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 404
Black chainbody Black chainbody 1 Uncommon 2,076
Black kiteshield Black kiteshield 1 Uncommon 926
Black sq shield Black sq shield 1 Uncommon 481
Black platelegs Black platelegs 1 Uncommon 1,257
Black plateskirt Black plateskirt 1 Uncommon 1,905
Black full helm Black full helm 1 Common 751
Mithril kiteshield Mithril kiteshield 1 Uncommon 1,138
Mithril sq shield Mithril sq shield 1 Uncommon 787
Mithril full helm Mithril full helm 1 Uncommon 722
Mithril platelegs Mithril platelegs 1 Rare 1,505
Mithril plateskirt Mithril plateskirt 1 Rare 1,340
Mithril chainbody Mithril chainbody 1 Uncommon 1,015
Adamant med helm Adamant med helm 1 Rare 949


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Staff of air Staff of air 1 Uncommon 1,805
Staff of water Staff of water 1 Uncommon 1,760
Staff of earth Staff of earth 1 Uncommon 1,334
Staff of fire Staff of fire 1 Uncommon 1,134
Mithril scimitar Mithril scimitar 1 Uncommon 463
Mithril 2h sword Mithril 2h sword 1 Rare 1,330
Mithril warhammer Mithril warhammer 1 Uncommon 778
Mithril battleaxe Mithril battleaxe 1 Uncommon 787
Mithril mace Mithril mace 1 Uncommon 161
Mithril longsword Mithril longsword 1 Uncommon 556
Adamant scimitar Adamant scimitar 1 Rare 1,412
Adamant mace Adamant mace 1 Uncommon 651
Adamant sword Adamant sword 1 Uncommon 1,477
Adamant axe Adamant axe 1 Uncommon 611
Black spear Black spear 1 Uncommon 1,694
Black battleaxe Black battleaxe 1 Uncommon 546
Black 2h sword Black 2h sword 1 Uncommon 964


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Nature rune Nature rune Unknown Uncommon 220
Death rune Death rune Unknown Rare 237


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Ruby ring Ruby ring 1 Rare 1,125
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] 1,950–3,120
Fine cloth Fine cloth 1 Common 3,334
Flamtaer bag Flamtaer bag 1 Common Not sold
Willow logs Willow logs Unknown Uncommon 10
Yew logs Yew logs Unknown Rare 331
Clue scroll (medium) Clue scroll (medium) 1 Rare Not sold
Flamtaer hammer Flamtaer hammer 1 Rare 5,784
  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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