Purple Dye

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Purple Dye
Purple Dye.png


Wool dyes


5 (Data)




Yes (64)

Data value

dec: 3515 hex: 15F5 bin: 1010111115


dye 5

Purple dye is a secondary dye color created by combining one rose red and a lapis lazuli in a crafting square.

Obtaining[edit | edit source]

Crafting[edit | edit source]

Ingredients Crafting recipe

Lapis Lazuli +
Rose Red


Usage[edit | edit source]

Like all other dyes, purple dye can be:

Crafting ingredient[edit | edit source]

Name Ingredients Crafting recipe Description

Purple Stained Clay

Hardened Clay +
Purple Dye

Magenta Dye

Purple Dye +
Pink Dye

Purple Wool

White Wool +
Purple Dye

Purple Stained Glass

Glass +
Purple Dye

Purple Firework Star

Gunpowder +
Purple Dye +
Diamond or
Glowstone Dust or
Head or
Gold Nugget or
Feather or
Fire Charge

Up to eight dyes can be added.
Up to one of any head, a gold nugget, a feather, or a fire charge can be added.
Both the diamond and the glowstone dust can be added with any of the other ingredients.

Purple Banner pattern

Purple Dye +

Purple Banner image

Purple Dye +
Banner +
Vines or
Bricks or
Creeper Head or
Wither Skeleton Skull or
Oxeye Daisy or
Enchanted Golden Apple

Data values[edit | edit source]

Purple dye has the ID name minecraft:dye, with a data value of 5.

DV Description

0 Ink Sac

1 Rose Red

2 Cactus Green

3 Cocoa Beans

4 Lapis Lazuli

5 Purple Dye

6 Cyan Dye

7 Light Gray Dye

8 Gray Dye

9 Pink Dye

10 Lime Dye

11 Dandelion Yellow

12 Light Blue Dye

13 Magenta Dye

14 Orange Dye

15 Bone Meal

Video[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

1.2 Added purple dye.
Official release
1.4.2 12w34a Added the ability to dye leather armor and wolf collars.
1.4.6 12w49a Purple dye can be crafted with gunpowder to create a firework star.
1.6.1 13w19a Stained clay can now be crafted.
1.7.2 13w36a With the addition of new flowers, many secondary and tertiary dyes are now primary dyes.
13w41a Stained glass can now be crafted.
1.8 14w02a Due to lapis lazuli being renewable now, purple dye is renewable.
14w30a Added banners which can be dyed.
Pocket Edition Alpha
0.4.0 Added purple dye.

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