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.

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 423
Black chainbody Black chainbody 1 Uncommon 1,871
Black kiteshield Black kiteshield 1 Uncommon 966
Black sq shield Black sq shield 1 Uncommon 498
Black platelegs Black platelegs 1 Uncommon 1,542
Black plateskirt Black plateskirt 1 Uncommon 2,121
Black full helm Black full helm 1 Common 674
Mithril kiteshield Mithril kiteshield 1 Uncommon 1,149
Mithril sq shield Mithril sq shield 1 Uncommon 788
Mithril full helm Mithril full helm 1 Uncommon 832
Mithril platelegs Mithril platelegs 1 Rare 1,477
Mithril plateskirt Mithril plateskirt 1 Rare 1,508
Mithril chainbody Mithril chainbody 1 Uncommon 980
Adamant med helm Adamant med helm 1 Rare 961


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Staff of air Staff of air 1 Uncommon 1,740
Staff of water Staff of water 1 Uncommon 2,161
Staff of earth Staff of earth 1 Uncommon 1,153
Staff of fire Staff of fire 1 Uncommon 1,047
Mithril scimitar Mithril scimitar 1 Uncommon 438
Mithril 2h sword Mithril 2h sword 1 Rare 1,337
Mithril warhammer Mithril warhammer 1 Uncommon 785
Mithril battleaxe Mithril battleaxe 1 Uncommon 810
Mithril mace Mithril mace 1 Uncommon 156
Mithril longsword Mithril longsword 1 Uncommon 571
Adamant scimitar Adamant scimitar 1 Rare 1,444
Adamant mace Adamant mace 1 Uncommon 654
Adamant sword Adamant sword 1 Uncommon 1,092
Adamant axe Adamant axe 1 Uncommon 980
Black spear Black spear 1 Uncommon 1,134
Black battleaxe Black battleaxe 1 Uncommon 547
Black 2h sword Black 2h sword 1 Uncommon 961


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Nature rune Nature rune Unknown Uncommon 216
Death rune Death rune Unknown Rare 218


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Ruby ring Ruby ring 1 Rare 1,089
Amulet of magic Amulet of magic 1 Uncommon 675


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 1000 Coins 1–1,000 Common [1] Not sold
Swamp paste Swamp paste 25–40 Common [2] 2,625–4,200
Fine cloth Fine cloth 1 Common 2,606
Flamtaer bag Flamtaer bag 1 Common Not sold
Willow logs Willow logs Unknown Uncommon 11
Yew logs Yew logs Unknown Rare 278
Clue scroll (medium) Clue scroll (medium) 1 Rare Not sold
Flamtaer hammer Flamtaer hammer 1 Rare 6,069
  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