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 416
Black chainbody Black chainbody 1 Uncommon 1,809
Black kiteshield Black kiteshield 1 Uncommon 981
Black sq shield Black sq shield 1 Uncommon 506
Black platelegs Black platelegs 1 Uncommon 2,264
Black plateskirt Black plateskirt 1 Uncommon 2,190
Black full helm Black full helm 1 Common 655
Mithril kiteshield Mithril kiteshield 1 Uncommon 1,122
Mithril sq shield Mithril sq shield 1 Uncommon 758
Mithril full helm Mithril full helm 1 Uncommon 717
Mithril platelegs Mithril platelegs 1 Rare 1,363
Mithril plateskirt Mithril plateskirt 1 Rare 1,358
Mithril chainbody Mithril chainbody 1 Uncommon 990
Adamant med helm Adamant med helm 1 Rare 972


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Staff of air Staff of air 1 Uncommon 1,803
Staff of water Staff of water 1 Uncommon 1,890
Staff of earth Staff of earth 1 Uncommon 1,172
Staff of fire Staff of fire 1 Uncommon 1,227
Mithril scimitar Mithril scimitar 1 Uncommon 472
Mithril 2h sword Mithril 2h sword 1 Rare 1,315
Mithril warhammer Mithril warhammer 1 Uncommon 761
Mithril battleaxe Mithril battleaxe 1 Uncommon 811
Mithril mace Mithril mace 1 Uncommon 176
Mithril longsword Mithril longsword 1 Uncommon 595
Adamant scimitar Adamant scimitar 1 Rare 1,446
Adamant mace Adamant mace 1 Uncommon 665
Adamant sword Adamant sword 1 Uncommon 1,146
Adamant axe Adamant axe 1 Uncommon 738
Black spear Black spear 1 Uncommon 374
Black battleaxe Black battleaxe 1 Uncommon 561
Black 2h sword Black 2h sword 1 Uncommon 968


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Nature rune Nature rune Unknown Uncommon 189
Death rune Death rune Unknown Rare 232


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Ruby ring Ruby ring 1 Rare 1,059
Amulet of magic Amulet of magic 1 Uncommon 670


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 1000 Coins 1–1,000 Common [1] Not sold
Swamp paste Swamp paste 25–40 Common [2] 2,175–3,480
Fine cloth Fine cloth 1 Common 1,758
Flamtaer bag Flamtaer bag 1 Common Not sold
Willow logs Willow logs Unknown Uncommon 12
Yew logs Yew logs Unknown Rare 246
Clue scroll (medium) Clue scroll (medium) 1 Rare Not sold
Flamtaer hammer Flamtaer hammer 1 Rare 6,302
  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