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 376
Black chainbody Black chainbody 1 Uncommon 2,184
Black kiteshield Black kiteshield 1 Uncommon 936
Black sq shield Black sq shield 1 Uncommon 444
Black platelegs Black platelegs 1 Uncommon 1,207
Black plateskirt Black plateskirt 1 Uncommon 1,164
Black full helm Black full helm 1 Common 468
Mithril kiteshield Mithril kiteshield 1 Uncommon 1,018
Mithril sq shield Mithril sq shield 1 Uncommon 679
Mithril full helm Mithril full helm 1 Uncommon 636
Mithril platelegs Mithril platelegs 1 Rare 1,235
Mithril plateskirt Mithril plateskirt 1 Rare 1,270
Mithril chainbody Mithril chainbody 1 Uncommon 913
Adamant med helm Adamant med helm 1 Rare 920


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Staff of air Staff of air 1 Uncommon 1,737
Staff of water Staff of water 1 Uncommon 1,770
Staff of earth Staff of earth 1 Uncommon 1,119
Staff of fire Staff of fire 1 Uncommon 1,460
Mithril scimitar Mithril scimitar 1 Uncommon 378
Mithril 2h sword Mithril 2h sword 1 Rare 1,211
Mithril warhammer Mithril warhammer 1 Uncommon 671
Mithril battleaxe Mithril battleaxe 1 Uncommon 724
Mithril mace Mithril mace 1 Uncommon 128
Mithril longsword Mithril longsword 1 Uncommon 501
Adamant scimitar Adamant scimitar 1 Rare 1,353
Adamant mace Adamant mace 1 Uncommon 620
Adamant sword Adamant sword 1 Uncommon 1,019
Adamant axe Adamant axe 1 Uncommon 838
Black spear Black spear 1 Uncommon 149
Black battleaxe Black battleaxe 1 Uncommon 484
Black 2h sword Black 2h sword 1 Uncommon 906


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Nature rune Nature rune Unknown Uncommon 238
Death rune Death rune Unknown Rare 208


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Ruby ring Ruby ring 1 Rare 1,046
Amulet of magic Amulet of magic 1 Uncommon 658


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 1000 Coins 1–1,000 Common [1] Not sold
Swamp paste Swamp paste 25–40 Common [2] 1,925–3,080
Fine cloth Fine cloth 1 Common 2,462
Flamtaer bag Flamtaer bag 1 Common Not sold
Willow logs Willow logs Unknown Uncommon 17
Yew logs Yew logs Unknown Rare 167
Clue scroll (medium) Clue scroll (medium) 1 Rare Not sold
Flamtaer hammer Flamtaer hammer 1 Rare 5,876
  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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