Normal quality is the item quality assigned to Stock weapons. These are the standard weapons that all players start with and are not stored in the backpack. Therefore they are the only available weapons if the game cannot connect to Steam. Unique variants of these items are created when using a Name Tag or Description Tag with a Stock weapon, which are seen by checking the "Show Stock Items" box in the backpack view.
In some cases, items that have been re-granted to users by Steam support (after being either accidentally deleted or stolen) were assigned Normal quality.The hexadecimal color code for Normal items is .