How To Make Cyan Dye In Minecraft

If you love aquatic life and want to live under an ocean, Cyan is the color you’re looking for! In today’s article, we’ll show you how to craft a Cyan Dye!

How To Make Cyan Dye In Minecraft
How To Make Cyan Dye In Minecraft

Everything you need to make Cyan Dye

Cyan Dye is a secondary dye color in Minecraft. Like other dyes, you can use Cyan Dye to dye most of the blocks in Minecraft. However, craft Cyan Dye may be hard at first.

  • 1x Blue Dye
  • 1x Green Dye
  • OR 1x Emerald

How to craft Cyan Dye in Minecraft

#1 Collect 1x Blue Dye

Blue Dye can only be crafted by using Lapis Lazuli or Cornflower.

You can find Lapis Lazuli by mining Lapis Lazuli ore with a pickaxe. Each ore will give you 4-9x Lapis. Up to 36x if you have Fortune III.

lapis lazuli

There are other ways to get Lapis Lazuli, so if you don’t like mining for them, check this article out.


Cornflower is a medium-rare flower in Minecraft. They can be found in Plains, Sunflower Plains, Flower Forest, and Meadow biome.

cornflower

#2 Collect 1x Green Dye

You can obtain 1x Green Dye by smelting 1x Cactus in a Furnace. Cactus usually can be found in the Desert biome and can be farmed for more.

cactus

You can also trade with the Wandering traders for 3x Green Dye with 1x Emerald.

trade green dye

Alternatively, you can get Green Dye in the desert village house chest.

green dye in chest

#3 Collect 1x Emerald

You can 1x Emerald by either breaking or smelting 1x Emerald Ore.

smelt emerald ore

Emerald can also be obtained by trading with the Villager.

trade emerald

#4 Finish off crafting a Cyan Dye

When you have 1x Blue Dye and 1x Green Dye, put them in the crafting grid to craft 2x Cyan Dye. No Crafting Table is needed.

craft cyan dye

If you have 1x Emerald, you can trade it with the Wandering trader for 3x Cyan Dye.

trade cyan dye

What is the give command to get a Cyan Dye?

The command to give yourself a Cyan Dye is: /give @p cyan_dye 1

Now you have Cyan Dye, let’s make an ocean base!