Cape of Accomplishment

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A Cape of Accomplishment (more commonly known as a Skillcape among players) is a cape that symbolises achieving the highest possible level in a particular skill (level 99), the completion of every quest (277 QP), every Achievement Diary, or unlocking all the in-game music. Capes of Accomplishment are members' only items.

Audio options icon.png
The music that plays when you purchase a Cape of Accomplishment
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.

As of 12 August 2020, Agility is the least common skillcape with 24,230 players having 99 Agility; however, the number of players with the quest point cape, achievement diary cape, and music cape is unknown.

As of 6 February 2017, the top five least common skillcapes are Runecraft, Construction, Mining, Smithing, and Agility, respectively, while the five most common skillcapes are Strength, Hitpoints, Cooking, Ranged, and Attack, respectively. This is a general reflection of the difficulty it takes to train the pertaining skill.

If a player holding a skillcape dies to another player, and it is not protected on death, 11,800 coins will appear on the floor for the killer.

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]

Main article: Skillcape (emote)

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.

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:

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.

Although the Woodcutting cape boost has no effect worldwide, an exception was made for the Woodcutting Guild, where boosts above 99 such as the Dragon Axe special increase woodcutting rates.[1]

List of Capes of Accomplishment and perks[edit | edit source]

Skill Skillcape Hood Master Location Perks
Agility Agility cape.png Agility cape(t).png
Agility cape
Agility hood.png
Agility hood
Cap'n Izzy No-Beard Brimhaven Agility Arena A substitute for a graceful cape, and once per day, restores 100% run energy and provides the effect of a stamina potion for one minute.
Attack Attack cape.png Attack cape(t).png
Attack cape
Attack hood.png
Attack hood
Ajjat Warriors' Guild When worn, no warrior guild tokens are needed to access the cyclopes within the Warriors' Guild.
Construction Construct. cape.png Construct. cape(t).png
Construct. cape
Construct. hood.png
Construct. hood
Any Estate agent or Alwyn Varrock, Seers' Village, Falador, Ardougne, Hosidius, Prifddinas Unlimited teleports to the player's own house or any player-owned house portal.
Cooking Cooking cape.png Cooking cape(t).png
Cooking cape
Cooking hood.png
Cooking hood
Head chef Cooks' Guild Food will never be burned while cooking, and a substitute for a chef's hat to enter the Cooks' Guild.
Crafting Crafting cape.png Crafting cape(t).png
Crafting cape
Crafting hood.png
Crafting hood
Master Crafter Crafting Guild Unlimited teleports to the Crafting Guild (allows access to the Crafting Guild bank chest without the need for Falador hard diary).
Defence Defence cape.png Defence cape(t).png
Defence cape
Defence hood.png
Defence hood
Melee combat tutor Lumbridge Acts as a ring of life, can be toggled on or off.
Farming Farming cape.png Farming cape(t).png
Farming cape
Farming hood.png
Farming hood
Martin the Master Gardener Draynor Village When worn, harvesting herb patches will have a 5% increase in yield (stacks with the magic secateurs).

Unlimited teleports to the Farming Guild.

Firemaking Firemaking cape.png Firemaking cape(t).png
Firemaking cape
Firemaking hood.png
Firemaking hood
Ignatius Vulcan South of Seers' Village Acts as an inextinguishable light source and as warm clothing for Wintertodt.
Fishing Fishing cape.png Fishing cape(t).png
Fishing cape
Fishing hood.png
Fishing hood
Master Fisher Fishing Guild Unlimited teleports to the Fishing Guild as well as Otto's Grotto.
Fletching Fletching cape.png Fletching cape(t).png
Fletching cape
Fletching hood.png
Fletching hood
Hickton Catherby Can be searched for a mithril grapple and bronze crossbow three times per day.
Herblore Herblore cape.png Herblore cape(t).png
Herblore cape
Herblore hood.png
Herblore hood
Kaqemeex Taverley Zahur in Nardah will create unfinished potions for 200 coins each.

Allows grimy herbs to be used in creating unfinished potions; doing so gives the experience of cleaning the herb. Can be searched for a pestle and mortar.

