Purple Dye

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Purple Dye
Purple Dye.png






Yes (64)

Data value

dec: 3515 hex: 15F5 bin: 1010111115


dye 5

Purple dye is a secondary dye color created by combining one rose red and a lapis lazuli in a crafting square.

Obtaining[edit | edit source]

Crafting[edit | edit source]

Ingredients Crafting recipe
Lapis Lazuli +
Rose Red


Usage[edit | edit source]

Like all other dyes, purple dye can be:

Crafting ingredient[edit | edit source]

Name Ingredients Crafting recipe Description
Magenta Dye Purple Dye +
Pink Dye
Purple Bed Any Bed +
Purple Dye

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

White bed can be re-dyed using dyes.[Java Edition only]
Purple Concrete Powder Purple Dye +
Sand +
Purple Firework Star Gunpowder +
Purple 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.
Purple Shulker Box Any Shulker Box +
Purple Dye

Purple Stained Glass Glass +
Purple Dye
Purple Terracotta Terracotta +
Purple Dye
Purple Wool White Wool +
Purple Dye

Purple Banner pattern Purple Dye +

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

Data values[edit | edit source]

Purple dye has the ID name minecraft:dye, with a data value of 5.

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 purple dye.
Official release
1.4.2 12w34a Added the ability to dye leather armor and wolf collars.
1.4.6 12w49a Purple 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 14w02a Due to lapis lazuli being renewable now, purple dye is renewable.
14w30a Added banners which can be dyed.
Pocket Edition Alpha
0.4.0 Added purple dye.

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