White Dye

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White Dye
White Dye JE1 BE1.png
Rarity color





Yes (64)

White dye is a primary color dye similar to bone meal.



Ingredients Crafting recipe
Bone Meal

Lily of the Valley


Like all other dyes, white dye can be:

Crafting ingredient[edit]

Name Ingredients Crafting recipe Description
Gray Dye Ink Sac +
White Dye
[Bedrock and Education editions only]
Gray Dye Black Dye +
White Dye
Light Blue Dye Lapis Lazuli +
White Dye
[Bedrock and Education editions only]
Light Blue Dye Blue Dye +
White Dye
Light Gray Dye Black Dye +
White Dye
In Bedrock Edition, the black and white dye can be replaced with ink sacs and bone meal, respectively.
Light Gray Dye Gray Dye +
White Dye
In Bedrock Edition, the white dye can be replaced with bone meal.
Lime Dye Green Dye +
White Dye
Magenta Dye Lapis Lazuli +
Red Dye +
White Dye
[Bedrock and Education editions only]
Magenta Dye Blue Dye +
Red Dye +
White Dye
Pink Dye Red Dye +
White Dye
White Balloon Latex +
White Dye +
Helium +

[Bedrock and Education editions only]
White Bed Any Bed +
White Dye

A bed of any color can be re-dyed using dyes.‌[Bedrock and Education editions only]
White Candle Candle +
White Dye

[upcoming: JE 1.17]
White Concrete Powder Sand +
White Dye +
White Firework Star Gunpowder +
White 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.
White Glow Stick Polyethylene +
Hydrogen Peroxide +
White Dye +

[Bedrock and Education editions only]
White Shulker Box Shulker Box or
Any Shulker Box +
White Dye

The shulker box retains its contents. If it is renamed on an anvil, it also retains its name.
White Stained Glass Glass +
White Dye
White Stained Glass Pane Glass Pane +
White Dye
White Terracotta Terracotta +
White Dye
White Wool Any Wool +
White Dye

[Bedrock and Education editions only]
White Banner pattern White Dye +

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

Loom ingredient[edit]

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

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

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


Journeyman-level shepherd villagers have a 20% chance to buy 12 white dye for an emerald.

Data values[edit]


Java Edition:

NameNamespaced IDTranslation key
White Dyewhite_dye item.minecraft.white_dye

Bedrock Edition: [until BE 1.16.100]

NameNamespaced IDNumeric ID Translation key
White Dyedye 351item.dye.white_new.name

[upcoming: BE 1.16.100]

NameNamespaced IDAlias ID (BE)Numeric ID Translation key
White Dyewhite_dye dye / 19351item.dye.white_new.name

Item data[edit]

In Bedrock Edition, white dye has the ID name dye, with a data value of 19.

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
1.1418w43aWhite Dye JE1 BE1.png Added white dye.
Bedrock Edition
1.8.0beta Dye JE1 BE1.png Added white dye.
1.9.0beta lilies of the valley, which can be used to craft white dye.
1.11.0beta dye can now be sold to shepherd villagers.
PlayStation 4 Edition
1.83White Dye JE1 BE1.png Added white dye.


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