Brown Dye

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Brown Dye
Brown Dye.png





Yes (64)

Data value

dec: 35117 hex: 15F17 bin: 10101111117


See Data values

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Brown dye is a quasi-primary color dye similar to cocoa beans.



Ingredients Crafting recipe Description
Cocoa Beans

[upcoming: JE 1.14]


Like all other dyes, brown dye can be:

Crafting ingredient[edit]

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

[Bedrock, and Education editions only]
Brown Bed Any Bed +
Brown Dye

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

White beds can be re-dyed using dyes.‌[Java Edition only]
Brown Carpet White Carpet +
Brown Dye
[upcoming: JE 1.14 & BE 1.10]
Brown Concrete Powder Brown Dye +
Sand +
Brown Firework Star Gunpowder +
Brown 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.
Brown Shulker Box Shulker Box or
Any Shulker Box +
Brown Dye

Brown Stained Glass Glass +
Brown Dye
Brown Stained Glass Pane Glass Pane +
Brown Dye
[upcoming: JE 1.14]
Brown Terracotta Terracotta +
Brown Dye
Brown Wool Any Wool +
Brown Dye

[Bedrock Edition only]
Dyed Wool White Wool +
Brown Dye

[Java, and Legacy Console editions only]
Brown Banner pattern Brown Dye +

Brown Banner image Brown 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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Shepherd villagers have a 20% chance to buy 12 brown dye for an emerald as part of their second tier trades.‌‌[upcoming: BE 1.11.0]

Data values[edit]


Java Edition:

Name Name ID
Brown Dye brown_dye

Bedrock Edition:

Name Name ID Numeric ID
Brown Dye dye 351

Item data[edit]

In Bedrock Edition, brown dye has the ID name dye, with a data value of 17.

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
1.14 18w43a Added brown dye.
Bedrock Edition
1.8.0 beta Added brown dye.
Upcoming Bedrock Edition
1.11.0 beta Brown dye can now be sold to shepherd villager.
PlayStation 4 Edition
1.83 Added brown dye.


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