Verac's plateskirt

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Verac's plateskirt
Verac's plateskirt.png
Released9 May 2005 (Update)
Quest itemNo
OptionsWear, Check, Drop
DestroyIf you drop this item it will break. Are you sure you want to drop it?
ExamineVerac the Defiled's plate skirt.
Value275,000 coins
High alch165,000 coins
Low alch110,000 coins
Weight4.535 kg
Grand Exchange
Exchange219,735 coins (info)
Buy limit15
Daily volume1,378
Advanced data
Item ID4759
Verac's plateskirt detail.png
Verac's plateskirt detail.png
Verac's plateskirt detail.png
Verac's plateskirt detail.png
Verac's plateskirt detail.png
Verac's plateskirt 0 detail.png

Verac's plateskirt is melee armour worn in the legwear slot that is part of Verac the Defiled's set of Barrows equipment. To wear Verac's plateskirt, a player must have 70 Defence.

Verac's plateskirt provides the same amount of melee protection as Dharok and Torag's platelegs with a marginally lower amount of ranged protection. However, it does not penalise the wearer's magic defence, provides a substantial prayer bonus (+4) and weighs less than most leg armour.

If Verac's plateskirt is worn along with all of the other pieces of equipment in Verac's set, the player receives the Defiler set effect. With this set effect active, player attacks have a chance (averaging 1/4) of hitting through an opponent's defence and prayer entirely. This effect can be devastating towards tank opponents who rely on high defence. With this set effect, Verac's flail can be considered one of the best weapons for certain PvM situations.

For more details on the mechanics and strategies for this equipment, see the set page.
 Attack bonusesVerac's plateskirt equipped male.pngVerac's plateskirt equipped female.png
 Defence bonuses
 Other bonusesSlot
StrengthRangedMagic damagePrayerLegs slot

Degradation[edit | edit source]

Barrows equipment degrades as it is used. Equipment received from the Barrows minigame is fully repaired and can be used for 15 hours of combat until it degrades completely and requires repair before it can be used again. Barrows armour degrades even if the player is using protection prayers or not taking damage. Barrows equipment does not suffer in performance as it degrades from fully repaired to fully degraded. Fully repaired Barrows items start out with no numbers in their names, e.g. Verac's plateskirt. It will become Verac's plateskirt 100 the first time it's used in combat. Eventually it will degrade to Verac's plateskirt 75, then 50, then 25 and finally 0 at which point the armour will be unusable until repaired. Additionally, Barrows equipment may only be traded if fully repaired or fully degraded.

When dropped or lost on death, any piece of Barrows equipment will automatically degrade to 0. Players who attempt to drop Barrows equipment will receive a warning message about this. As a bank note, dropping will not break the equipment.

There are two ways to repair Barrows armour. Players can talk to any of the NPCs listed below and they will repair the items for a price, or repair the pieces themselves using an armour stand in any player-owned house. The equipment can be repaired at any stage, and the cost will be adjusted according to how much it has degraded. The repair costs below are as if the equipment has fully degraded.

The following NPCs can repair the armour:

Costs to repair
barrows equipment
NPC POH Armour Stand
Level 1 Smithing Level 99 Smithing
Helm 60,000 59,700 30,300
Body 90,000 89,550 45,450
Legs 80,000 79,600 40,400
Weapon 100,000 99,500 50,500
Total 330,000 328,350 166,650

Enter your smithing level here to calculate how much it would cost to repair the Verac's plateskirt on an Armour stand:

template = Barrows repair/calc
form = repairForm
result = repairResult
param = price||80000|hidden
param = level|Smithing Level (1-105)|1|int|1-105

Comparison[edit | edit source]

The following table contains a comparison with other melee and prayer legwear.

