A steel key brown is a key and reward from the Shades of Mort'ton minigame. To obtain it, the player must kill either a phrin shade or a riyl 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 steel-framed chest with a brown lock. If you lose your key, you will have to earn it again by playing the minigame. This type of key can only be used to open doors up to steel within the tombs.

Possible rewards


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Studded chaps Studded chaps 1 Uncommon 288
Steel chainbody Steel chainbody 1 Uncommon 254
Steel kiteshield Steel kiteshield 1 Uncommon 299
Black med helm Black med helm 1 Uncommon 205
Mithril med helm Mithril med helm 1 Rare 273


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Steel warhammer Steel warhammer 1 Uncommon 184
Steel battleaxe Steel battleaxe 1 Uncommon 181
Black warhammer Black warhammer 1 Uncommon 365
Black scimitar Black scimitar 1 Uncommon 1,814
Black sword Black sword 1 Uncommon 300
Black longsword Black longsword 1 Uncommon 359
Black spear Black spear 1 Uncommon 151
Mithril mace Mithril mace 1 Uncommon 137
Mithril spear Mithril spear 1 Uncommon 300
Mithril sword Mithril sword 1 Uncommon 284
Adamant dagger Adamant dagger 1 Uncommon 269
Steel 2h sword Steel 2h sword 1 Rare 393


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Chaos rune Chaos rune Unknown Uncommon 81
Nature rune Nature rune Unknown Rare 212


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Emerald ring Emerald ring 1 Rare 697
Amulet of strength Amulet of strength 1 Rare 1,285


Item Quantity Rarity GE market price
Coins 250 Coins 1–700 Common [1] Not sold
Swamp paste Swamp paste 15–30 Common [2] 1,125–2,250
Flamtaer bag Flamtaer bag 1 Uncommon Not sold
Willow logs Willow logs 10 Uncommon 170
Fine cloth Fine cloth 1 Rare 2,809
Adamantite bar Adamantite bar 1–3 Rare 2,015–6,045
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

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