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 rewards


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Steel plateskirt Steel plateskirt 1 Uncommon 392
Black chainbody Black chainbody 1 Uncommon 1,986
Black kiteshield Black kiteshield 1 Uncommon 1,070
Black sq shield Black sq shield 1 Uncommon 458
Black platelegs Black platelegs 1 Uncommon 2,220
Black plateskirt Black plateskirt 1 Uncommon 2,377
Black full helm Black full helm 1 Common 600
Mithril kiteshield Mithril kiteshield 1 Uncommon 1,073
Mithril sq shield Mithril sq shield 1 Uncommon 726
Mithril full helm Mithril full helm 1 Uncommon 770
Mithril platelegs Mithril platelegs 1 Rare 1,372
Mithril plateskirt Mithril plateskirt 1 Rare 1,402
Mithril chainbody Mithril chainbody 1 Uncommon 1,010
Adamant med helm Adamant med helm 1 Rare 924


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Staff of air Staff of air 1 Uncommon 1,667
Staff of water Staff of water 1 Uncommon 1,716
Staff of earth Staff of earth 1 Uncommon 1,247
Staff of fire Staff of fire 1 Uncommon 1,092
Mithril scimitar Mithril scimitar 1 Uncommon 406
Mithril 2h sword Mithril 2h sword 1 Rare 1,313
Mithril warhammer Mithril warhammer 1 Uncommon 756
Mithril battleaxe Mithril battleaxe 1 Uncommon 780
Mithril mace Mithril mace 1 Uncommon 151
Mithril longsword Mithril longsword 1 Uncommon 555
Adamant scimitar Adamant scimitar 1 Rare 1,598
Adamant mace Adamant mace 1 Uncommon 635
Adamant sword Adamant sword 1 Uncommon 1,170
Adamant axe Adamant axe 1 Uncommon 743
Black spear Black spear 1 Uncommon 179
Black battleaxe Black battleaxe 1 Uncommon 575
Black 2h sword Black 2h sword 1 Uncommon 934


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Nature rune Nature rune Unknown Uncommon 260
Death rune Death rune Unknown Rare 286


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Ruby ring Ruby ring 1 Rare 1,079
Amulet of magic Amulet of magic 1 Uncommon 629


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 1000 Coins 1–1,000 Common [1] Not sold
Swamp paste Swamp paste 25–40 Common [2] 2,500–4,000
Fine cloth Fine cloth 1 Common 2,069
Flamtaer bag Flamtaer bag 1 Common Not sold
Willow logs Willow logs Unknown Uncommon 10
Yew logs Yew logs Unknown Rare 243
Clue scroll (medium) Clue scroll (medium) 1 Rare Not sold
Flamtaer hammer Flamtaer hammer 1 Rare 8,577
  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