Black Dye

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Black Dye
Black Dye.png






Yes (64)

Data value

dec: 35116 hex: 15F16 bin: 10101111116


See Data values

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Black dye is a quasi-primary color dye similar to an ink sac.



Name Ingredients Crafting recipe Description
Black Dye Ink Sac

[upcoming 1.8 & 1.14]
Black Dye Wither Rose

[upcoming 1.14]


Like all other dyes, black dye can be:

Crafting ingredient[edit]

Name Ingredients Crafting recipe Description
Black Balloon Latex +
Black Dye +
Helium +

[Bedrock and Education editions only]
Black Bed White Bed +
Black Dye

White beds can be re-dyed using dyes.[Java Edition only]
Black Bed Any Bed +
Black Dye

A bed of any color can be re-dyed using dyes.[Bedrock and Legacy Console editions only]
Black Carpet White Carpet +
Black Dye
[upcoming 1.14]
Black Concrete Powder Black Dye +
Sand +
Black Firework Star Gunpowder +
Black Dye +
Head or
Gold Nugget or
Feather or
Fire Charge +
Glowstone Dust +

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.
Black Shulker Box Shulker Box or
Any Shulker Box +
Black Dye

Black Stained Glass Glass +
Black Dye
Black Stained Glass Pane Glass Pane +
Black Dye
[upcoming 1.14]
Black Terracotta Terracotta +
Black Dye
Black Wool White Wool +
Black Dye

[Java and Legacy Console editions only]
Black Wool Any Wool +
Black Dye

[Bedrock Edition only]
Gray Dye Black Dye +
White Dye
[upcoming 1.8 & 1.14]
Light Gray Dye Black Dye +
White Dye
[upcoming 1.8 & 1.14]
Black Banner pattern Black Dye +

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

Loom ingredient[edit]

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Data values[edit]


Java Edition:

Name ID Name

Black Dye

Bedrock Edition:

Name ID Name Numerical ID

Black Dye
dye 351

Item data[edit]

In Bedrock Edition, black dye has the ID name dye, with a data value of 16.

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

16 Black Dye[upcoming 1.8]

17 Brown Dye[upcoming 1.8]

18 Blue Dye[upcoming 1.8]

19 White Dye[upcoming 1.8]


Upcoming Java Edition
1.14 18w43a Added black dye.
Upcoming Bedrock Edition
1.8 beta Added black dye.


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