ItemAttack BonusesDefence BonusesOther
Stab attackSlash attackCrush attackMagic attackRanged attackStab defenceSlash defenceCrush defenceMagic defenceRanged defenceMelee strengthMagic damageRanged strengthPrayer bonusWeightMembers
Justiciar legguardsJusticiar legguards000-31-17959293-1410200%049.071Member icon.png
Verac's plateskirtVerac's plateskirt000-21-1185828308400%044.535Member icon.png
Torag's platelegsTorag's platelegs000-21-11858283-49200%009.071Member icon.png
Torva platelegsTorva platelegs000-24-11877879-910240%019.071Member icon.png
Dragon plateskirtDragon plateskirt000-21-11686663-46500%009.071Member icon.png
Bandos tassetsBandos tassets000-21-7716366-49320%018Member icon.png
Proselyte tassetProselyte tasset000-21-11333129-43100%068.164Member icon.png
Elite void robeElite void robe00000303030303000%038.164Member icon.png
Inquisitor's plateskirtInquisitor's plateskirt-3-312-9-542304902220%029.071Member icon.png
Monk's robeMonk's robe000000000000%050.907Free-to-play icon.png

Item sources[edit | edit source]

For an exhaustive list of all known sources for this item, see here.
Chest (Barrows)N/A Casket.png17 × 1/2,448

Used in recommended equipment[edit | edit source]

4Adamant dragon/Strategies (Melee)
2Ancient Wyvern/Strategies (Prayer)
1Barrows/Strategies (Medium level)
4Basilisk Knight/Strategies (Melee)
3Chaos Elemental/Strategies (Melee)
4Commander Zilyana/Strategies (Ranged)
2Dagannoth Kings/Strategies (Magic (Rex only))
1Dagannoth Kings/Strategies (Range)
1Dagannoth Kings/Strategies (Budget Magic (Rex only))
4Dagannoth Kings/Strategies (Tribrid (All Kings))
2Demonic gorilla/Strategies (upgrades and downgrades)
4Drake/Strategies (Melee)
4Galvek Speed-Trialist (Melee)
4General Graardor/Strategies (Melee Attacker)
4General Graardor/Strategies (Solo (Melee))
3General Graardor/Strategies (Ranged Tank)
4General Graardor/Strategies (Advanced Tank)
4Glough Speed-Trialist (Melee)
2Gout tuber/Strategies (Tank)
1Green dragon/Strategies (Melee)
3Grotesque Guardians/Strategies (Melee)
2K'ril Tsutsaroth/Strategies (Melee tank)
3K'ril Tsutsaroth/Strategies (Melee attacker)
4Kalphite Queen/Strategies (high DPS (phase one))
1Kalphite Queen/Strategies (Verac the Defiled's)
4Kree'arra/Strategies (Tbow / Bowfa)
4Kree'arra/Strategies (Ranged Tank)
1Krystilia/Strategies (Dragonhide (Melee + Ranged))
1, 2Krystilia/Strategies (Defence and Prayer)
4Metal dragons/Strategies (Melee)
5The Nightmare/Strategies (5 man groups)
5Phosani's Nightmare/Strategies (Solo)
1Revenants/Strategies (Melee)
4Rune dragon/Strategies (Melee)
4Skeletal Wyvern/Strategies (Melee)
4Slayer task/Gargoyles (Melee)
4Slayer task/Suqah (Melee (South))
5Slayer training (Melee)
5TzHaar Fight Cave/Strategies (Ranged)
5TzHaar Fight Cave/Strategies (Ranged+Guthan's)
1TzHaar Fight Cave/Strategies (Tank)
3TzHaar Fight Cave/Strategies (Melee)
5Vorkath/Strategies (Melee)

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Changes[edit | edit source]

Date Changes
28 April 2021

The plateskirt's ranged attack bonus has been decreased from -7 to -11.

16 April 2015

A "Check" option was added to see the remaining durability.

10 December 2014
  • The undamaged version was renamed from "Veracs plateskirt" to "Verac's plateskirt".
  • Damaged versions were renamed from "Veracs skirt n" to "Verac's plateskirt n".

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • When worn by a female character, it takes on a slightly different appearance and features shin guards.