How to Make Cyan Dye in Minecraft

Vibrant. Versatile. Cyan dye in Minecraft.

Ryan Day
Ryan Day
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If you want a captivating shade of blue-green in Minecraft that brings calmness and harmony, look no further than the cyan dye. Know the process of producing this attractive color from scratch and unleash your creativity with our in-depth guide. 

In this article, we’ll tackle the recipe for cyan dye, where to get the necessary materials, and some bonus tips. 

Minecraft Cyan Dye Recipe

Cyan Dye Recipe Minecraft

In order to make cyan dye, you’ll need the following: 

  • Blue Dye
  • Green Dye
  • Place down your crafting table and access it. 
  • Put 1 Blue Dye and 1 Green Dye in the 3×3 crafting grid
  • Collect the Cyan Dye by dragging it to your inventory. 
  • For every Green and Blue Dye, you can make 2 Cyan Dyes. 

Note: You can place multiple green and blue dyes on top of each other to make more cyan dye at once. 

How to Make Green and Blue Dye

Make Cyan Dye in Minecraft

Cyan Dye is a secondary color, which means it requires other dyes to be crafted. Fortunately, it’s still relatively easy to make. All you need is some Blue and Green Dye.

  • Blue Dye – this can be obtained by placing a Lapis Lazuli or Cornflower in any crafting grid. 
  • Green Dye – you need to smelt some cactus using a furnace. We have a detailed guide on how to make Green Dye, which you can check out to help you further. 

After getting these components, you can combine them in the crafting table to make Cyan Dye.

Where to Find Lapis Lazuli

Lapis Lazuli in Minecraft

The hardest material to find for the Cyan Dye is Lapis Lazuli.

  • To find one, you’ll need to mine deep underground close to the lowest layer. Fortunately, each block of this ore drops 4 to 9 pieces of Lapis Lazuli.

Where to Find Cornflower and Cactus

Cactus in Minecraft
  • Cornflowers can be found in Flower Forests, Meadow biomes, Sunflower Plains, and regular Plains. Its bright blue petals are easy to spot in open fields.
  • Cactuses often spawn in dry biomes. It’s best to find cactuses in the Desert and Badland biomes. These spawn 2 to 3 blocks tall, which makes them easy to spot like Cornflowers. 

Where to Use Cyan Dye in Minecraft

When it comes to using Cyan Dye, it all boils down to what theme and color combination you prefer. Cyan will look great in rooms with mostly green and blue hues. However, you can create anything you like in Minecraft, so feel free to explore what works best for you. 

Here are some objects which you can apply cyan dye to:

  • Wool
  • Mobs
  • Terracotta
  • Staining Glass
  • Armors
  • Firework Star
  • Concrete Powder 
  • Shulker Boxes
  • Balloons
  • Glow Sticks
  • Beds
  • Candles
  • Signs

Give Command for Minecraft Dye

Cyan Dye Give Command Minecraft

You can also get cyan dye in Minecraft by using the give command. If you are in a rush and don’t want to spend time finding the required materials, you can use this command to obtain cyan dye:

  • /give <playername> minecraft:cyan_dye 14

Give is a Minecraft command that instantly provides players with items. For <playername>, this indicates the player you want to give an item. 

Here are other variations of the give command: 

  • /give <playername> minecraft:cyan_dye 64
  • /give <playername> minecraft:cyan_dye (this gives only one item)

Learning how to make cyan dye in Minecraft will open up a lot of creativity and customization options for you. Whether you are dyeing wool, creating vibrant structures, or adding some flair to your armor, the vibrant hue of cyan will bring a sense of tranquility to your adventures. 

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