Need Colours? and, wondering How to make dyes in Minecraft?
Then you are in the right place!
How do you make all the dyes in Minecraft?
Many dyes are found naturally and some of them can be made by combining a white dye with a dye of different colors.
I have explained how to make each dye in Minecraft in detail and also an alternative way for some of the dyes.
What are the 16 dyes in Minecraft?
There are 16 different colors of dye
- White Dye/ Bone Meal
- Red Dye
- Orange Dye
- Pink Dye
- Yellow Dye
- Lime Dye
- Green Dye
- Light Blue Dye
- Cyan Dye
- Lapis Lazuli
- Magenta Dye
- Purple Dye
- Brown Dye
- Gray Dye
- Light Grey Dye
- Black Dye
1: How to make white dye in Minecraft| 2 Ways
- Bones can craft white dye.
You can get bones by killing a skeleton.
Place a bone anywhere in the crafting table and you’ll get 3 bonemeal from one bone.
Then, again place a bonemeal anywhere in the crafting table and you’ll get a white dye.
- Lily of the valley will also give you a white dye.
Place 1 lily of the valley anywhere in the crafting table and you’ll get a white dye.
2: Make Grey Dye in Minecraft
It can be made by combining 1 black dye and 1 white dye. Place anywhere in the crafting table. You’ll get 2 grey dyes.
3: Light Grey Dye | 2 Ways
- It can be made by combining White dye and Grey dye or 2 white dye and 1 black dye.
- Or, it can be crafted by using one of the three flowers(Azure bluet, Oxeye daisy, or White Tulip) that grow randomly. Place a single flower anywhere in the crafting table and it’ll produce light grey dye.
4: Make Black dye in Minecraft
Black sheep or squids can naturally craft black dyes. Ink Sac doesn’t exist in Survival mode in the Pocket Edition(PE) version however you can find it in the creative mode. Place 1 Ink Sac anywhere in the crafting table, you’ll get 1 black dye.
5: Make Rose Red Dye in Minecraft
Red rose bush, poppy or beetroot can craft red dye. Place one of the flowers or beetroot anywhere in the crafting table to yield 1 red dye.
6: Make Pink Dye in Minecraft
Peonies and Pink tulip can craft pink dyes. By using 1 pink tulip or 1 peony(flower) anywhere in the crafting table, you’ll get 1 pink dye from the pink tulip and 2 pink dyes from the peony.
You can also combine 1 red rose dye with 1 white dye to get 2 pink dyes.
7: Dandelion Yellow Dye
Dandelions or sunflower can craft yellow dye. Placing a single flower anywhere in the crafting table can yield 1 yellow dye.
8: Make Orange Dye in Minecraft
Orange tulip can craft Orange dyes. Place 1 orange tulip anywhere in the crafting table and it will yield 1 orange dye.
You can also combine dandelion yellow and red rose to make orange dye. It’ll yield 2 orange dyes.
9: Cactus Green Dye
By Smelting Cactus in the furnace, the Green dye can be obtained. Cactus can be found easily in deserts. Place 1 coal in the lower slot of the furnace and cactus in the upper slot of the furnace, it’ll yield 1 green dye in Minecraft.
10: How to Make Lime Dye in Minecraft
Combine Cactus green dye and white dye anywhere in the crafting table, it’ll give you 2 lime dyes.
Smelting the sea pickle in the furnace can also craft lime dye. Place 1 coal in the bottom slot of the furnace and sea pickle in the top slot, it’ll yield 1 lime dye.
11: Lapiz Lazuli(Blue) Dye
While mining Lapiz Lazuli can be found naturally. You can immediately use it as a dye, it doesn’t need to be smelted or crafted as a dye.
Cornflower can also craft blue dye. Place the flower anywhere in the crafting table and you’ll get the blue dye.
12: How to make Light Blue Dye in Minecraft
Blue orchids can craft light blue dye. By placing a flower anywhere in the crafting table can yield 1 light blue dye.
You also combine Lapiz lazuli( blue dye ) with white dye anywhere in a crafting table to get 2 light blue dyes in Minecraft.
13: Cyan Dye
You can combine Lapiz Lazuli( blue dye ) and cactus green dye anywhere in the crafting table to obtain a Cyan dye. It will yield 2 Cyan dyes.
14: Make Purple Dye in Minecraft
You can combine Rose-red dye and Lapiz lazuli( blue dye ) anywhere in the crafting table to obtain 2 purple dyes.
15: How to Make Magenta Dye in Minecraft
Lilacs and alliums can craft Magenta dyes, place them anywhere in the crafting table and you’ll get 2 magenta dyes from lilacs and 1 magenta dye from alliums.
You can also combine 2 rose red, Lapiz lazuli, and bonemeal or purple and pink dyes. They’ll yield 2 magenta dye in the Minecraft Crafting table.
16: Make Brown Dye in Minecraft
To make brown dye, you need to find cocoa beans in jungle biomes. You can also farm them. Place cocoa beans anywhere in the crafting table to get 1 brown dye in Minecraft.
So, these were 16 dyes that you can make in Minecraft. Let me know if this helped you?
Or if there is any other way that you know as well? Do share in the comments! 🙂