Cape of Achievement
Capes of Achievement are also commonly known as "Skill capes" by RuneScape's population.
Each cape includes a hood and cape, with a special color and design on the back of the cape. They also have a special emote, that only people with that cape and wearing it can do. Your skill cape becomes trimmed once you achieved two or more 99 skills. A trimmed skill cape will also offer a Prayer Bonus of 4. Each cape of achievement offers a defence bonus of +9 to every category.
Wearing a cape also lets other players know that you have mastered that skill without having to go into explanation day after day which level you are.
There are some downsides to being one of the few (or a lot of) people who have that cape. Often, people who don't have that cape will demand (or sometimes ask nicely) to see that cape's emote. Because of this downside, many people hang up their Cape of Achievement just to stop the emote beggars.
It is also a tragedy to see other players wearing your cape of achievement you have worked so hard for =\
 Good or Bad?
Many Runescape players do not agree with the concept of Capes of Achievement, as with the introduction of them there was much more incentive to train a skill to 99, meaning that a massive portion of Runescape's players immediately trained multiple skills to 99 simply to wear the cape. It also "takes away respect" from the skill - nearly 145,000 people have 99 cooking compared to a few thousand when skill capes came out.
But "anything" can happen to take away respect from a skill in a videogame, and besides, it does not matter how fast people keep reaching 99s in the game- in a game based solely on endurance and not on skill, it is inevitable that many people are going to max out and destroy the value of it all.
In current times in Runescape, the highscores has much become the laughingstock of this buildup of people achieving 99s over time. Since Runescape is all about the highscores.. the destruction of the highscores is likewise the destruction of Runescape. Unless Jagex does something to fix this, Runescape is meeting its end.
 Skill Masters
- Defence - The Melee Guide - Found just north of Lumbridge Castle, amidst the other guides.
- Thieving - Martin Thwait - Located in the Rogue's Den.
- Woodcutting - Woodsman Tutor - Near the willows north of Lumbridge Castle.
- Hunter - Hunter Expert - Found in a hut, south of Feldip Hills, marked with a paw icon on the minimap.
 Cape of Achievement Stats
|Runecrafting||5,000 (little over 5k)|
|Construction||More than 5,000|
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