Steel key purple
Steel key purple
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 steel key with a purple painted eyelet (Opens chests found in the Mort'ton catacombs).

Steel key purple is a key and reward from the Shades of Mort'ton minigame. To obtain it, the player must kill a riyl shade and then burn its remains on a pyre. This key cannot be obtained as a reward from a phrin shade . The key may be used to enter the Shade Catacombs and then open the correctly coloured chest. It will open a steel-framed chest with a purple lock. This type of key can only be used to open doors up to steel within the tombs.

Possible rewardsEdit


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Studded chaps Studded chaps 1 Uncommon 370
Steel chainbody Steel chainbody 1 Uncommon 285
Steel kiteshield Steel kiteshield 1 Uncommon 328
Black med helm Black med helm 1 Uncommon 216
Mithril med helm Mithril med helm 1 Rare 352


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Steel warhammer Steel warhammer 1 Uncommon 208
Steel battleaxe Steel battleaxe 1 Uncommon 210
Black warhammer Black warhammer 1 Uncommon 400
Black scimitar Black scimitar 1 Uncommon 1,671
Black sword Black sword 1 Uncommon 206
Black longsword Black longsword 1 Uncommon 414
Black spear Black spear 1 Uncommon 355
Mithril mace Mithril mace 1 Uncommon 176
Mithril spear Mithril spear 1 Uncommon 346
Mithril sword Mithril sword 1 Uncommon 323
Adamant dagger Adamant dagger 1 Uncommon 325
Steel 2h sword Steel 2h sword 1 Rare 413


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Chaos rune Chaos rune Unknown Uncommon 102
Nature rune Nature rune Unknown Rare 192


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Emerald ring Emerald ring 1 Rare 711
Amulet of strength Amulet of strength 1 Rare 1,311


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 250 Coins 1–700 Common [1] Not sold
Swamp paste Swamp paste 15–30 Common [2] 1,530–3,060
Flamtaer bag Flamtaer bag 1 Uncommon Not sold
Willow logs Willow logs 10 Uncommon 120
Fine cloth Fine cloth 1 Rare 1,758
Adamantite bar Adamantite bar 1–3 Rare 2,060–6,180
Clue scroll (medium) Clue scroll (medium) 1 Rare Not sold
  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