Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege thrives on its consistent gunplay that serves balanced, competitive multiplayer combat. Shaking weapon upgrades, unlockable abilities, and other forms of vertical progression, players are rewarded with in-game cosmetic items instead. Ubisoft also offers a range of premium top-tier paid "Elite Skins," putting a distinct spin on its Operator roster. Here's every Rainbow Six Siege Elite skin set available so far.
Complete list of Elite skins for Rainbow Six Siege
Elite sets offer a collection of distinct cosmetic items tied to a specific Operator, detached from the common themes across most other skins. Every Elite set follows a similar item template, packing a uniform, headgear, weapon skins, and a weapon charm. These bundles also provide a level of customization not possible with traditional skins, including a gadget skin, golden pre-match Operator card, and final victory pose.
With new skins regularly introduced, we've compiled a list of all the Elite sets available so far. Going forward, this post will be updated with new additions.
Echo receives a full anime-style ninja makeover with Steel Wave this June, set to debut his anticipated Elite set. The Japanese defender drops the tactical gear for period armor, embellished with gold detailing and an eccentric victory animation.
Reflecting on Zofia's deep military roots, the Duch Bojowy skin provides a throwback to her early Polish uniform. That includes navy clothing and a grey beret, with shades removed for a full face reveal.
Ubisoft kicked off Year 5 alongside a surprise collaboration with Crystal Dynamics, suiting up Ash in a Lara Croft-inspired outfit. It packs her iconic signatures of early years, from a blue tank top, shorts, and glasses, to dual pistols.
Caveira's premium look explores her early years through Brazilian jiu-jitsu. It ditches the skull face paint, while also swapping her military garments for crimson workout gear.
For a more casual spin on everyone's favorite crossbow fanatic, Responsa outfits Capitão in sporting attire, featuring a soccer-themed MVP animation, and gold-dipped weaponry.
This punk-styled set showcases a new side of Ela, influenced by her time as an art student, kitted with a leather jacket, torn jeans, high top trainers, and vibrant gear skins to match.
Exploring the roots of Rainbow's all-seeing defender, the Inspiración skin reflects on the Spanish Civil War, through the lens of a 20th-century engineer. The bundle kits out Mira with period attire and a Gatling gun animation, while ditching her headgear for a signature beret.
Sanguine Arsenic offers a relaxed spin on Rainbow's chemical genius, featuring a young and rebellious Smoke. Rocking a vibrant hoodie and sleek kicks, it's a stark departure from the all-black SAS defender.
This advanced skin suits Lesion in high-tech armor, masking him from the elements, besides a supplementary oxygen supply. The poisonous trap Operator brings a new level of science fiction to the Rainbow Six battlefield.
Bandit's Elite skin explores four years undercover, swapping out his GSG 9 uniform for tattoo-covered biker attire. Time with the Hells Angels bikers brings a motorcycle to the victory screen, with matching in-game skins.
The Onkochishin set drapes Hibana in traditional white and blue robes with a cosmetic bow fitting her period apparel. Classic styling meets combat utility for an angelic spin on the Japanese hard breacher.
From the piercing chill of the Canadian forest comes Frost's Huntress Elite skin. Reskinned Welcome Mats look fiercer than ever, with a blazing victory skin to survive the winter nights.
The Panzerstärke set is an angular, armored look the flashy German defender. With Second World War origins, stay shielded up for the defending foes ahead.
From the causal fur-lined parka and flat cap, the seasoned Russian sniper receives a throwback Elite set. The Elite Citizen skin provides a glimpse of Glaz's early hunting years, before his time lurking in the shadows.
IQ's reunification set departs from the tactical nature of many Elite variations, through a 1980's exercise theme. With a vibrant training outfit, neon guns, and a gadget styled as a cassette player; you won't be missed on the battlefield.
The Elite set for Thatcher departs from the line of throwback designs, embracing a more modern uniform for the Operator themed around the 1980 Iranian Embassy siege. This also serves as his first face reveal, after exclusively wearing a gas mask.
War Photographer '72
Valkyrie's Elite skin adds a range of cosmetic items based on her photography background. Alongside a retro military uniform, the skin switches out her shemagh in favor of a fabric headband.
Introduced alongside Operation Chimera, the Ash Sidewinder Elite skin offers a desert-themed design tied into the limited-time Outbreak event. This set was provided for free to all existing players before March 2018, in response to the controversy surrounding Outbreak Packs.
Pulse gets an Elite set referencing the 7th Armored Division of the U.S. Army, nicknamed the "Lucky Seventh" during WWII. Alongside a uniform suited to the period, this collection brings a new wave of military green weapons and gadgets to the game. During Pulse's unique victory pose, keep an eye out for a comb for that sweet mohawk.
The Maquis Elite set references the guerrilla French resistance fighters, which rose during the Second World War. Twitch's drone also makes a return with a fresh design, which ties into her final victory animation.
Blackbeard's Elite skin explores guerrilla warfare of the Vietnam war, draping the Operator in ammo belts and heavily camouflaged skins.
Doc's Elite set embraces the blue medic uniform of French First World War forces. Notable highlights of this 11-piece set include a patriotic "They Shall Not Pass" pipe-smoking pose and a mustache fit for the era.
Sledge's Elite set falls into the SAS "L Detachment" – a squad of ex-regular SAS regiment soldiers that helped combat terrorism during the Second World War. This collection embraces the Operator's Scottish heritage, wrapped in tartan with a gadget inspired by the Scottish Highland Games.
The Vympel set represents the special force group under the KGB, which organized a unit of specialized members for secretive missions. Kapkan's victory animation showcases these impressive combat skills with the help of his trusty blade.
The Mute Elite set offers a throwback to the Second World War, under "F Squadron" of the UK Royal Air Force. This collection contains nine items, including a 1940s-era uniform, worn weapon skins, and a unique victory animation based on his disruptive jammer gadget.
As a member of the Groupe d'intervention de la Gendarmerie Nationale (GIGN), Rook's Gendarmerie set brings a retro uniform from the tactical unit. This set's victory pose also highlights the Operator's heavy armor, as he pulls out bullets embedded in his vest.
This Elite set packs an old-school FBI uniform, while also embracing his chemistry skills with the "Texan Dynamite" gadget skin. You'll also get a fiery victory pose with this set, which is sure to leave a burn on defeated foes.
2nd Shock Army
Fuze's Elite set takes inspiration from the "2nd Shock Army," which acts as the field army of the Soviet Union during the Second World War. His "Propaganda" victory pose is also one of the most unique, blasting music with an on-screen sepia filter.
Get geared up for multiplayer
Rainbow Six Siege's premium content is obtainable via the dedicated "Shop" tab, tied exclusively to the game's paid currency, R6 Credits. Elite sets clock in at 1,800 R6 Credits each, with the 2670 R6 Credits Currency Pack (opens in new tab) cheapest bundle covering the skins, and spare coins for additional items.
Get that money
Pick up a new Elite skin set.
Grabbing 2,670 R6 Credits secures one new Elite skin with some leftover coins. No matter which you choose, you'll want to buy this.
Ubisoft's all-inclusive Rainbow Six Siege Year 5 Pass also grants exclusive discounts, alongside early access to upcoming Operators, free cosmetic gear, and more. The shop-wide benefit cuts 10 percent off all items, dropping Elite gear to 1,620 R6 Credits each.
All Access Pass
The Year 5 Pass unlocks the game's next six Operators, alongside exclusive in-game gear, progression boosters, discounts, and much more. With Rainbow Six Siege's next update around the corner, it provides all you need for 2020.