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Santa hat was removed from RuneScape after an update, but still exists in-game for those who had obtained it.
This article is about the item from the 2002 Christmas event. For the costume received from the 2008 Christmas Event, see Santa suit.
For the black version received from the 2013 Christmas Event, see Black Santa hat.

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The Santa hat is a tradeable discontinued item. Santa hats appeared randomly on the ground all over RuneScape on 25 December 2002, when players could pick up as many as they wanted. They are now a purely cosmetic item, having the stat bonuses removed upon transition to RuneScape 2, and no requirement to equip.

With the 2015 Christmas event update, it was made possible to combine this hat with Santa beard to make a Santa hat with beard.

Combat Stats
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AttributesDamage reduction
DefenceArmour0PvM: 0%PvP: 0%
ConstitutionLife points0Style bonuses

15 Days of Christmas

During the 15 Days of Christmas in 2013, this item, along with other Christmas-themed equipment, were given the hybrid style of combat, and stats that scaled with the player's levels. This was so players could use these items in combat to assist in hunting for festive crackers during the event.


  • The Santa hat was called "Santa's hat" in RuneScape Classic. It also gave +3 to magic.
  • During the 2010 Christmas Event, the Forgotten Warriors (male and female) within Daemonheim would occasionally wear either a Santa hat or a Christmas scarf. The Dungeoneering Skillcape on a stand beside Thok had its normal hood replaced with a Santa hat for the duration of this event.
  • During the 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 Christmas events, most bosses wore a Santa hat. This affected their models in other locations as well, such as quests and cutscenes.