Cape of Accomplishment

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The music that plays when you purchase a Cape of Accomplishment
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A Cape of Accomplishment (also called a skillcape) is a cape that symbolises achieving the highest possible level in a particular skill (level 99), the completion of every quest (291 QP), every Achievement Diary, or unlocking all the in-game music. Capes of Accomplishment are members' only items.

Agility cape(t) detail.png Attack cape(t) detail.png Construct. cape(t) detail.png Cooking cape(t) detail.png Crafting cape(t) detail.png Defence cape(t) detail.png
Farming cape(t) detail.png Firemaking cape(t) detail.png Fishing cape(t) detail.png Fletching cape(t) detail.png Herblore cape(t) detail.png Hitpoints cape(t) detail.png
Hunter cape(t) detail.png Magic cape(t) detail.png Mining cape(t) detail.png Prayer cape(t) detail.png Ranging cape(t) detail.png Runecraft cape(t) detail.png
Slayer cape(t) detail.png Smithing cape(t) detail.png Strength cape(t) detail.png Thieving cape(t) detail.png Woodcut. cape(t) detail.png Quest point cape (t) detail.png
A selection of Capes of Accomplishment

Capes of Accomplishment cost 99,000 coins (same price for the trimmed capes once you have trained two or more skills to 99). Each are obtainable from specific NPC masters, who can be seen proudly displaying the cape. A temporary skill boost that raises a skill level to 99 will not allow the player to obtain the corresponding cape. The NPC is located in a place related to their skill. Capes also come with matching hoods, although the hoods do not offer any bonuses.

When a player achieves a second level 99 skill, their earlier cape of accomplishment receives a graphical enhancement in the form of a "trim" of a different colour. This trim is irreversible. These so called "trimmed skillcapes" can be used to show that someone has more than one skillcape. The Achievement diary cape will allow you to trim both the Quest point cape and the Music cape, although the achievement diary cape can only be trimmed after obtaining the quest point cape. Unlike other Capes of Accomplishment, the aforementioned three capes can be manually trimmed and untrimmed by use of the right click menu.

If a player holding a skillcape dies to another player, and it is not protected on death, 11,880 coins will appear on the floor for the killer.

Most and least popular capes[edit | edit source]

As of 1 December 2022, Agility is the least common skillcape with 51,607 players having 99 Agility.

As of 1 December 2022, Strength is the most common skillcape with 426,944 players having 99 Strength.

As of 1 December 2022, the top five least common skillcapes are Agility, Runecraft, Hunter, Mining and Construction respectively, while the five most common skillcapes are Strength, Hitpoints, Ranged, Cooking, and Attack, respectively. This is a general reflection of the difficulty it takes to train the pertaining skill.

As of 26 February 2020, the Music cape is the least common cape of accomplishment with 11,543 players achieving the cape.[1]

An updated table showing the number of players with a 99 in each respective skill can be seen in the table below.

Skill Players with 99
Attack 273,907
Hitpoints 403,830
Mining 65,716
Strength 426,944
Agility 51,607
Smithing 67,901
Defence 237,350
Herblore 71,416
Fishing 103,094
Ranged 371,426
Thieving 97,401
Cooking 287,683
Prayer 112,056
Crafting 122,033
Firemaking 234,117
Magic 276,928
Fletching 177,500
Woodcutting 122,196
Runecraft 53,837
Slayer 110,920
Farming 171,914
Construction 65,405
Hunter 61,481
All skills: 30,199
As of 1 December 2022

Equipment bonuses[edit | edit source]

All of the different Capes of Accomplishment provide the same bonuses, with the exception of untrimmed and trimmed skillcapes, where the trimmed versions and the Max cape provide a +4 prayer bonus. Untrimmed Capes of Accomplishment have identical stats to that of an Obsidian cape.

Item Attack Bonuses Defence Bonuses Other
White dagger.png White scimitar.png White warhammer.png Magic icon.png Ranged icon.png White dagger.png White scimitar.png White warhammer.png Magic icon.png Ranged icon.png Strength icon.png Ranged Strength icon.png Magic Damage icon.png Prayer icon.png
Hitpoints cape.png Untrimmed 0 0 0 0 0 +9 +9 +9 +9 +9 0 0 0% 0
Hitpoints cape(t).png Trimmed 0 0 0 0 0 +9 +9 +9 +9 +9 0 0 0% +4
Max cape.png Max 0 0 0 0 0 +9 +9 +9 +9 +9 0 0 0% +4

Emote[edit | edit source]

Each cape comes with a special emote that can only be performed while wearing the skillcape, however the music cape emote can be performed without wearing its respective cape. The emotes are meant to represent the cape's respective skills.

Skill boost[edit | edit source]

Wearing the cape and selecting the "Boost" option in the equipment menu temporarily boosts the player's effective level in the cape's skill by one, up to 100. This does not apply to the quest point cape. The Hitpoints and Prayer capes have a one-minute cool-down period between uses of this effect. The boost effect follows the same rules as any other skill boost, lasting up to 60 seconds if no other boosts are active at the time of boosting. Every cape's boost cannot be reactivated until the skill has dropped back to 99. When you equip the cape, the boost automatically activates. The following skills have no uses from the skill boost unless their level is temporarily decreased: Woodcutting, Construction, Herblore, Crafting, Fletching and Slayer.

