Light Gray Dye

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Light Gray Dye
Light Gray Dye.png






Yes (64)

Data value

dec: 3517 hex: 15F7 bin: 1010111117


dye 7

Light gray dye is a primary dye.

Obtaining[edit | edit source]

Crafting[edit | edit source]

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 sac and 8 bone meal. The second recipe uses 3 ink sac and 9 bone meal.

Ingredients Crafting recipe
Ink Sac +
Bone Meal


Gray Dye +
Bone Meal


Usage[edit | edit source]

Like all other dyes, light gray dye can be:

Crafting ingredient[edit | edit source]

Name Ingredients Crafting recipe Description
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 bed can be re-dyed using dyes.[Java Edition only]
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 Any Shulker Box +
Light Gray Dye

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

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

Data values[edit | edit source]

Light gray dye has the ID name minecraft: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

Video[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

1.2 Added light gray dye.
Official release
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.
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.

Issues[edit | edit source]

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