Cooking gauntlets

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Cooking gauntlets are a pair of members-only gloves, available after completing the Family Crest quest. They are made by having Caleb enchant a pair of Family gauntlets. While wearing the gauntlets, the player will have a reduced risk of burning select types of fish.

The cooking gauntlets can be obtained by right-clicking chaos or smelting gauntlets and choosing "Switch." The player can then select the cooking enchanted version from a menu. Switching enchanted gauntlets in this manner will cost 25,000 coins. Players are able to obtain one of each type of gauntlet by speaking to the respective brother and paying them 1,000,000 coins after speaking first with Dimintheis in order to unlock the appropriate dialogue option.

Cooking gauntlets give the same 1% experience bonus as sous chef's mitts if the player owns the mitts (it will add the 1% set bonus if the rest of the Sous chef's outfit is worn). Cooking cape's perk is similar and prevents the burning of all food, but cannot give the experience bonus.

If the gauntlets are destroyed or lost due to death, they may be re-obtained free of charge from Dimintheis in south-east Varrock and will retain the previous enchantment.

Combat stats[edit | edit source]

Effects[edit | edit source]

  • Members wearing the cooking gauntlets obtained during the Family Crest quest will be awarded a lower burn rate for fish, including lobsters, monkfish, swordfish, sharks, cavefish, and rocktails anywhere that they are cooked, such as campfires. It is unclear if the cooking gauntlets and Lumbridge range anti-burning bonuses complement each other, but the general knowledge suggests that they do stack. The information on the exact anti-burning bonus of the cooking gauntlets is based on statistical data and has not been officially disclosed by Jagex, but it is fairly reliable.

"No-burn level" in the table below refers to the Cooking level at which it will no longer be possible to burn the item on a range.

Fish Cooking level No-burn level No-burn level
with gauntlets
Raw karambwan.png: RS3 Inventory image of Raw karambwan Raw karambwan 30 Never 93
Raw lobster.png: RS3 Inventory image of Raw lobster Raw lobster 40 74 64
Raw swordfish.png: RS3 Inventory image of Raw swordfish Raw swordfish 45 86 80
Raw desert sole.png: RS3 Inventory image of Raw desert sole Raw desert sole 52 Never 81
Raw catfish.png: RS3 Inventory image of Raw catfish Raw catfish (range) 60 Never 83
Raw catfish.png: RS3 Inventory image of Raw catfish Raw catfish (fire) 60 Never 87
Raw monkfish.png: RS3 Inventory image of Raw monkfish Raw monkfish (range) 62 Never 87
Raw monkfish.png: RS3 Inventory image of Raw monkfish Raw monkfish (fire) 62 Never 90
Raw green blubber jellyfish.png: RS3 Inventory image of Raw green blubber jellyfish Raw green blubber 72 Never 87
Raw beltfish.png: RS3 Inventory image of Raw beltfish Raw beltfish 72 Never 90
Raw shark.png: RS3 Inventory image of Raw shark Raw shark 80 Never 94
Raw cavefish.png: RS3 Inventory image of Raw cavefish Raw cavefish 88 Never 94
Raw rocktail.png: RS3 Inventory image of Raw rocktail Raw rocktail 93 Never 94
Raw blue blubber jellyfish.png: RS3 Inventory image of Raw blue blubber jellyfish Raw blue blubber 95 Never 97
Raw tiger shark.png: RS3 Inventory image of Raw tiger shark Raw tiger shark 95 Never 99
Raw wobbegong.png: RS3 Inventory image of Raw wobbegong Raw wobbegong 96 Never 99
Raw sailfish.png: RS3 Inventory image of Raw sailfish Raw sailfish 99 Never 99

Update history[edit | edit source]

This information has been compiled as part of the update history project. Some updates may not be included - see here for how to help out!
  • patch 21 October 2019 (Update):
    • Swapping between the different enchantments for the gauntlets awarded from the "Family crest" quest, can no longer cause the game to crash.
    • Previously if a user was to destroy the Sous chef outfit and was to also have the cooking gauntlets in their backpack, the cooking gauntlets would be destroyed as well. This has now been fixed.
  • patch 7 July 2014 (Update):
    • Players should no longer be told they have multiple pairs of cooking or smithing gauntlets.
  • ninja 7 January 2014 (Update):
    • Wearing cooking gauntlets will now give a 1% XP boost if the player owns a pair of sous chef’s gloves.
  • ninja 17 December 2013 (Update):
    • Family Crest gauntlets can now be changed by using a right-click option on the relevant NPCs.
  • patch 24 October 2012 (Update):
    • It is no longer possible to get two pairs of cooking gauntlets by placing one pair in your tackle box.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • If you destroy the family gloves before imbuing them, then recover them, they become cooking gauntlets.
  • Before the Evolution of Combat update, the cooking gauntlets (as well as the other variants) had Defence bonuses comparable to rune gloves, as well as attack and strength bonuses comparable to bronze gloves - despite them not having any Defence requirements.