The latest version of the series - Counter-Strike: Global Offensive significantly contributed to the development of modern e-sport. Nova is a fully automatic pistol that was developed by Marek "Ash" Praszkier in 2013. It is one of the few guns in its class with high accuracy, even when firing rapidly. The weapon was painted with a special technique called "bloomstick". Exchange your Soul Gems for the Nova Bloomstick. The Nova Bloomstick is a variation of the Nova, a pistol originating from Yugoslavia. It is the most powerful and the most accurate handgun in its class. It was painted with a layer of hydrographics, stickers, and then covered with a layer of thermal transfer. Exchange your Soul Gems for the Nova Bloomstick.