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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 disappear. Expect the user to whip the cloak around so it blocks any view of their body, then for them to disappear when they are behind the cloak.

See also Cape Wings, Invisibility Cloak, and Cloak of Defense.


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    Anime and Manga 
  • In Jo Jos Bizarre Adventure Steel Ball Run, the main villain and president of the United States Funny Valentine has a stand that, among other things, allows him to use an American flag as a sort of teleportation cloak.
  • Kaede from Negima! Magister Negi Magi 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.

    Comic Books 
  • Captain America: Sidewinder, the founder of the Serpent Society, uses a teleportation cloak. When he led the society, he could free captured members by simply teleporting to them and then teleporting both of them out.
  • Champions: In Champions (2016), Miles Morales receives a cloak on Weirdworld that let him teleport, complete with a spiderweb design on the inside.
  • Cloak and Dagger: Cloak can teleport via the "Darkforce Dimension," which his cloak is a portal to. He can take passengers, but it's a pretty traumatizing ride if his partner Dagger isn't around to ameliorate the effects.
  • The Defenders: Devil-Slayer has a cloak that allows him to teleport.
  • Enigma: Envelope Girl, though she usually uses it to transport unwitting strangers to other places at random.
  • Fables: The Witching Cloak.
  • Hawkman: The Fadeaway Man possesses the Cloak of Cagliostro which provides access to another dimension, granting him the power of teleportation.

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    Literature 
  • In one of Grimm's Fairy Tales, a hunter gets a magic cloak that allows him to teleport anywhere he wish to go. Later the cloak is stolen by an evil witch, but the hunter manages to get it back later.
  • 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 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.

    Tabletop Games 
  • Dungeons & Dragons has a huge selection of magical accessories, including the Cape of the Mountebank, which can be used for short-range personal teleportation once per day, and the Cloak of Etherealness, which shunts the wearer into the ghostly Ethereal Plane on command.
  • The Mutants & Masterminds supplement Book of Magic provides the Conjure Cloak.

    Video Games 
  • Slayer from Guilty Gear has one.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • RuneScape has several capes that teleport you, the Ardougne cape the most notable example.

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