Hitpoints Hitpoints cape.png Hitpoints cape(t).png
Hitpoints cape
Hitpoints hood.png
Hitpoints hood
Surgeon General Tafani Duel Arena Natural hitpoint restoration rate is doubled. The effect does not stack with Rapid Heal, but does stack with the regen bracelet.
Hunter Hunter cape.png Hunter cape(t).png
Hunter cape
Hunter hood.png
Hunter hood
Hunting expert Feldip Hills Five teleports to the black/red chinchompa hunter areas per day.
Magic Magic cape.png Magic cape(t).png
Magic cape
Magic hood.png
Magic hood
Wizard Sinina Wizards' Guild Permanent spellbook change five times per day.
Mining Mining cape.png Mining cape(t).png
Mining cape
Mining hood.png
Mining hood
Gadrin Mining Guild While mining ore up to adamantite, there is a 5% chance of receiving an extra ore while mining; stacks with Varrock armour.
Prayer Prayer cape.png Prayer cape(t).png
Prayer cape
Prayer hood.png
Prayer hood
Brother Jered Edgeville Monastery Acts as a holy wrench, but effects will not stack with a holy wrench or a ring of the gods (i).
Ranged Ranging cape.png Ranging cape(t).png
Ranging cape
Ranging hood.png
Ranging hood
Armour salesman Ranging Guild Acts as an Ava's accumulator, or Ava's assembler if a Vorkath's head is used on it.
Runecraft Runecraft cape.png Runecraft cape(t).png
Runecraft cape
Runecraft hood.png
Runecraft hood
Aubury South-east Varrock Allows access to any runecrafting altar without use of talismans/tiaras. Also prevents runecrafting pouches from degrading when filling them.
Slayer Slayer cape.png Slayer cape(t).png
Slayer cape
Slayer hood.png
Slayer hood
Duradel Shilo Village Provides a 10% chance of getting the previous task when getting a new task from a Slayer Master.
Smithing Smithing cape.png Smithing cape(t).png
Smithing cape
Smithing hood.png
Smithing hood
Thurgo Near Mudskipper Point Makes the coal bag capable of holding 36 coal instead of 27, and acts as a pair of goldsmith gauntlets.
Strength Strength cape.png Strength cape(t).png
Strength cape
Strength hood.png
Strength hood
Sloane Warriors' Guild Unlimited teleports to the Warriors' Guild.
Thieving Thieving cape.png Thieving cape(t).png
Thieving cape
Thieving hood.png
Thieving hood
Martin Thwait Rogues' Den Additional 10% chance of being successful when pickpocketing.
Woodcutting Woodcutting cape.png Woodcut. cape(t).png
Woodcutting cape
Woodcutting hood.png
Woodcutting hood
Wilfred Lumbridge Additional 10% chance of a bird nest falling while chopping trees.
Quest point icon.png Quest point cape.png Quest point cape (t).png
Quest point cape
Quest point hood.png
Quest point hood
Wise Old Man Draynor Village Unlimited teleports to the Legends' Guild gates.
Achievement Diaries icon.png Achievement diary cape.png Achievement diary cape (t).png
Achievement diary cape
Achievement diary hood.png
Achievement diary hood
Twiggy O'Korn Draynor Village Ten teleports to all Diary Masters each day, including Twiggy O'Korn.
Music.png Music cape.png Music cape(t).png
Music cape
Music hood.png
Music hood
Olaf the Bard Rellekka Unlimited teleports to Falo the Bard.
Stats icon.png Max cape.png
Max cape
Max hood.png
Max hood
Mac West of the Warriors' Guild Combined perks of all capes (excluding 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 kept with Priestess Zul-Gwenwynig in Zulandra. Players may wish to keep their first Skillcape untrimmed, because they like the look of it. Some methods to keep the untrimmed Skillcapes from trimming are as follows:

  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.
    • Hespori: Arno will hold your items. Requires 65 Farming to plant a Hespori seed. He requires 25,000 coins to reclaim the items.
      • This is a method 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.
    • The following death storages have not been tested, but are assumed to work similarly:
      • Alchemical Hydra: Orrvor quo Maten will hold your items. Requires the ability to wear protective footwear — 44 Slayer for boots of stone, or 50 Defence for granite boots —, or a high Hitpoints level and food, in order to not perish walking to the Alchemical Hydra's location. He requires 100,000 coins to reclaim the items.
      • Vorkath: Torfinn will hold your items. Requires partial completion of Dragon Slayer II, and 100,000 coins to reclaim the items.
      • Theatre of Blood: The chest outside will hold your items. Requires 100,000 coins to reclaim the items.
      • 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 dissapear unlike the Zulrah or Theater of Blood chest. [3]
  2. Reach 99 in another skill.
  3. Take the Skillcape out of the death storage.

These methods need to be repeated every time a new 99 is about to be achieved.

Joke Skillcapes[edit | edit source]

While these capes resemble a skillcape, possess a skillcape emote and were technically obtained after gaining 99 in the "skill", they are considered a joke and do not qualify as a real Cape of Accomplishment. The only known "joke" skillcape so far is the Cabbage cape, released during the 2016 April Fools event.

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

(Only during the

April Fools 2016 event)

Falador farm

(Only during the

April Fools 2016 event)

None

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 the skillcapes will require 2,574,000 coins, excluding the max cape. With the Max cape, it would cost 4,851,000 coins for every skillcape.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Jagex. Mod Ash's Twitter account. 10 July 2017. (Archived from the original on 28 May 2020.) Mod Ash: "That's inconsistent with how stat-boosting normally works, but we were being generous with the guild rules."
  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. https://twitter.com/JagexAsh/status/1274598973295284224