Light Gray Dye

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Light Gray Dye
Light Gray Dye.png





Yes (64)

Data value

dec: 3517 hex: 15F7 bin: 1010111117


See Data values

Light gray dye is a primary dye.



Ingredients Crafting recipe
Azure Bluet or
Oxeye Daisy or
White Tulip

Both of the recipes below require 12 units of primary dye to produce 12 units of light gray dye. The first recipe uses 4 ink sacs and 8 bone meal and the second uses 3 ink sacs and 9 bone meal.

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

[until 1.14]
Light Gray Dye
Black Dye +
White Dye

Light Gray Dye Gray Dye +
Bone Meal

[until 1.14]
Light Gray Dye
Gray Dye +
White Dye



Like all other dyes, light gray dye can be:

Crafting ingredient[edit]

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

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

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

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

Light Gray Stained Glass Glass +
Light Gray Dye
Light Gray Stained Glass Pane
Glass Pane +
Light Gray Dye
Light Gray Terracotta Terracotta +
Light Gray Dye
Light Gray Wool White Wool +
Light Gray Dye

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

[Bedrock Edition only]
Light Gray Banner pattern Light Gray Dye +

Light Gray Banner image Light Gray 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

Data values[edit]


Java Edition:

Item Name ID
Light Gray Dye light_gray_dye

Bedrock Edition:

Item Name ID Numeric ID
Light Gray Dye dye 351

In Bedrock Edition, light gray dye has the ID name dye with a data value of 7.

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 light gray dye.
Java Edition
1.4.2 12w34a Added the ability to dye leather armor and wolf collars.
1.4.6 12w49a Light 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 Light Gray Dye is now crafted using white and/or black dyes instead of bone meal and/or ink sacs.
Pocket Edition Alpha
0.8.0 build 3 Light gray dye is now available in creative mode.
0.9.0 build 3 Light gray dye can now be obtained in survival mode.


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