Nova | Quick Sand was added to the game on September 22, 2021, as part of The 2021 Dust 2 Collection, which was released alongside the start of Operation Riptide.
The receiver and buttstock of this shotgun have been painted with an abstract pattern of different-sized strokes. The color scheme of the pattern consides blue and various shades of beige. The handguard is painted solid beige. The barrel is dark blue.
The skin's Float Value ranges from 0.00 to 0.50, which makes Nova | Quick Sand available in all conditions. Abrasions are already present on various parts of the weapon’s body in Factory New condition. At levels of wear close to the maximum, the number and size of abrasions increase significantly.
The pattern index affects the texture overlay. Rare or special variations of the pattern are absent.
The quality of Nova | Quick Sand is Mil-Spec Grade. The skin is not available with a StatTrak counter and has no souvenir version.
Nova | Quick Sand became popular after the release and remains in demand today.