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Light Blue Dye

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Light Blue Dye
Light Blue Dye.png







Yes (64)

Data value

dec: 35112 hex: 15F12 bin: 10101111112

Namespaced ID

See Data values

Light blue dye is a quasi-primary dye.



Name Ingredients Crafting recipe
Light Blue Dye Blue Orchid

Light Blue Dye Blue Dye +
White Dye



Wandering traders sell 3 light blue dye for an emerald.


Like all other dyes, light blue dye can be:

Crafting ingredient[edit]

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

[Bedrock and Education editions only]
Light Blue Bed White Bed +
Light Blue Dye

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

A bed of any color can be re-dyed using dyes.‌[BedrockEducation and Legacy Console editions only]
Light Blue Carpet White Carpet +
Light Blue Dye
Light Blue Concrete Powder Light Blue Dye +
Sand +
Light Blue Firework Star Gunpowder +
Light Blue 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.
Light Blue Shulker Box Shulker Box or
Any Shulker Box +
Light Blue Dye

The shulker box retains its contents. If it was renamed on an anvil, it will also retain its name.
Light Blue Stained Glass Glass +
Light Blue Dye
Light Blue Stained Glass Pane Glass Pane +
Light Blue Dye
Light Blue Terracotta Terracotta +
Light Blue Dye
Light Blue Wool White Wool +
Light Blue Dye

[Java and Legacy Console editions only]
Light Blue Wool Any Wool +
Light Blue Dye

[BedrockEducation and New Nintendo 3DS editions only]
Light Blue Banner pattern Light Blue Dye +

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

Loom ingredient[edit]

Name Ingredients Loom recipe Description
Light Blue Banner pattern White Banner +
Light Blue Dye

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

  1. Globe banner pattern;‌[Java Edition only]
  2. Field masoned and bordure indented banner patterns.‌[Bedrock and PlayStation 4 editions only]


Apprentice-level shepherd villagers have a 20%‌[Bedrock Edition only] or 27[Java Edition only] chance to buy 12 light blue dye for an emerald as part of their trades.

Data values[edit]


Java Edition:

Item Namespaced ID
Light Blue Dye light_blue_dye

Bedrock Edition:

Item Namespaced ID Numeric ID
Light Blue Dye dye 351

In Bedrock Edition, light blue dye has the ID name dye, with a data value of 12.

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
1.2Light Blue Dye Revision 1.png Added light blue dye.
Java Edition
1.4.212w34aAdded the ability to dye leather armor and wolf collars.
1.4.612w49aLight blue dye can 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.
1.814w30aAdded banners which can be dyed.
1.1317w47aThe 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.
1.1418w43aLight blue dye is now crafted using white and blue dyes, instead of bone meal and lapis lazuli.
Light Blue Dye TextureUpdate.png Changed the texture of light blue dye.
Pocket Edition Alpha
0.4.0Light Blue Dye Revision 1.png Added light blue dye.
0.14.0build 1Light blue dye can now be used to dye water in cauldrons.
Pocket Edition
1.0.0alpha blue dye can now be used to dye shulkers.
1.1.0alpha dye can now be used to craft concrete powder and dye shulker boxes and beds.
Bedrock Edition
1.2.0beta blue dye can now be used to craft firework stars, stained glass, and patterns on banners.
1.4.0beta blue dye can now be used to craft balloons and glow sticks.
1.8.0beta blue dye can now be used to dye cat collars.
1.10.0beta blue dye are now sold by wandering traders.
Light blue dye can now be used to dye white carpets.
Light Blue Dye TextureUpdate.png The texture of light blue dye has now been changed.
1.11.0beta blue dye can now be sold to shepherd villagers.


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