In Minecraft, there are a multitude of dyes that you can choose from in the game to assist in your options for decorations. For those who want to have darker color schemes, the black dye will be your go-to option for such an idea, though keep in mind, that the ingredients for said dye will be among one of the more difficult ones to accomplish.
In this article we shall go over how to create such a dye, what items you will need to create it and how you can best acquire them.
As mentioned before, the ingredients required to create black dye isn’t going to be easy. You only need one of them, so here they are as follows:
Ink sacs are a bit obvious from they can be obtained.
Going to search out in ocean biomes for squids will be the correct course of action for you to take on this juncture.
A Wither Rose will be considerably more complicated. You see a whither rose isn’t an item that can truly be found in the conventional sense. It can only be acquired after an enemy is killed by a wither which means you’re going to have to set up a specific scenario for that to happen in your favor.
Of course, if you don’t desire to go through that much hassle you can always just get the flower through the creative mode item list.
If you are set on playing survival and don’t want to switch over to creative mode for personal reasons, you have the option to summon the flower through console commands. This can be done through the following command:
Command: /gave @s wither_rose
With black dye, you can change the complexion for a lot of items that are considered blanks slates. Here are some examples below:
To get more of a hands-on perspective on how you can obtain black dye, here is a video:
The black dye will be among the more challenging dyes for you to obtain, mostly because the conditions it takes to get a wither rose are so specific. With enough determination and skill however, you can overcome such an issue if you are adamant against using creative mode or console commands.