Gray Dye

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Gray Dye
Gray Dye.png





Yes (64)

Data value

dec: 3518 hex: 15F8 bin: 1010111118


See Data values

Gray dye is a secondary color dye.



Name Ingredients Crafting recipe Description
Gray Dye Ink Sac +
Bone Meal

[until 1.14]
Gray Dye Black Dye +
White Dye

[upcoming 1.14]


Like all other dyes, gray dye can be:

Crafting ingredient[edit]

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

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

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

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

Gray Stained Glass Glass +
Gray Dye
Gray Stained Glass Pane
Glass Pane +
Gray Dye
Gray Terracotta Terracotta +
Gray Dye
Gray Wool Any Wool +
Gray Dye

[Bedrock Edition only]
Gray Wool White Wool +
Gray Dye

[Java and Legacy Console editions only]
Light Gray Dye
Gray Dye +
White Dye
Light Gray Dye Gray Dye +
Bone Meal
[until 1.14]
Gray Banner pattern Gray Dye +

Gray Banner image Gray 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:

Item Name ID
Gray Dye gray_dye

Bedrock Edition:

Item Name ID Numeric ID
Gray Dye dye 351

In bedrock edition gray dye has the ID name dye, with a data value of 8.

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



Java Edition Beta
1.2 Added gray dye.
Java Edition
1.4.2 12w34a Added the ability to dye leather armor and wolf collars.
1.4.6 12w49a Gray dye can be crafted with gunpowder to create a firework star.
1.6.1 13w19a Stained clay can now be crafted.
1.7.2 13w36a With the addition of new flowers, many secondary and tertiary dyes are now primary dyes.
13w41a Stained glass can now be crafted.
1.8 14w30a Added banners which can be dyed.
1.11 16w39a Added the ability to dye shulker boxes.
1.12 17w15a Added the ability to dye beds.
1.13 17w47a The different data values for the dye ID have been split up into their own IDs.
Prior to The Flattening, this item's numeral ID was 351.
Upcoming Java Edition
1.14 18w43a Gray Dye is now crafted using black and white dyes instead of ink sac and bone meal.
Pocket Edition Alpha
0.8.0 build 3 Gray dye is now available in creative mode.
0.9.0 build 3 Gray dye can now be obtained in creative mode.


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