Blue Dye

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Blue Dye
Blue Dye.png





Yes (64)

Data value

dec: 35118 hex: 15F18 bin: 10101111118


See Data values

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Blue dye is a primary dye color similar to lapis lazuli[until JE 1.14].



Name Ingredients Crafting recipe Description
Blue Dye Lapis Lazuli

[upcoming: JE 1.14]
Blue Dye Cornflower

[JEBE & PS4 only][upcoming: JE 1.14]


Like all other dyes, blue dye can be:

Crafting ingredient[edit]

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

[Bedrock and Education editions only]
Blue Bed Any Bed +
Blue Dye

A bed of any color can be re-dyed using dyes.‌[Bedrock and Legacy Console editions only]
Blue Bed White Bed +
Blue Dye

White beds can be re-dyed using dyes.‌[Java Edition only]
Blue Carpet White Carpet +
Blue Dye
[BE & PS4 only][upcoming: JE 1.14]
Blue Concrete Powder Blue Dye +
Sand +
Blue Firework Star Gunpowder +
Blue 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.
Blue Shulker Box Shulker Box or
Any Shulker Box +
Blue Dye

Blue Stained Glass Glass +
Blue Dye
Blue Stained Glass Pane Glass Pane +
Blue Dye
[PS4 only][upcoming: JE 1.14]
Blue Terracotta Terracotta +
Blue Dye
Blue Wool Any Wool +
Blue Dye

[Bedrock Edition only]
Cyan Dye Blue Dye +
Cactus Green
[upcoming: JE 1.14]
Dyed Wool White Wool +
Blue Dye

[Java and Legacy Console editions only]
Light Blue Dye Blue Dye +
White Dye
[upcoming: JE 1.14]
Magenta Dye Blue Dye +
Red Dye +
White Dye
[upcoming: JE 1.14]
Magenta Dye Blue Dye +
Red Dye +
Pink Dye
[upcoming: JE 1.14]
Purple Dye Blue Dye +
Rose Red
[upcoming: JE 1.14]
Blue Banner pattern Blue Dye +

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

Loom ingredient[edit]

Loom Interface.png


Expert-level shepherd villagers have a 16 chance to buy 12 blue dye for an emerald.‌[upcoming: BE 1.11.0]

Data values[edit]


Java Edition:

Name Name ID
Blue Dye blue_dye

Bedrock Edition:

Name Name ID Numeric ID
Blue Dye dye 351

Item data[edit]

In Bedrock Edition, blue dye has the ID name dye, with a data value of 18.

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
17 Brown Dye
18 Blue Dye
19 White Dye


Upcoming Java Edition
1.1418w43aAdded blue dye.
Bedrock Edition
1.8.0beta blue dye.
1.9.0beta cornflowers, which can craft blue dye.
Upcoming Bedrock Edition
1.10.0beta dye can be used to dye white carpet and uncolored glass pane.
1.11.0beta dye can be sold to shepherd villager.
PlayStation 4 Edition
1.83Added blue dye.


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