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How To Get Black Dye In Minecraft? – Recipe Guide

Black Dye can be used like other dyes for dying wool, collars, wool, leather armor, beds, glass, etc. If combined with Gun Powder it can make Firework Star. Here is how to craft black dye.

Dyes are items like these that let you customize and modify certain items to your taste. Black Dye in Minecraft can be used for various purposes. Two ingredients are required to craft Black Dye. Also, you can trade 3 Black Dyes from Wandering Traders against 1 emerald. Let’s take a look at how you can get the Black Dye which was added recently.

Minecraft Black Color Dye Crafting Recipe

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Getting Black Dye in Minecraft has been changed in recent updates. Earlier, the item ‘Black Dye’ did not exist, instead, you just had to use an Ink Sac to dye things in black. Ink Sacs does not function the same anymore since the 1.14 update although still requires it as one of the items for crafting Black Dye.

Here are the items you can use to create Black Dye in Minecraft:

  • Ink Sac
  • Wither Rose

You will not need both of these items but only one. Both of these items can make black dye individually. Ink Sac can be found only by killing Squids. Squids can be found in most bodies of water. Wither Rose is rarer as it can only spawn when The Wither kills a mob. So, Ink Sacs are a more reliable and faster way to get Black Dye.

How to Make Dye from Ink Sac?

In order to craft Black Dye in Minecraft, you will need one of the two items mentioned above. So, after obtaining those simply put the item in any slot on the crafting table and it will give you a Black Dye for each number of it.

That is all you need to know on how to get Black Dye in Minecraft. For more guides like this, check out our other articles on Minecraft like how to fight Blazes and where to get Skeleton Horses.