Cape of Accomplishment perks[edit | edit source]

Each cape has certain benefits. For example, the Firemaking cape will act as a light source either when equipped or in inventory, and as warm clothing for Wintertodt, and wearing the Cooking cape will prevent any food from being burned. These perks only work on members worlds.

A max cape will provide all the perks of all skillcapes. However, a max cape may be combined with certain best-in-slot cape slot items, such as the Guthix cape, creating a Guthix max cape. Doing so will cause the max cape to assume the stats of the item it was combined with, forfeiting the max cape perks, making it merely a cosmetic enhancement to the original item. A list of all possible max cape combinations can be found here.

If a player displays a certain set of skillcapes on the cape hanger in a player-owned house Achievement Gallery, the perks that they have will become available only to the house owner. The perks of the following skillcapes can be used while displayed on the cape hanger:

List of Cape of Accomplishment perks[edit | edit source]

Skill Skillcape Hood Master Location Perks
Agility Agility cape Agility cape(t)
Agility cape
Agility hood
Agility hood
Cap'n Izzy No-Beard Brimhaven Agility Arena
  • When worn, acts as a substitute for a graceful cape.
  • Once per day, can be used to restore 100% run energy and provide the effect of a stamina potion for one minute.
Attack Attack cape Attack cape(t)
Attack cape
Attack hood
Attack hood
Ajjat Warriors' Guild
Construction Construct. cape Construct. cape(t)
Construct. cape
Construct. hood
Construct. hood
Any Estate agent or Alwyn Varrock, Seers' Village, Falador, Ardougne, Hosidius, Prifddinas
Cooking Cooking cape Cooking cape(t)
Cooking cape
Cooking hood
Cooking hood
Head chef Cooks' Guild
  • When worn, food will never be burned while cooking.
  • When worn, acts as a substitute for a chef's hat to enter the Cooks' Guild.
Crafting Crafting cape Crafting cape(t)
Crafting cape
Crafting hood
Crafting hood
Master Crafter Crafting Guild
Defence Defence cape Defence cape(t)
Defence cape
Defence hood
Defence hood
Melee combat tutor Lumbridge
  • When worn, acts as a ring of life; can be toggled on or off.
Farming Farming cape Farming cape(t)
Farming cape
Farming hood
Farming hood
Martin the Master Gardener Draynor Village
  • Unlimited teleports to the Farming Guild.
  • When worn, herb patches harvested will have a 5% increase in yield (stacks with the magic secateurs).
Firemaking Firemaking cape Firemaking cape(t)
Firemaking cape
Firemaking hood
Firemaking hood
Ignatius Vulcan South of Seers' Village
Fishing Fishing cape Fishing cape(t)
Fishing cape
Fishing hood
Fishing hood
Master Fisher Fishing Guild
Fletching Fletching cape Fletching cape(t)
Fletching cape
Fletching hood
Fletching hood
Hickton Catherby
Herblore Herblore cape Herblore cape(t)
Herblore cape
Herblore hood
Herblore hood
Kaqemeex Taverley
Hitpoints Hitpoints cape Hitpoints cape(t)
Hitpoints cape
Hitpoints hood
Hitpoints hood
Surgeon General Tafani Emir's Arena hospital
Hunter Hunter cape Hunter cape(t)
Hunter cape
Hunter hood
Hunter hood
Hunting expert Feldip Hills
Magic Magic cape Magic cape(t)
Magic cape
Magic hood
Magic hood
Wizard Sinina Wizards' Guild
  • Five times per day, can be used to permanently change spellbook.
Mining Mining cape Mining cape(t)
Mining cape
Mining hood
Mining hood
Gadrin Mining Guild
Prayer Prayer cape Prayer cape(t)
Prayer cape
Prayer hood
Prayer hood
Brother Jered Edgeville Monastery
Ranged Ranging cape Ranging cape(t)
Ranging cape
Ranging hood
Ranging hood
Armour salesman Ranging Guild
Runecraft Runecraft cape Runecraft cape(t)
Runecraft cape
Runecraft hood
Runecraft hood
Aubury South-east Varrock
  • When worn, allows access to any runic altar without the use of talismans or tiaras.
  • When worn, prevents essence pouches from degrading when filling them.
Slayer Slayer cape Slayer cape(t)
Slayer cape
Slayer hood
Slayer hood
Duradel Shilo Village
  • When worn, provides a 10% chance of being given the option to pick the previous task when getting a new task from a Slayer Master.
  • When worn, allows players to bypass combat level requirements upon receiving new tasks.
Smithing Smithing cape Smithing cape(t)
Smithing cape
Smithing hood
Smithing hood
Thurgo Near Mudskipper Point
Strength Strength cape Strength cape(t)
Strength cape
Strength hood
Strength hood
Sloane Warriors' Guild
Thieving Thieving cape Thieving cape(t)
Thieving cape
Thieving hood
Thieving hood
Martin Thwait Rogues' Den
Woodcutting Woodcutting cape Woodcut. cape(t)
Woodcutting cape
Woodcutting hood
Woodcutting hood
Wilfred Lumbridge
  • When worn, additional 10% chance of a bird nest falling while chopping trees.
Quest points Quest point cape Quest point cape (t)
Quest point cape
Quest point hood
Quest point hood
Wise Old Man Draynor Village
Achievement Diary Achievement diary cape Achievement diary cape (t)
Achievement diary cape
Achievement diary hood
Achievement diary hood
Twiggy O'Korn Draynor Village
  • Unlimited teleports to all Diary Masters, including Twiggy O'Korn.
Music Music cape Music cape(t)
Music cape
Music hood
Music hood
Olaf the Bard Rellekka
Skills Max cape
Max cape
Max hood
Max hood
Mac West of the Warriors' Guild
  • Combined perks of all skillcapes (does not include the quest point, Achievement Diary, and Music capes).

