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Cyan Dye
Cyan Dye JE2 BE2.png
Rarity color





Yes (64)

Cyan dye is a secondary dye color.



Ingredients Crafting recipe
Blue Dye +
Green Dye

Lapis Lazuli +
Green Dye


The recipe with Lapis is ‌Bedrock and Education editions only.


Wandering traders sell 3 cyan dye for an emerald.


Like all other dyes, cyan dye can be:

Crafting ingredient[edit]

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

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

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

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

Up to eight dyes can be added.
One head, gold nugget, feather, or fire charge can be added.
Both the diamond and the glowstone dust can be added with any of the other ingredients.
Cyan Glow Stick Polyethylene +
Hydrogen Peroxide +
Cyan Dye +

[Bedrock and Education editions only]
Cyan Shulker Box Shulker Box or
Any Shulker Box +
Cyan Dye

The shulker box retains its contents. If it is renamed on an anvil, it also retains its name.
Cyan Stained Glass Glass +
Cyan Dye
Cyan Stained Glass Pane Glass Pane +
Cyan Dye
Cyan Terracotta Terracotta +
Cyan Dye
Cyan Wool White Wool +
Cyan Dye

[Java Edition only]
Cyan Wool Any Wool +
Cyan Dye

[Bedrock and Education editions only]
Cyan Banner pattern Cyan Dye +

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

Loom ingredient[edit]

Name Ingredients Loom recipe Description
Cyan Banner pattern White Banner +
Cyan Dye

Field masoned banner and bordure indented banner don't require banner patterns.‌[Java Edition only]
Cyan Banner image White Banner +
Cyan Dye +
Banner Pattern

  1. Globe banner pattern;‌[Java Edition only]
  2. Field masoned and bordure indented banner patterns.‌[Bedrock Edition only]


In Bedrock Edition, journeyman-level shepherd villagers have 20% chance to buy 12 cyan dye for an emerald. [more information needed for Java Edition]

Data values[edit]


Java Edition:

NameNamespaced IDTranslation key
Cyan Dyecyan_dye item.minecraft.cyan_dye

Bedrock Edition:

NameNamespaced IDNumeric ID Translation key
Cyan Dyedye

Item data[edit]

In Bedrock Edition, cyan dye has the ID name dye, with a data value of 6.

DV Description
0 Ink Sac
1 Red Dye
2 Green Dye
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 Yellow Dye
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



Java Edition Beta
1.2Cyan Dye JE1 BE1.png Added cyan dye.
Java Edition
1.4.212w34aAdded the ability to dye leather armor and wolf collars.
1.4.612w49aCyan dye can now be crafted with gunpowder to create a firework star.
1.6.113w19aStained clay can now be crafted.
1.7.213w36aWith the addition of new flowers, many secondary and tertiary dyes are now primary dyes.
13w41aStained glass can now be crafted.
1.814w02aDue to lapis lazuli being renewable now, cyan dye is also now renewable.
14w30aAdded banners, which can be dyed.
1.1317w47aThe different data values for the dye ID have now been split up into their own IDs.
Prior to The Flattening, this item's numeral ID was 351.
1.1418w43aCyan dye is now crafted using blue dye, instead of lapis lazuli.
Cyan Dye JE2 BE2.png The texture of cyan dye has now been changed.
Pocket Edition Alpha
0.4.0Cyan Dye JE1 BE1.png Added cyan dye.
0.6.0Cyan dye can now be used to dye sheep.
0.9.0build 11Cyan dye can now be used to craft colored terracotta.
0.11.0build 1Cyan dye can now be used to dye tamed wolf collars.
0.14.0build 1Cyan dye can now be used to dye water in cauldrons.
Pocket Edition
1.0.0alpha dye can now be used to dye shulkers.
1.1.0alpha dye can now be used to craft concrete powder, colored beds and dyed shulker boxes.
Bedrock Edition
1.2.0beta dye can now be used to craft firework stars, stained glass and patterns on banners.
1.4.0beta dye can now be used to craft balloons and glow sticks.
1.8.0beta dye can now be used to dye tamed cat collars.
1.10.0beta dye are now sold by wandering traders.
Cyan dye can now be used to dye white carpets and undyed glass panes.
Cyan Dye JE2 BE2.png The texture of cyan dye has now been changed.
1.11.0beta dye can be sold to shepherd villagers.
Legacy Console Edition
TU1CU1 1.00 Patch 11.0.1Cyan Dye JE1 BE1.png Added cyan dye.
PlayStation 4 Edition
1.90Cyan Dye JE2 BE2.png The texture of cyan dye has now been changed.
New Nintendo 3DS Edition
0.1.0Cyan Dye JE1 BE1.png Added cyan dye.


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