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 386
Black chainbody Black chainbody 1 Uncommon 1,832
Black kiteshield Black kiteshield 1 Uncommon 1,016
Black sq shield Black sq shield 1 Uncommon 482
Black platelegs Black platelegs 1 Uncommon 1,180
Black plateskirt Black plateskirt 1 Uncommon 1,427
Black full helm Black full helm 1 Common 479
Mithril kiteshield Mithril kiteshield 1 Uncommon 1,081
Mithril sq shield Mithril sq shield 1 Uncommon 706
Mithril full helm Mithril full helm 1 Uncommon 674
Mithril platelegs Mithril platelegs 1 Rare 1,383
Mithril plateskirt Mithril plateskirt 1 Rare 1,380
Mithril chainbody Mithril chainbody 1 Uncommon 940
Adamant med helm Adamant med helm 1 Rare 938


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Staff of air Staff of air 1 Uncommon 1,653
Staff of water Staff of water 1 Uncommon 1,757
Staff of earth Staff of earth 1 Uncommon 1,111
Staff of fire Staff of fire 1 Uncommon 1,522
Mithril scimitar Mithril scimitar 1 Uncommon 417
Mithril 2h sword Mithril 2h sword 1 Rare 1,289
Mithril warhammer Mithril warhammer 1 Uncommon 739
Mithril battleaxe Mithril battleaxe 1 Uncommon 779
Mithril mace Mithril mace 1 Uncommon 134
Mithril longsword Mithril longsword 1 Uncommon 557
Adamant scimitar Adamant scimitar 1 Rare 1,420
Adamant mace Adamant mace 1 Uncommon 682
Adamant sword Adamant sword 1 Uncommon 1,127
Adamant axe Adamant axe 1 Uncommon 937
Black spear Black spear 1 Uncommon 168
Black battleaxe Black battleaxe 1 Uncommon 890
Black 2h sword Black 2h sword 1 Uncommon 994


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Nature rune Nature rune Unknown Uncommon 217
Death rune Death rune Unknown Rare 228


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Ruby ring Ruby ring 1 Rare 1,091
Amulet of magic Amulet of magic 1 Uncommon 638


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 1000 Coins 1–1,000 Common [1] Not sold
Swamp paste Swamp paste 25–40 Common [2] 2,225–3,560
Fine cloth Fine cloth 1 Common 4,014
Flamtaer bag Flamtaer bag 1 Common Not sold
Willow logs Willow logs Unknown Uncommon 13
Yew logs Yew logs Unknown Rare 270
Clue scroll (medium) Clue scroll (medium) 1 Rare Not sold
Flamtaer hammer Flamtaer hammer 1 Rare 5,988
  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