Keeping the first Skillcape untrimmed[edit | edit source]

When players get their first Skillcape, it will be untrimmed. The moment the player reaches 99 in another skill, all untrimmed capes currently in possession of the player will become permanently trimmed, unless some precaution is taken. Players may wish to keep their first Skillcape untrimmed, because they like the look of it or another reason. Owning multiple untrimmed capes may be helpful to avoid losing every untrimmed version. Some methods to keep the untrimmed Skillcapes from trimming are as follows:
Note: These methods need to be repeated every time a new 99 is about to be achieved, including while not a member.

  1. Drop the Skillcape on the ground.
  2. Reach 99 in another skill.
  3. Telegrab the untrimmed Skillcape. It will remain untrimmed.
    • If picked up without telegrab, it'll trim upon pickup.
  • Having the untrimmed cape in a death storage:
  1. Dying to some instanced NPCs transports your items into a death storage, excluding your protected items. Check the death page for more info on protected items.
    • Normal death: Upon dying to an NPC your items will be transported to your grave, excluding your protected items.
    • Hespori: Arno will hold your items. Requires 65 Farming to plant a Hespori seed. He requires 25,000 coins to reclaim the items.
      • These are methods available to Skill pures, as they cannot use Magic to telegrab the cape.
    • Zulrah: Priestess Zul-Gwenwynig will hold your items. Requires access to Zul-Andra.[2] She requires 100,000 coins to reclaim your items after you have killed Zulrah 50 times.
    • Chambers of Xeric: Store your cape in during the raid and leave it there. This is the best method as you can die multiple times outside of the raid and the items in the chest will never disappear unlike the Zulrah or Theatre of Blood chest.[3]
    • The following death storages have not been tested, but are assumed to work similarly:
  2. Reach 99 in another skill.
  3. Take the Skillcape out of the death storage.

Joke Skillcapes[edit | edit source]

While these capes resemble a skillcape and possess a skillcape emote, they are considered a joke and do not qualify as a real Cape of Accomplishment (e.g. for purposes of the Falador Diary).

Skill Skillcape Hood Master Location Perks
Robust cabbage.png Cabbage cape
Cabbage cape
None Kupus Varza

(Diango after the
2016 April Fools event)

Falador farm

(Draynor Village after the
2016 April Fools event)

None
Premium banana.png Banana cape
Banana cape
None Duke Horacio

(Diango after the
2021 Birthday event)

Lumbridge Castle

(Draynor Village after the
2021 Birthday event)

None

Changes[edit | edit source]

Date Changes
24 September 2015
(update)

You can no longer perform skillcape emotes aboard the Fishing Trawler.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • If a player somehow possesses a cape of accomplishment for a skill that they later have the base level reduced, they will be unable to wear it until they achieve 99 again.
  • The max cape does not have an operate function, and thus cannot boost any skill.
  • As every cape costs 99,000 coins each, buying all Capes of Accomplishment (Skill Capes, Quest Point Cape, Achievement Diary Cape, and Music Cape) will require 2,574,000 coins, excluding the max cape. With the Max cape included, it would cost 4,851,000 coins for every Cape of Accomplishment.
  • Including the 23 skillcapes, the Max cape, the Quest point cape, the Achievement diary cape and the Music cape, there are a total of 27 capes of accomplishment.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. ^ Old School RuneScape. "OSRS Data Stream 2020 - Old School RuneScape's 7th Birthday!." (31m43s), YouTube video. 26 February 2020.
  2. ^ Jagex. Mod Ash's Twitter account. 18 April 2020. (Archived from the original on 28 May 2020.) Mod Ash: "That'd be Zul-Gwenwynig :P Yeah, if it's in there, it should be left alone as you gain another level."
  3. ^ Jagex. Mod Ash's Twitter account. 21 June 2020. (Archived from the original on 17 May 2021.)