Characters using a cloak, or a Badass Cape
, for teleportation
. This could be rooted in the fact that cloaks are often used to hide the user in the dark, so a someone who goes into a dark alley while wearing a black cloak appears to dissappear.
See also Cape Wings
and Invisibility Cloak
Anime and Manga
- Kaede from Mahou Sensei Negima! has an artifact that kind of does this... it leads to a beach house.
- A villain from YuYu Hakusho has the "Cape of No Return". He throws it over his opponent and it teleports him to a random location anywhere in the universe. Although he has no control over where the cape takes them (Kuwabara was taken a few miles away), the cape usually lives up to its name by sending the victim to Hell, outer space, or some other hazardous location.
- Cloak, of the Marvel Comics team of Cloak & Dagger.
- Minor Marvel Universe character Devil-Slayer has a cloak that allows him to teleport.
- The Witching Cloak in Fables.
- Envelope Girl from Enigma, though she usually uses it to transport unwitting strangers to other places at random.
- In Under a Velvet Cloak, the protagonist receives a velvet cloak and performs magic, including a kind of teleportation with it. Later, she learns she doesn't need the cloak.
- Larry Niven's Known Space has teleportation booths. The leader of a criminal gang in one short story wears a cloak as an affectation, and at the end of the story, he tries to escape the police by wrapping himself up in the cloak and activating the teleportation circuitry woven into it. Unfortunately for him, the police have already Teleport Interdicted the area, and he ends up in a security checkpoint.
- In Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, Albus Dumbledore teleports away from Privet Drive using one of these at the end of the first chapter. Afterwards, however, he apparates like anyone else.
- Kirby: Meta Knight does a Mega Man-style teleport with his cape. It is also one of his special moves in his Super Smash Bros. appearances.
- Slayer from Guilty Gear has one.
- RuneScape has several capes that teleport you, the Ardougne cape the most notable example.
- Sort of done in Mega Man Battle Network. Bass has a cloak that he swathes himself in when he teleports, but his teleportation is an inherent ability.