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Light Blue Dye
Light Blue Dye JE2 BE2.png
Rarity color

Common

Renewable

Yes

Stackable

Yes (64)

Light blue dye is a quasi-primary dye.

Obtaining[]

Crafting[]

Ingredients Crafting recipe Description
Blue Orchid

Blue Dye +
White Dye

2
Lapis Lazuli or
Blue Dye +
Bone Meal or
White Dye

2
[Bedrock and Education editions only]

Trading[]

Wandering traders sell 3 light blue dye for an emerald.

Usage[]

Like all other dyes, light blue dye can be:

Crafting ingredient[]

Name Ingredients Crafting recipe Description
Light Blue Balloon Latex +
Light Blue Dye +
Helium +
Lead

[Bedrock and Education editions only]
Light Blue Bed Any Bed +
Light Blue Dye


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


White beds can be re-dyed using dyes.‌[Java Edition only]
Light Blue Candle Candle +
Light Blue Dye


Light Blue Carpet White Carpet +
Light Blue Dye
Light Blue Concrete Powder Light Blue Dye +
Sand +
Gravel
Light Blue Firework Star Gunpowder +
Light Blue 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.
Light Blue Glow Stick Polyethylene +
Hydrogen Peroxide +
Light Blue Dye +
Luminol

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


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


[Bedrock and Education editions only]
Light Blue Wool White Wool +
Light Blue Dye


[Java Edition only]
Light Blue Banner pattern Light Blue Dye +
Banner


Light Blue Banner image Light Blue 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
Light Blue Banner pattern White Banner +
Light Blue Dye

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

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

Trading[]

Apprentice-level shepherd villagers have a 20%‌[Bedrock Edition only] or 27[Java Edition only] chance to buy 12 light blue dye for an emerald as part of their trades.

Data values[]

ID[]

Java Edition:

NameResource locationFormTranslation key
Light Blue Dyelight_blue_dyeItemitem.minecraft.light_blue_dye

Bedrock Edition:

NameResource locationAlias ID (BE)Numeric ID FormTranslation key
Light Blue Dyelight_blue_dyedye / 12351Itemitem.dye.lightBlue.name

Video[]

History[]

Java Edition Beta
1.2Light Blue Dye JE1 BE1.png Added light blue dye.
Java Edition
1.4.212w34aAdded the ability to dye leather armor and wolf collars.
1.4.612w49aLight blue dye can 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.
1.814w30aAdded 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.
1.1418w43aLight blue dye is now crafted using white and blue dyes, instead of bone meal and lapis lazuli.
Light Blue Dye JE2 BE2.png The texture of light blue dye has now been changed.
Pocket Edition Alpha
v0.3.0Light Blue Dye JE1 BE1.png Added light blue dye. It is currently unobtainable and serves no purpose.
v0.4.0Light blue dye is now craftable with lapis lazuli and bone meal.
Light blue dye can now be used to craft light blue wool.
v0.14.0build 1Light blue dye can now be used to dye water in cauldrons.
Pocket Edition
1.0.0alpha 0.17.0.1Light blue dye can now be used to dye shulkers.
1.1.0alpha 1.1.0.0Light dye can now be used to craft concrete powder and dye shulker boxes and beds.
Bedrock Edition
1.2.0beta 1.2.0.2Light blue dye can now be used to craft firework stars, stained glass, and patterns on banners.
1.4.0beta 1.2.20.1Light blue dye can now be used to craft balloons and glow sticks.
1.8.0beta 1.8.0.8Light blue dye can now be used to dye cat collars.
1.10.0beta 1.10.0.3Light blue dye are now sold by wandering traders.
Light blue dye can now be used to dye white carpets.
Light Blue Dye JE2 BE2.png The texture of light blue dye has now been changed.
1.11.0beta 1.11.0.4Light blue dye can now be sold to shepherd villagers.
1.16.100beta 1.16.100.56The ID of light blue dye has been changed from dye/12 to light_blue_dye.
Legacy Console Edition
TU1CU1 1.00 Patch 11.0.1Light Blue Dye JE1 BE1.png Added light blue dye.
PlayStation 4 Edition
1.90Light Blue Dye JE2 BE2.png The texture of light blue dye has now been changed.
New Nintendo 3DS Edition
0.1.0Light Blue Dye JE1 BE1.png Added light blue dye.

Issues[]

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

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