Mining cape

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Mining cape
Mining cape.png
Released18 October 2006 (Update)
MembersYes
Quest itemNo
Properties
TradeableNo
EquipableYes
StackableNo
OptionsWear
Worn optionsBoost
DestroyDrop
ExamineThe cape worn by the most skilled miners.
Values
Value99,000 coins
High alch59,400 coins
Low alch39,600 coins
Weight0.453 kg
Advanced data
Item ID9792
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Mining cape(t) detail.png

A Mining cape can be purchased for 99,000 coins alongside the Mining hood from Gadrin at the Mining Guild entrance by players who have achieved level 99 Mining. It is the Cape of Accomplishment, also commonly called a skill cape, for the Mining skill. Mining capes are brown-greyish in colour, have the mining skill icon, and have a light blue trim if the player has more than one level 99 skill.

A player performing the mining cape's emote.

Like all skill capes, the Mining cape gives +9 to all defensive stats, and also a +4 bonus to prayer if it is trimmed, which requires a separate skill at level 99. The cape is automatically trimmed if this condition is met.

When the mining cape is equipped, there is a 5% chance of receiving an extra ore while mining ore up to adamantite (with some exceptions), granting experience for both ores mined. This effect stacks with other mining enhancers.

This item can be stored in the cape rack of a costume room, as part of the Mining cape set, along with the hood. Ultimate Ironmen will be unable to retrieve individual pieces until the full set is stored.

As of 1 February 2023, there are 69,376 players that have achieved level 99 in Mining.

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Attack icon.png Attack bonusesMining cape equipped.pngMining cape equipped female.png
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Defence icon.png Defence bonuses
White dagger.pngWhite scimitar.pngWhite warhammer.pngMagic icon.pngRanged icon.png
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Strength icon.pngRanged Strength icon.pngMagic Damage icon.pngPrayer icon.pngCape slot.png
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Used in recommended equipment[edit | edit source]

Not trimmed[edit | edit source]

RankMethod
3Giant Mole/Strategies (Magic)
2Guardians of the Rift/Strategies
2Krystilia/Strategies (Magic)
1Krystilia/Strategies (Defence and Prayer)
4Lizardman shaman/Strategies (Melee)
4Metal dragons/Strategies (Melee)
3Mithril dragon/Strategies (Magic)
5Mithril dragon/Strategies (Melee)
3Phantom Muspah/Strategies (Ranged)
3Phantom Muspah/Strategies (Magic & Ranged)
2Revenants/Strategies (Melee)
2Revenants/Strategies (Prayer)
5Slayer task/Jellies (Melee)
4Slayer training (Magic (Barrage))
5Slayer training (Melee)
3TzHaar Fight Cave/Strategies (Melee)
3TzHaar Fight Cave/Strategies (Early-game iron)
3TzHaar Fight Cave/Strategies (Pure)
3TzHaar Fight Cave/Strategies (Magic)
3, 4Ultimate Ironman Guide/Equipment
4Vet'ion/Strategies (Recommended)
4Vet'ion/Strategies (Safespot)
3Zulrah/Strategies (Magic & Ranged)
3Zulrah/Strategies (Magic)

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RankMethod
1Abyss/Strategies (Defence)
4Adamant dragon/Strategies (Magic)
5Adamant dragon/Strategies (Melee)
4Ancient Wyvern/Strategies (Melee)
2Ancient Wyvern/Strategies (Prayer)
4Basilisk Knight/Strategies (Melee)
3Chaos Elemental/Strategies (Melee)
5Dagannoth Kings/Strategies (Magic (Rex only))
5Dark beast/Strategies (Melee)
3Demonic gorilla/Strategies (upgrades and downgrades)
4Deranged archaeologist/Strategies
4Drake/Strategies (Melee)
4Gout tuber/Strategies (Tank)
5Green dragon/Strategies (Melee)
4K'ril Tsutsaroth/Strategies (Melee attacker)
4Kraken/Strategies (Magic)
3Lava dragon/Strategies (Magic)
3Lava dragon/Strategies (Ranged)
4Maniacal monkey/Strategies (Ranged)
4Maniacal monkey/Strategies (Magic - Ice Barrage)
4Maniacal monkey/Strategies (Magic - Ice Burst)
5Nightmare Zone/Strategies (Melee (Prayer))
5Nightmare Zone/Strategies (Magic)
4Nightmare Zone/Strategies (Melee)
4Nightmare Zone/Strategies (Melee (Absorption, AFK))
4Nightmare Zone/Strategies (Melee (Dharok's))
4Rune dragon/Strategies (Magic)
5Rune dragon/Strategies (Melee)
3Sarachnis/Strategies (Melee Tank)
5Vorkath/Strategies (Melee)
2Zalcano/Strategies

Changes[edit | edit source]

Date Changes
3 December 2015
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When equipped, the Mining cape grants a 5% chance of receiving an extra ore while mining, up to adamantite (stacks with Varrock armour).