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Cyan dye is a secondary dye color.

Obtaining[]

Crafting[]

Ingredients Crafting recipe Description
Blue Dye +
Green Dye

2
Lapis Lazuli +
Green Dye

2
[Bedrock Edition and Minecraft Education only]
Pitcher Plant

2

Trading[]

Wandering traders sell 3 cyan dye for an emerald.

Usage[]

Like all other dyes, cyan dye can be:

Crafting ingredient[]

Name Ingredients Crafting recipe Description
Cyan Balloon Latex +
Cyan Dye +
Helium +
Lead

Cyan Balloon Latex +
Cyan Dye +
Helium +
Lead

[Bedrock Edition and Minecraft Education only]
Cyan Bed Any Bed +
Cyan Dye


Cyan Bed Any Bed +
Cyan Dye


A bed of any color can be re-dyed using dyes.
Cyan Candle Candle +
Cyan Dye


Cyan Carpet Any Carpet +
Cyan Dye


Cyan Carpet Any Carpet +
Cyan Dye


Cyan Concrete Powder Cyan Dye +
Sand +
Gravel
Red sand cannot be used in place of sand.[1]
Cyan Concrete Powder Sand +
Gravel +
Cyan Dye
Cyan Firework Star Gunpowder +
Cyan Dye +
Head or
Gold Nugget or
Feather or
Fire Charge +
Glowstone Dust +
Diamond


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.
Cyan Glow Stick Polyethylene +
Hydrogen Peroxide +
Cyan Dye +
Luminol

[Bedrock Edition and Minecraft Education only]
Cyan Shulker Box Shulker Box or
Any Shulker Box +
Cyan Dye


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


Glow Stick Polyethylene +
Hydrogen Peroxide +
Cyan Dye +
Luminol

Wool Any Wool +
Cyan Dye


Cyan Banner pattern Cyan Dye +
Banner


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

Loom ingredient[]

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

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

Exceptions:
  1. Field masoned and bordure indented banner patterns.‌[Bedrock Edition only]

Trading[]

In Bedrock Edition, journeyman-level shepherd villagers have 20% chance to buy 12 cyan dye for an emerald. [more information needed for Java Edition]

Data values[]

ID[]

Java Edition:

NameIdentifierFormTranslation key
Cyan Dyecyan_dyeItemitem.minecraft.cyan_dye

Bedrock Edition:

NameIdentifierAlias ID Numeric ID FormTranslation key
Cyan Dyecyan_dyedye / 6401Itemitem.dye.cyan.name

History[]

Java Edition Beta
1.2Cyan Dye JE1 BE1 Added cyan dye.
Java Edition
1.4.212w34aAdded the ability to dye leather armor and wolf collars.
1.4.612w49aCyan dye can now be crafted with gunpowder to create a firework star.
1.6.113w19aStained clay can now be crafted.
1.7.213w36aWith the addition of new flowers, many secondary and tertiary dyes are now primary dyes.
13w41aStained glass can now be crafted.
1.814w02aDue to lapis lazuli being renewable, cyan dye is also renewable.
14w30aAdded banners, which can be dyed.
1.1317w47aThe different data values for the dye ID have now been split up into their own IDs.
Prior to The Flattening, this item's numeral ID was 351.
1.1418w43aCyan dye is now crafted using blue dye, instead of lapis lazuli.
Cyan Dye The texture of cyan dye has now been changed.
18w44aCyan dye can now change the text color on signs to cyan.
19w05aAdded the wandering trader, which sell cyan dyes.
19w11aCyan dye can now be bought by shepherd villagers.
1.1720w45aCyan dye can now be used to craft cyan candles.
21w19aCyan dye can no longer be used to craft cyan candles.
Pre-release 1Cyan dye can once again be used to craft cyan candles.
1.20
(Experimental)
22w42aCyan dye can now change the text color on hanging signs to cyan.
1.2023w12aAdded pitcher plants, which can be crafted into cyan dye.
23w14aPitcher plants now craft into 2 cyan dye instead of 1.
Pocket Edition Alpha
v0.3.0Cyan Dye JE1 BE1 Added cyan dye. It is currently unobtainable and serves no purpose.
v0.4.0Cyan dye is now craftable with lapis lazuli and cactus green.
Cyan dye can now be used to craft cyan wool.
v0.6.0Cyan dye can now be used to dye sheep.
v0.9.0build 11Cyan dye can now be used to craft colored terracotta.
v0.11.0build 1Cyan dye can now be used to dye tamed wolf collars.
v0.14.0build 1Cyan dye can now be used to dye water in cauldrons.
Pocket Edition
1.0.0alpha 0.17.0.1Cyan dye can now be used to dye shulkers.
1.1.0alpha 1.1.0.0Cyan dye can now be used to craft concrete powder, colored beds and dyed shulker boxes.
Bedrock Edition
1.2.0beta 1.2.0.2Cyan dye can now be used to craft firework stars, stained glass and patterns on banners.
1.4.0beta 1.2.20.1Cyan dye can now be used to craft ballons and glow sticks.
1.8.0beta 1.8.0.8Cyan dye can now be used to dye tamed cat collars.
1.10.0beta 1.10.0.3Cyan dye are now sold by wandering traders.
Cyan dye can now be used to dye white carpets and undyed glass panes.
Cyan Dye The texture of cyan dye has now been changed.
1.11.0beta 1.11.0.4Cyan dye can be sold to shepherd villagers.
1.16.100beta 1.16.100.56The ID of cyan dye has been changed from dye/6 to cyan_dye.
Legacy Console Edition
TU1CU1 1.00 Patch 11.0.1Cyan Dye JE1 BE1 Added cyan dye.
PlayStation 4 Edition
1.90Cyan Dye The texture of cyan dye has now been changed.
New Nintendo 3DS Edition
0.1.0Cyan Dye JE1 BE1 Added cyan dye.

Issues[]

Issues relating to "Cyan Dye" are maintained on the bug tracker. Report issues there.

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