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.

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 418
Black chainbody Black chainbody 1 Uncommon 1,894
Black kiteshield Black kiteshield 1 Uncommon 1,254
Black sq shield Black sq shield 1 Uncommon 507
Black platelegs Black platelegs 1 Uncommon 1,252
Black plateskirt Black plateskirt 1 Uncommon 1,668
Black full helm Black full helm 1 Common 627
Mithril kiteshield Mithril kiteshield 1 Uncommon 1,130
Mithril sq shield Mithril sq shield 1 Uncommon 738
Mithril full helm Mithril full helm 1 Uncommon 754
Mithril platelegs Mithril platelegs 1 Rare 1,359
Mithril plateskirt Mithril plateskirt 1 Rare 1,330
Mithril chainbody Mithril chainbody 1 Uncommon 980
Adamant med helm Adamant med helm 1 Rare 976


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Staff of air Staff of air 1 Uncommon 1,657
Staff of water Staff of water 1 Uncommon 1,602
Staff of earth Staff of earth 1 Uncommon 963
Staff of fire Staff of fire 1 Uncommon 1,025
Mithril scimitar Mithril scimitar 1 Uncommon 469
Mithril 2h sword Mithril 2h sword 1 Rare 1,274
Mithril warhammer Mithril warhammer 1 Uncommon 802
Mithril battleaxe Mithril battleaxe 1 Uncommon 827
Mithril mace Mithril mace 1 Uncommon 161
Mithril longsword Mithril longsword 1 Uncommon 593
Adamant scimitar Adamant scimitar 1 Rare 1,400
Adamant mace Adamant mace 1 Uncommon 689
Adamant sword Adamant sword 1 Uncommon 1,480
Adamant axe Adamant axe 1 Uncommon 1,081
Black spear Black spear 1 Uncommon 2,534
Black battleaxe Black battleaxe 1 Uncommon 557
Black 2h sword Black 2h sword 1 Uncommon 1,021


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Nature rune Nature rune Unknown Uncommon 205
Death rune Death rune Unknown Rare 236


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Ruby ring Ruby ring 1 Rare 1,110
Amulet of magic Amulet of magic 1 Uncommon 667


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 1000 Coins 1–1,000 Common [1] Not sold
Swamp paste Swamp paste 25–40 Common [2] 2,750–4,400
Fine cloth Fine cloth 1 Common 4,714
Flamtaer bag Flamtaer bag 1 Common Not sold
Willow logs Willow logs Unknown Uncommon 7
Yew logs Yew logs Unknown Rare 351
Clue scroll (medium) Clue scroll (medium) 1 Rare Not sold
Flamtaer hammer Flamtaer hammer 1 Rare 5,928
  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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