Max cape

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The max cape is a cape available to players who have attained level 99 in all 23 skills. It is sold by Mac for 2,277,000 coins (a sum of 99,000 for all 23 skills). Mac is located on an island west of the Warriors' Guild, beyond the ladder that leads to Cyclops. To reach him, the player needs a pickaxe and an axe.

The minimum total level a player needs for the max cape is 2,277, the minimum amount of experience required being 299,791,913. When purchased, it comes along with a corresponding hood. Its stats are equivalent to a trimmed skillcape. It inherits all skillcape perks from other skillcapes. Like the ranging cape, a Vorkath's head can be used on the cape to increase its ammo-saving effects to match that of Ava's assembler.

Mac will purchase excess max capes for 1,821,600 coins. This can only be done if the player has both the hood and cape in their inventory. Other max cape variants can be refunded in the same manner.

When the max cape is equipped, it will act as a substitute to the graceful cape, granting the same -4 kg in weight reduction and 3% increased natural run energy restoration; as a substitute, it will also grant the graceful outfit's set effect when worn with the other five Graceful pieces.

As of 1 January 2020, there are 9,079 current members that have achieved level 99 in all skills.

The max cape's emote shows the icons for all 23 skills flying above the character's head, and a bar graph stylized like the stats interface icon, with the player floating over it.

A player performing the max cape's emote.
Attack icon.png Attack bonusesMax cape equipped.png
White dagger.pngWhite scimitar.pngWhite warhammer.pngMagic icon.pngRanged icon.png
Defence icon.png Defence bonuses
White dagger.pngWhite scimitar.pngWhite warhammer.pngMagic icon.pngRanged icon.png
Melee.png Other bonusesSlot
Strength icon.pngRanged Strength icon.pngMagic Damage icon.pngPrayer icon.pngCape slot.png

Variants[edit | edit source]

The infernal max cape, one of several max cape variants available to players.

Due to game engine limitations, the max cape's colours cannot be changed freely like in RuneScape 3. However, there are several variants of the max cape that are of different colours than the default appearance.

Players can use the max cape on certain cape items, which will change the stats of the max cape to those of the item being combined. This requires both the max cape and max hood in their inventory. When combined, the max cape will lose its perks, making it merely a cosmetic enhancement to the original item. Any max cape variants sold back to Mac will only return the max cape and hood; the other item used to create the max cape variant will not be returned.

The items that can be combined are as follows:

Upgraded items Original item
Accumulator max hood.png Accumulator max cape.png Accumulator max cape Ava's accumulator.png Ava's accumulator
Ardougne max hood.png Ardougne max cape.png Ardougne max cape Ardougne cloak 4.png Ardougne cloak 4
Assembler max hood.png Assembler max cape.png Assembler max cape Ava's assembler.png Ava's assembler
Infernal max hood.png Infernal max cape animated.gif Infernal max cape Infernal cape.gif Infernal cape
Fire max hood.png Fire max cape.png Fire max cape Fire cape.gif Fire cape
Imbued guthix max hood.png Imbued guthix max cape.png Imbued guthix max cape Imbued guthix cape.png Imbued guthix cape
Imbued saradomin max hood.png Imbued saradomin max cape.png Imbued saradomin max cape Imbued saradomin cape.png Imbued saradomin cape
Imbued zamorak max hood.png Imbued zamorak max cape.png Imbued zamorak max cape Imbued zamorak cape.png Imbued zamorak cape
Guthix max hood.png Guthix max cape.png Guthix max cape Guthix cape.png Guthix cape
Saradomin max hood.png Saradomin max cape.png Saradomin max cape Saradomin cape.png Saradomin cape
Zamorak max hood.png Zamorak max cape.png Zamorak max cape Zamorak cape.png Zamorak cape

Changes[edit | edit source]

Date Changes
6 June 2019
All variants of the max cape now yield 569,250 coins (previously 11,880) if lost above level 20 Wilderness; this also applies to broken variants.
23 February 2017
(update | poll)
Runecrafting pouches will no longer degrade if a Runecrafting skillcape or Max cape is worn while filling the pouch. Existing pouches which are degraded will not be repaired in any way with this change, but they will also not degrade any further whilst a Runecrafting skillcape or Max cape is worn.
3 December 2015
(update | poll)
The Max cape provides all of the above (unless combined with another cape, in which case no perks are provided).

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • When a player buys a max cape, the Wise Old Man, Hans, the RuneScape Guide, and Bob the Cat will congratulate the player via magic:
    • Wise Old Man: Hello?
    • Player: Huh, who's there?
    • Wise Old Man: It's Dionysius here. I'm using my magic to communicate to you. Don't worry.
    • Player: What are you doing in my head?
    • Wise Old Man: I just wanted to say congratulations <player name>. I've been watching you in your adventures - very well done.
    • Hans: Oh very well done <player name>. Taken you a while, but I knew you could do it.
    • RuneScape Guide: Ahhh <player name>, I knew you had potential when I first met you. My compliments on reaching the pinnacle of your achievements.
    • (If Dragon Slayer II has not been completed):
    • Bob the Cat: Meow!
    • (Alternatively, if the player is wearing a Catspeak amulet):
    • Bob the Cat: Oh most excellently done old chap!
  • If a player attempts to purchase a max cape before reaching level 99 in all skills, Mac will say "None of yer bis'ness." when asked what's in his sack.