Black key crimson
Black key crimson
Release date 18 October 2004 (Update)
Members only? Yes
Quest item? No
Tradeable? No
Equipable? No
Stackable? No
High Alch 55 coins
Low Alch 37 coins
Destroy Drop
Store price Not sold
Weight 0 kg
A black key with a crimson painted eyelet.

Black key Crimson 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. This is the best type of key players can get as a reward from a riyl shade. 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 crimson lock. This type of key can only open doors up to black within the tombs.

Possible rewardsEdit


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Steel plateskirt Steel plateskirt 1 Uncommon 415
Black chainbody Black chainbody 1 Uncommon 2,044
Black kiteshield Black kiteshield 1 Uncommon 1,183
Black sq shield Black sq shield 1 Uncommon 496
Black platelegs Black platelegs 1 Uncommon 1,328
Black plateskirt Black plateskirt 1 Uncommon 1,789
Black full helm Black full helm 1 Common 634
Mithril kiteshield Mithril kiteshield 1 Uncommon 1,134
Mithril sq shield Mithril sq shield 1 Uncommon 745
Mithril full helm Mithril full helm 1 Uncommon 675
Mithril platelegs Mithril platelegs 1 Rare 1,375
Mithril plateskirt Mithril plateskirt 1 Rare 1,347
Mithril chainbody Mithril chainbody 1 Uncommon 980
Adamant med helm Adamant med helm 1 Rare 964


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Staff of air Staff of air 1 Uncommon 1,789
Staff of water Staff of water 1 Uncommon 1,669
Staff of earth Staff of earth 1 Uncommon 1,058
Staff of fire Staff of fire 1 Uncommon 1,042
Mithril scimitar Mithril scimitar 1 Uncommon 477
Mithril 2h sword Mithril 2h sword 1 Rare 1,390
Mithril warhammer Mithril warhammer 1 Uncommon 792
Mithril battleaxe Mithril battleaxe 1 Uncommon 817
Mithril mace Mithril mace 1 Uncommon 171
Mithril longsword Mithril longsword 1 Uncommon 572
Adamant scimitar Adamant scimitar 1 Rare 1,594
Adamant mace Adamant mace 1 Uncommon 678
Adamant sword Adamant sword 1 Uncommon 1,345
Adamant axe Adamant axe 1 Uncommon 904
Black spear Black spear 1 Uncommon 2,294
Black battleaxe Black battleaxe 1 Uncommon 544
Black 2h sword Black 2h sword 1 Uncommon 1,010


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Nature rune Nature rune Unknown Uncommon 207
Death rune Death rune Unknown Rare 261


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Ruby ring Ruby ring 1 Rare 1,071
Amulet of magic Amulet of magic 1 Uncommon 723


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 1000 Coins 1–1,000 Common [1] Not sold
Swamp paste Swamp paste 25–40 Common [2] 2,875–4,600
Fine cloth Fine cloth 1 Common 4,482
Flamtaer bag Flamtaer bag 1 Common Not sold
Willow logs Willow logs Unknown Uncommon 10
Yew logs Yew logs Unknown Rare 362
Clue scroll (medium) Clue scroll (medium) 1 Rare Not sold
Flamtaer hammer Flamtaer hammer 1 Rare 5,794
  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

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