Black key black
Black key black
Release date 18 October 2004 (Update)
Members only? Yes
Quest item? No
Tradeable? No
Equipable? No
Stackable? No
High Alch 56 coins
Low Alch 37 coins
Destroy Drop
Store price Not sold
Weight 0 kg
A black key with a black painted eyelet (Opens chests found in the Mort'ton catacombs).

Black key black is a key that is rewarded from the Shades of Mort'ton minigame. To obtain it, the player must kill an asyn shade and then burn its remains on a pyre. The key may be used to enter the Shade Catacombs and then open the correctly coloured chest. It will open a black-framed chest with a black lock. This type of key can only open doors up to black within the tomb.

Possible rewardsEdit


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Steel plateskirt Steel plateskirt 1 Uncommon 410
Black chainbody Black chainbody 1 Uncommon 1,948
Black kiteshield Black kiteshield 1 Uncommon 1,080
Black sq shield Black sq shield 1 Uncommon 497
Black platelegs Black platelegs 1 Uncommon 1,867
Black plateskirt Black plateskirt 1 Uncommon 1,860
Black full helm Black full helm 1 Common 624
Mithril kiteshield Mithril kiteshield 1 Uncommon 1,139
Mithril sq shield Mithril sq shield 1 Uncommon 755
Mithril full helm Mithril full helm 1 Uncommon 787
Mithril platelegs Mithril platelegs 1 Rare 1,407
Mithril plateskirt Mithril plateskirt 1 Rare 1,381
Mithril chainbody Mithril chainbody 1 Uncommon 997
Adamant med helm Adamant med helm 1 Rare 991


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Staff of air Staff of air 1 Uncommon 1,656
Staff of water Staff of water 1 Uncommon 1,800
Staff of earth Staff of earth 1 Uncommon 1,173
Staff of fire Staff of fire 1 Uncommon 1,067
Mithril scimitar Mithril scimitar 1 Uncommon 443
Mithril 2h sword Mithril 2h sword 1 Rare 1,331
Mithril warhammer Mithril warhammer 1 Uncommon 779
Mithril battleaxe Mithril battleaxe 1 Uncommon 797
Mithril mace Mithril mace 1 Uncommon 174
Mithril longsword Mithril longsword 1 Uncommon 591
Adamant scimitar Adamant scimitar 1 Rare 1,390
Adamant mace Adamant mace 1 Uncommon 699
Adamant sword Adamant sword 1 Uncommon 1,072
Adamant axe Adamant axe 1 Uncommon 728
Black spear Black spear 1 Uncommon 435
Black battleaxe Black battleaxe 1 Uncommon 572
Black 2h sword Black 2h sword 1 Uncommon 981


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Nature rune Nature rune Unknown Uncommon 190
Death rune Death rune Unknown Rare 218


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Ruby ring Ruby ring 1 Rare 1,041
Amulet of magic Amulet of magic 1 Uncommon 748


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 1000 Coins 1–1,000 Common [1] Not sold
Swamp paste Swamp paste 25–40 Common [2] 2,225–3,560
Fine cloth Fine cloth 1 Common 1,843
Flamtaer bag Flamtaer bag 1 Common Not sold
Willow logs Willow logs Unknown Uncommon 12
Yew logs Yew logs Unknown Rare 254
Clue scroll (medium) Clue scroll (medium) 1 Rare Not sold
Flamtaer hammer Flamtaer hammer 1 Rare 5,922
  1. May be received in addition to any of the other rewards
  2. May be received from the bottom of the chest after the initial reward of treasure and/or coins