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 384
Black chainbody Black chainbody 1 Uncommon 1,832
Black kiteshield Black kiteshield 1 Uncommon 802
Black sq shield Black sq shield 1 Uncommon 482
Black platelegs Black platelegs 1 Uncommon 1,064
Black plateskirt Black plateskirt 1 Uncommon 1,452
Black full helm Black full helm 1 Common 489
Mithril kiteshield Mithril kiteshield 1 Uncommon 1,081
Mithril sq shield Mithril sq shield 1 Uncommon 711
Mithril full helm Mithril full helm 1 Uncommon 667
Mithril platelegs Mithril platelegs 1 Rare 1,361
Mithril plateskirt Mithril plateskirt 1 Rare 1,340
Mithril chainbody Mithril chainbody 1 Uncommon 964
Adamant med helm Adamant med helm 1 Rare 952


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Staff of air Staff of air 1 Uncommon 1,655
Staff of water Staff of water 1 Uncommon 1,680
Staff of earth Staff of earth 1 Uncommon 1,300
Staff of fire Staff of fire 1 Uncommon 1,276
Mithril scimitar Mithril scimitar 1 Uncommon 420
Mithril 2h sword Mithril 2h sword 1 Rare 1,322
Mithril warhammer Mithril warhammer 1 Uncommon 766
Mithril battleaxe Mithril battleaxe 1 Uncommon 773
Mithril mace Mithril mace 1 Uncommon 151
Mithril longsword Mithril longsword 1 Uncommon 572
Adamant scimitar Adamant scimitar 1 Rare 1,383
Adamant mace Adamant mace 1 Uncommon 646
Adamant sword Adamant sword 1 Uncommon 1,101
Adamant axe Adamant axe 1 Uncommon 590
Black spear Black spear 1 Uncommon 174
Black battleaxe Black battleaxe 1 Uncommon 852
Black 2h sword Black 2h sword 1 Uncommon 942


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Nature rune Nature rune Unknown Uncommon 200
Death rune Death rune Unknown Rare 222


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Ruby ring Ruby ring 1 Rare 1,101
Amulet of magic Amulet of magic 1 Uncommon 668


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 1000 Coins 1–1,000 Common [1] Not sold
Swamp paste Swamp paste 25–40 Common [2] 2,075–3,320
Fine cloth Fine cloth 1 Common 3,032
Flamtaer bag Flamtaer bag 1 Common Not sold
Willow logs Willow logs Unknown Uncommon 12
Yew logs Yew logs Unknown Rare 297
Clue scroll (medium) Clue scroll (medium) 1 Rare Not sold
Flamtaer hammer Flamtaer hammer 1 Rare 7,277
  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