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Yellow Dye
Yellow Dye JE2 BE2.png
Rarity color

Common

Renewable

Yes

Stackable

Yes (64)

Yellow dye is a primary dye created by placing a dandelion or sunflower into a crafting square.

Obtaining[]

Crafting[]

Ingredients Crafting recipe
Dandelion or
Sunflower

2

Trading[]

Wandering traders sell 3 yellow dye for an emerald.

Natural generation[]

Yellow dye can be found in village mason chests.

Usage[]

Like all other dyes, yellow dye can be:

Crafting ingredient[]

Name Ingredients Crafting recipe Description
Orange Dye Red Dye +
Yellow Dye
Yellow Balloon Latex +
Yellow Dye +
Helium +
Lead

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


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


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


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

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


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


[Java Edition only]
Yellow Wool Any Wool +
Yellow Dye


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


Yellow Banner image Yellow 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
Yellow Banner pattern White Banner +
Yellow Dye

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

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

Trading[]

Expert-level shepherd villagers have a 16 chance to buy 12 yellow dye for an emerald.

Data values[]

ID[]

Java Edition:

NameResource locationFormTranslation key
Yellow Dyeyellow_dyeItemitem.minecraft.yellow_dye

Bedrock Edition:

NameResource locationAlias ID (BE)Numeric ID FormTranslation key
Yellow Dyeyellow_dyedye / 11351Itemitem.dye.yellow.name

Video[]

History[]

Java Edition Beta
1.2Yellow Dye JE1 BE1.png Added dandelion yellow.
1.6.6Dandelions can now be generated using bone meal, making dandelion yellow renewable.
Java Edition
1.4.212w34aAdded the ability to dye leather armor and wolf collars.
1.4.612w49aDandelion yellow can be crafted with gunpowder to create a firework star.
1.6.113w19aStained clay can now be crafted.
1.7.213w36aCan now be crafted using sunflower.
13w37aEach dandelion now yields only 1 dandelion yellow, instead of 2.
13w41aStained glass can now be crafted.
1.814w30aAdded banners, which can be dyed.
1.1116w39aAdded the ability to dye shulker boxes.
1.1217w06aCan now be used to craft yellow concrete powder.
17w15aAdded the ability to dye beds.
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.
1.1418w43a"Dandelion Yellow" has now been renamed to "Yellow Dye".
Yellow Dye JE2 BE2.png The texture of yellow dye has now been changed.
Pocket Edition Alpha
v0.3.0Yellow Dye JE1 BE1.png Added dandelion yellow.
v0.8.0build 2Dandelion yellow is now used to craft cocoa beans.
v0.14.0build 1Yellow dye can now be used to dye water in cauldrons.
v0.16.0build 1Dandelion yellow is no longer used to craft cocoa beans.
Pocket Edition
1.0.0alpha 0.17.0.1Yellow dye can now be used to dye shulkers.
1.1.0alpha 1.1.0.0Yellow dye can now be used to dye shulker boxes, beds, and craft concrete powder.
Bedrock Edition
1.2.0beta 1.2.0.2Yellow dye can now be used to craft patterns on banners, firework stars, and stained glass.
1.4.0beta 1.2.20.1Yellow dye can now be used to craft balloons and glow sticks.
1.8.0beta 1.8.0.8Dandelion yellow can now be used to dye cat collars.
beta 1.8.0.10"Dandelion Yellow" has now been renamed to "Yellow Dye".
1.10.0beta 1.10.0.3Yellow dye are now sold by wandering traders.
Yellow Dye JE2 BE2.png The texture of yellow dye has now been changed.
1.11.0beta 1.11.0.1Yellow dye can now be found in village mason chests.
beta 1.11.0.4Yellow dye can now be sold to shepherd villagers.
1.16.100beta 1.16.100.56The ID of yellow dye has been changed from dye/11 to yellow_dye.
Legacy Console Edition
TU1CU1 1.00 Patch 11.0.1Yellow Dye JE1 BE1.png Added dandelion yellow.
PlayStation 4 Edition
1.83"Dandelion Yellow" has now been renamed to "Yellow Dye".
1.90Yellow Dye JE2 BE2.png The texture of yellow dye has now been changed.
New Nintendo 3DS Edition
0.1.0Yellow Dye JE1 BE1.png Added dandelion yellow.

Issues[]

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

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