Black key brown
Black key brown
Release date 18 October 2004 (Update)
Members only? Yes
Quest item? No
Tradeable? No
Equipable? No
Stackable? No
High Alch 55 coins
Low Alch 36 coins
Destroy Drop
Store price Not sold
Weight 0 kg
A black key with a brown painted eyelet (Opens chests found in the Mort'ton catacombs).

Black key Brown is a key and reward from the Shades of Mort'ton minigame. To obtain it, the player must kill either a riyl shade or a 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 brown lock. This type of key can only open up to black doors within the tomb.

Possible rewardsEdit


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Steel plateskirt Steel plateskirt 1 Uncommon 400
Black chainbody Black chainbody 1 Uncommon 2,067
Black kiteshield Black kiteshield 1 Uncommon 928
Black sq shield Black sq shield 1 Uncommon 462
Black platelegs Black platelegs 1 Uncommon 1,953
Black plateskirt Black plateskirt 1 Uncommon 1,983
Black full helm Black full helm 1 Common 740
Mithril kiteshield Mithril kiteshield 1 Uncommon 1,088
Mithril sq shield Mithril sq shield 1 Uncommon 726
Mithril full helm Mithril full helm 1 Uncommon 721
Mithril platelegs Mithril platelegs 1 Rare 1,338
Mithril plateskirt Mithril plateskirt 1 Rare 1,334
Mithril chainbody Mithril chainbody 1 Uncommon 948
Adamant med helm Adamant med helm 1 Rare 919


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Staff of air Staff of air 1 Uncommon 1,763
Staff of water Staff of water 1 Uncommon 1,967
Staff of earth Staff of earth 1 Uncommon 1,203
Staff of fire Staff of fire 1 Uncommon 1,189
Mithril scimitar Mithril scimitar 1 Uncommon 477
Mithril 2h sword Mithril 2h sword 1 Rare 1,315
Mithril warhammer Mithril warhammer 1 Uncommon 768
Mithril battleaxe Mithril battleaxe 1 Uncommon 815
Mithril mace Mithril mace 1 Uncommon 179
Mithril longsword Mithril longsword 1 Uncommon 558
Adamant scimitar Adamant scimitar 1 Rare 1,548
Adamant mace Adamant mace 1 Uncommon 643
Adamant sword Adamant sword 1 Uncommon 1,083
Adamant axe Adamant axe 1 Uncommon 725
Black spear Black spear 1 Uncommon 273
Black battleaxe Black battleaxe 1 Uncommon 535
Black 2h sword Black 2h sword 1 Uncommon 941


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Nature rune Nature rune Unknown Uncommon 244
Death rune Death rune Unknown Rare 262


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Ruby ring Ruby ring 1 Rare 1,048
Amulet of magic Amulet of magic 1 Uncommon 634


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 1000 Coins 1–1,000 Common [1] Not sold
Swamp paste Swamp paste 25–40 Common [2] 2,450–3,920
Fine cloth Fine cloth 1 Common 1,460
Flamtaer bag Flamtaer bag 1 Common Not sold
Willow logs Willow logs Unknown Uncommon 15
Yew logs Yew logs Unknown Rare 255
Clue scroll (medium) Clue scroll (medium) 1 Rare Not sold
Flamtaer hammer Flamtaer hammer 1 Rare 7,786
  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