In Minecraft, dyes let you change the color of a variety of things, from glass and clay to armor and even sheep. One of the coolest dye colors is cyan, which is a type of ocean blue with hints of green.
This article will guide you through the whole process of how to make Cyan Dye in Minecraft, so you can stand out the next time you play with your friends.
What You’ll Need to Make Cyan Dye
You only need two ingredients to craft Cyan Dye, but actually getting your hands on the ingredients can take a bit of time.
Cyan Dye is created by combining Green and Blue Dye together with a Crafting Table. So, before we can start crafting Cyan Dye, we’ll have to make Green Dye and Blue Dye first.
How to Make Cyan Dye in Minecraft
Step 1: Craft Green Dye
Green Dye is crafted by throwing 1 block of Cactus into a Furnace with at least one block of Fuel (Coal or Charcoal).
You can find Cactus blocks in biomes that are naturally dry, such as the Desert and Badlands biomes. They’re two times more common in the Desert than they are in Badlands, though you shouldn’t run into trouble finding them in either biome.
Interestingly, you can also occasionally find Potted Cacti in the basement of igloos. Igloos naturally occur in Snowy biomes.
Be careful not to get too close to a Cactus block, as it can deal slight damage to you. However, you can farm them with your hands without taking any damage.
Step 2: Craft Blue Dye
|Lapis Lazuli OR|
Now it’s time to move on to crafting Blue Dye. Unlike with Green Dye, you won’t need a Furnace for this.
Blue Dye is made by throwing 1 Lapis Lazuli or 1 Cornflower into your Crafting Table.
Cornflower is a common type of flower found in Plains, Sunflower Plains, Flower Forests, and Meadows.
Lapis Lazuli is the bright blue mineral found in caves and ravines. They start appearing below Y level 32.
Step 3: Craft Cyan Dye
Now you should have everything you need to start crafting Cyan Dye.
To make Cyan Dye, all you have to do is toss 1 Green Dye and 1 Blue Dye into your Crafting Table. Voila! Now you can give your armor and weapons a slick bluish-green look.
People Also Ask…
How to make cyan dye without cactus?
If your current location in the world is far from any dry biomes, then getting Cactus blocks might be an issue.
If you have an Emerald on hand, you can trade it for 3 Green Dye from a Wandering Trader. It’s an expensive swap, but it can help you in a pinch if you really want that Green Dye!
That wraps up this guide on how to make Cyan Dye in Minecraft. As we’ve learned, it’s a pretty involved process, requiring a Furnace and a few raw materials that can be difficult to obtain.
In the end, having armor and weapons in that distinctive blue hue makes it well worth the effort!
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