Black key red
Black key red
Release date 18 October 2004 (Update)
Members only? Yes
Quest item? No
Tradeable? No
Equipable? No
Stackable? No
High Alch 54 coins
Low Alch 36 coins
Destroy Drop
Store price Not sold
Weight 0 kg
A black key with a blood-red painted eyelet (Opens chests found in the Mort'ton catacombs).

Black key red 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 red lock. This type of key can only be used to open up to black black doors.

Possible rewardsEdit


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Steel plateskirt Steel plateskirt 1 Uncommon 394
Black chainbody Black chainbody 1 Uncommon 1,789
Black kiteshield Black kiteshield 1 Uncommon 1,114
Black sq shield Black sq shield 1 Uncommon 457
Black platelegs Black platelegs 1 Uncommon 2,000
Black plateskirt Black plateskirt 1 Uncommon 1,773
Black full helm Black full helm 1 Common 607
Mithril kiteshield Mithril kiteshield 1 Uncommon 1,080
Mithril sq shield Mithril sq shield 1 Uncommon 706
Mithril full helm Mithril full helm 1 Uncommon 696
Mithril platelegs Mithril platelegs 1 Rare 1,330
Mithril plateskirt Mithril plateskirt 1 Rare 1,336
Mithril chainbody Mithril chainbody 1 Uncommon 937
Adamant med helm Adamant med helm 1 Rare 906


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Staff of air Staff of air 1 Uncommon 1,725
Staff of water Staff of water 1 Uncommon 2,025
Staff of earth Staff of earth 1 Uncommon 1,167
Staff of fire Staff of fire 1 Uncommon 1,202
Mithril scimitar Mithril scimitar 1 Uncommon 412
Mithril 2h sword Mithril 2h sword 1 Rare 1,305
Mithril warhammer Mithril warhammer 1 Uncommon 752
Mithril battleaxe Mithril battleaxe 1 Uncommon 764
Mithril mace Mithril mace 1 Uncommon 170
Mithril longsword Mithril longsword 1 Uncommon 592
Adamant scimitar Adamant scimitar 1 Rare 1,614
Adamant mace Adamant mace 1 Uncommon 670
Adamant sword Adamant sword 1 Uncommon 1,113
Adamant axe Adamant axe 1 Uncommon 776
Black spear Black spear 1 Uncommon 320
Black battleaxe Black battleaxe 1 Uncommon 805
Black 2h sword Black 2h sword 1 Uncommon 1,007


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Nature rune Nature rune Unknown Uncommon 250
Death rune Death rune Unknown Rare 259


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Ruby ring Ruby ring 1 Rare 1,041
Amulet of magic Amulet of magic 1 Uncommon 633


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 1000 Coins 1–1,000 Common [1] Not sold
Swamp paste Swamp paste 25–40 Common [2] 3,150–5,040
Fine cloth Fine cloth 1 Common 1,593
Flamtaer bag Flamtaer bag 1 Common Not sold
Willow logs Willow logs Unknown Uncommon 15
Yew logs Yew logs Unknown Rare 280
Clue scroll (medium) Clue scroll (medium) 1 Rare Not sold
Flamtaer hammer Flamtaer hammer 1 Rare 8,380
  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