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Blue dye is a primary dye color.
|Blue Dye||Lapis Lazuli|
Like all other dyes, blue dye can be:
- Applied to sheep to dye their wool, which can then be sheared for 1–3 blocks of blue wool.
- Applied to tamed wolves to dye their collars.
- Applied to tamed cats to dye their collars.
- Used to dye or stain wool, leather armor, beds, glass, terracotta and shulker boxes.
- Combined with gunpowder to make a firework star.
- Combined with a firework star to create a fade-to-color effect.
- Used to add patterns to banners.
- Used to dye shulkers in Bedrock and Education editions.
- Used to dye water contained in cauldrons in Bedrock and Education editions.
- Combined with sand and gravel to craft concrete powder.
- Combined with compounds to craft balloons or glow sticks in Bedrock and Education editions.
Expert-level shepherd villagers have a 1⁄6 chance to buy 12 blue dye for an emerald.
|Name||Namespaced ID||Translation key|
|Name||Namespaced ID||Numeric ID||Translation key|
In Bedrock Edition, blue dye has the ID name
dye, with a data value of 18.
|7||Light Gray Dye|
|12||Light Blue Dye|
|1.14||18w43a||Added blue dye.|
|1.8.0||beta 18.104.22.168||Added blue dye.|
|1.9.0||beta 22.214.171.124||Added cornflowers, which can be used to craft blue dye.|
|1.10.0||beta 126.96.36.199||Blue dye can now be used to dye white carpets and uncolored glass panes.|
|1.11.0||beta 188.8.131.52||Blue dye can now be sold to shepherd villagers.|
|PlayStation 4 Edition|
|1.83||Added blue dye.|