How To Make a Dot Crosshair in CSGO?

Dot crosshair is becoming an increasingly popular choice among CS:GO players, and today we'll show you how you can set it up!

How To Make a Dot Crosshair in CSGO?
How To Make a Dot Crosshair in CSGO?

Many believe that dot crosshair in CS:GO makes it easier to shoot headshots. Well, this has not been scientifically proven or anything like that; it is just a theory of some players. Well, we do not guarantee that it will give you aimbot, but it is definitely worth trying these crosshair settings. 

How To Set Dot Crosshair in CS:GO

Developer Console Dot Crosshair Commands

To set dot crosshair in CS:GO, you can simply paste these exact settings into your Developer Console:

cl_crosshairalpha "255" cl_crosshaircolor "5" cl_crosshaircolor_b "0" cl_crosshaircolor_r "255" cl_crosshaircolor_g "0" cl_crosshairdot "0" cl_crosshairgap "-6" cl_crosshairsize "1" cl_crosshairstyle "4" cl_crosshairusealpha "1" cl_crosshairthickness "1" cl_fixedcrosshairgap "-6" cl_crosshair_outlinethickness "0" cl_crosshair_drawoutline "0"
  1. Open CS:GO
  2. Use “∼” to open a Developer Console
  3. Paste the above setting into the console
  4. Confirm by pressing Enter!

All these settings represent red dot crosshair. However, if you would like to set your own custom crosshair colour (green dot crosshair is also very popular, for example), just change the number of cl_crosshaircolor crosshair command to “1”. 

If you want to learn more about modifying the crosshair settings in CS:GO and make your custom dot crosshair, check out our article with all the crosshair related console commands and most preferred crosshair styles: How To Change Crosshair in CS:GO

Dot Crosshair Code CSGO

And if you want to import the same red dot crosshair as we have mentioned above using an in your game settings, follow these steps:

  1. Open CS:GO
  2. Go to Settings and find “Crosshair”
  3. Click the “Share or Import” button
  4. Paste this crosshair code:
Dot Crosshair Code CSGO

So, if you prefer using a code rather than a console command, you have the option to do it!

Which Dot Crosshair Color Is The Best?

There is no single "correct" color when it comes to dot crosshair in CS:GO. Even though most pros recently use basic white dot crosshair, we prefer the red one we gave you in this guide, as it is a great option for bright textures, especially on maps like Dust 2 or Cache. However, whether we are talking about crosshair settings, aim settings, or other important settings, it’s all up to your preference.

Is Dot Crosshair Better Than Default Crosshairs? 

Dot crosshair in CS:GO is becoming an increasingly popular choice and winning out classic crosshairs. What made dot crosshair famous are professional players and streamers like ScreaM, who chose this setting for official high-stakes games. In fact, there are even community servers where using a dot crosshair is bannable.

Is Dot Crosshair Better Than Default Crosshairs?

Still, even though the dot crosshair setting is worth trying out, using dot crosshair in CS:GO won’t necessarily increase your headshot percentage. However, if you are interested in doing that, make sure to check out our articles on the best aim training maps in the game, as well as the one on spray control.