Purple Dye

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Purple Dye
Purple Dye.png





Yes (64)

Data value

dec: 3515 hex: 15F5 bin: 1010111115


See Data values

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



Name Ingredients Crafting recipe Description
Purple Dye Lapis Lazuli +
Rose Red

[until 1.14]
Purple Dye Blue Dye +
Rose Red

[upcoming 1.14]


Like all other dyes, purple dye can be:

Crafting ingredient[edit]

Name Ingredients Crafting recipe Description
Magenta Dye Purple Dye +
Pink Dye
Purple Balloon Latex +
Purple Dye +
Helium +

[Bedrock and Education editions only]
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 beds can be re-dyed using dyes.‌[Java Edition only]
Purple Carpet White Carpet +
Purple Dye
[upcoming 1.14]
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 Shulker Box or
Any Shulker Box +
Purple Dye

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

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

[Bedrock Edition only]
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

Loom ingredient[edit]

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Data values[edit]


Java Edition:

Item Name ID
Purple Dye purple_dye

Bedrock Edition:

Item Name ID Numeric ID
Purple Dye dye 351

In bedrock edition purple dye has the ID name 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
16 Black Dye
17 Brown Dye
18 Blue Dye
19 White Dye



Java Edition Beta
1.2 Added purple dye.
Java Edition
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.
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 Purple Dye is now crafted using blue dye instead of lapis lazuli.
Pocket Edition Alpha
0.4.0 Added purple dye.


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