Dye

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Dye
Black dye.png
Dark grey dye.png
Grey dye.png
White dye.png
Dark green dye.png
Green dye.png
Cyan dye.png
Blue dye.png
Violet dye.png
Pink dye.png
Magenta dye.png
Red dye.png
Orange dye.png
Yellow dye.png
Brown dye.png
An item in Minetest Game
Type Craftitem
Renewable Yes (except for dark green and black dye)
Durability N/A
Stackable Yes (99)
Itemstring See table

Dyes are used to color Wool. Dyes come in 15 different colors.

Contents

Colors

Symbol Name Itemstring Renewable?
White dye.png White dye dye:white Yes
Grey dye.png Grey dye dye:grey Yes
Dark grey dye.png Dark grey dye dye:dark_grey Yes
Black dye.png Black dye dye:black No
Blue dye.png Blue dye dye:blue Yes
Cyan dye.png Cyan dye dye:cyan Yes
Green dye.png Green dye dye:green Yes
Dark green dye.png Dark green dye dye:dark_green No
Yellow dye.png Yellow dye dye:yellow Yes
Orange dye.png Orange dye dye:orange Yes
Brown dye.png Brown dye dye:brown Yes
Red dye.png Red dye dye:red Yes
Pink dye.png Pink dye dye:pink Yes
Magenta dye.png Magenta dye dye:magenta Yes
Violet dye.png Violet dye dye:violet Yes

Renewing

Most dyes are renewable because they are crafted from renewable flowers. Black dye is not renewable, it can only be crafted from non-renewable coal lumps. Dark green dye is not renewable, it requires black dye to be crafted.

Crafting

Dyes can be crafted from flowers and coal lumps:

Name Ingredients Input → Output
White Dye White Dandelion
White Dandelion.png
White dye.png
4
Yellow dye Yellow Dandelion
Yellow Dandelion.png
Yellow dye.png
4
Orange dye Orange Tulip
Orange Tulip.png
Orange dye.png
4
Red dye Rose
Rose.png
Red dye.png
4
Violet dye Viola
Viola.png
Violet dye.png
4
Blue dye Blue Geranium
Blue Geranium.png
Blue dye.png
4
Black dye Coal Lump
Coal.png
Black dye.png
4

Mixing

More dyes can be crafted by placing any two dyes into the crafting grid; the recipes are shapeless and yield 2 new dyes by mixing the two initial dyes. This is the general crafting recipe where each letter stands for a dye type:

Name Ingredients Input → Output
Dye Dye
Any Item A.png
Any Item B.png
Any Item C.png
2

Here's a concrete example:

Name Ingredients Input → Output
Orange dye Yellow dye +
Red dye
Yellow dye.png
Red dye.png
Orange dye.png
2

Version 0.4.16

This table shows all of the possible dye combinations in version 0.4.16 (an empty cell means the combination is not possible):

Dyes.png


Version 0.4.15

This table shows all of the possible dye combinations in version 0.4.15:

Dyes 0.4.15.png


As a crafting ingredient

Dyes can be used to color wool of any color:

Name Ingredients Input → Output Description
Any wool Dye +
Any wool
Black dye.png
Blue dye.png
Brown dye.png
Cyan dye.png
Dark green dye.png
Dark grey dye.png
Green dye.png
Grey dye.png
Magenta dye.png
Orange dye.png
Pink dye.png
Red dye.png
Violet dye.png
White dye.png
Yellow dye.png
Group wool.png
Black Wool.png
Blue Wool.png
Brown Wool.png
Cyan Wool.png
Dark Green Wool.png
Dark Grey Wool.png
Green Wool.png
Grey Wool.png
Magenta Wool.png
Orange Wool.png
Pink Wool.png
Red Wool.png
Violet Wool.png
White Wool.png
Yellow Wool.png
Used as decoration (shapeless recipe)