Black key purple
Black key purple
Release date 18 October 2004 (Update)
Members only? Yes
Quest item? No
Tradeable? No
Equipable? No
Stackable? No
High Alch 57 coins
Low Alch 38 coins
Destroy Drop
Store price Not sold
Weight 0 kg
A black key with a purple painted eyelet (Opens chests found in the Mort'ton catacombs).

Black key purple is a key and reward 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 purple lock. This key can only be used to open up to black doors within the tomb.

Possible rewardsEdit


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Steel plateskirt Steel plateskirt 1 Uncommon 409
Black chainbody Black chainbody 1 Uncommon 1,960
Black kiteshield Black kiteshield 1 Uncommon 1,111
Black sq shield Black sq shield 1 Uncommon 507
Black platelegs Black platelegs 1 Uncommon 1,712
Black plateskirt Black plateskirt 1 Uncommon 1,860
Black full helm Black full helm 1 Common 590
Mithril kiteshield Mithril kiteshield 1 Uncommon 1,125
Mithril sq shield Mithril sq shield 1 Uncommon 754
Mithril full helm Mithril full helm 1 Uncommon 798
Mithril platelegs Mithril platelegs 1 Rare 1,386
Mithril plateskirt Mithril plateskirt 1 Rare 1,340
Mithril chainbody Mithril chainbody 1 Uncommon 988
Adamant med helm Adamant med helm 1 Rare 980


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Staff of air Staff of air 1 Uncommon 1,779
Staff of water Staff of water 1 Uncommon 1,858
Staff of earth Staff of earth 1 Uncommon 1,234
Staff of fire Staff of fire 1 Uncommon 1,142
Mithril scimitar Mithril scimitar 1 Uncommon 444
Mithril 2h sword Mithril 2h sword 1 Rare 1,346
Mithril warhammer Mithril warhammer 1 Uncommon 785
Mithril battleaxe Mithril battleaxe 1 Uncommon 828
Mithril mace Mithril mace 1 Uncommon 174
Mithril longsword Mithril longsword 1 Uncommon 592
Adamant scimitar Adamant scimitar 1 Rare 1,402
Adamant mace Adamant mace 1 Uncommon 695
Adamant sword Adamant sword 1 Uncommon 1,106
Adamant axe Adamant axe 1 Uncommon 720
Black spear Black spear 1 Uncommon 435
Black battleaxe Black battleaxe 1 Uncommon 561
Black 2h sword Black 2h sword 1 Uncommon 989


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Nature rune Nature rune Unknown Uncommon 195
Death rune Death rune Unknown Rare 223


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Ruby ring Ruby ring 1 Rare 1,041
Amulet of magic Amulet of magic 1 Uncommon 734


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 1000 Coins 1–1,000 Common [1] Not sold
Swamp paste Swamp paste 25–40 Common [2] 2,325–3,720
Fine cloth Fine cloth 1 Common 1,843
Flamtaer bag Flamtaer bag 1 Common Not sold
Willow logs Willow logs Unknown Uncommon 11
Yew logs Yew logs Unknown Rare 253
Clue scroll (medium) Clue scroll (medium) 1 Rare Not sold
Flamtaer hammer Flamtaer hammer 1 Rare 5,837
  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