery_fabric_orange_camo, handwrap_leathery_fabric_beige_camo and slick_brown

Notes

  • The Default Terrorist gloves are depicted as the fingerless Elite Crew gloves in the inventory, even though most factions use a different, full-leather model.
  • Unlike skins and knifes, Cosmetics Gloves  have no "vanilla" variants.
  • Some skins for gloves not released[1] when introduced gloves in November 28, 2016 update, later released as part of February 15, 2018 update.
  • Hydra Gloves shares same model and texture folder with Bloodhound Gloves[2].

Trivia

  • The Moto and Specialist Glove varieties both have the word "TORTUE" written on them. It is placed on the index finger of Moto gloves and the back of the hand on Specialist gloves.
  • "Hand Wraps | Leather" has a hidden Headshot icon.
  • The Specialist gloves appear to be based off of the M-Pact gloves manufactured by Mechanix.

Gallery

Overview

Unused Content

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 New Glove Skins found (Glove Case 2) on Reddit
  2. models\weapons\v_models\arms\glove_bloodhound\v_glove_bloodhound_hydra.mdl & materials\models\weapons\customization\glove_bloodhound\glove_hydra_color.vtf
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