How to make brown dye in minecraft

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Are you looking to add a little more color to your Minecraft world? Do you want to increase the attractiveness and beauty of your world using all the dyes you can? Then this article is for you.

Brown tints are pretty uncommon in Minecraft. Although it’s not the prettiest color you can get, it’s still very useful as you can use it for a variety of things like dyeing leather armor, rugs, or for use in home decor. The brown color dye is notoriously difficult to make due to the need for cocoa beans. While it’s a rarer material, there are a few ways to get this crafting ingredient, from knowing which biome to find it to trading with villagers.

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Brown Dye Minecraft Recipe

To create brown dye in Minecraft, only one material is required – cocoa beans. Cocoa beans are only found growing on jungle trees in jungle biomes. However, anyone familiar with Minecraft knows that jungle biomes are one of the rarest areas you can find. If you are lucky enough to find a jungle biome, you will need to harvest the cocoa beans found growing on the trees.

Once you have found Cocoa Beans, the crafting recipe is simple. Simply turn a cocoa bean directly into brown dye at a crafting table or in your 2×2 crafting grid in person.

Minecraft Brown Dye Crafting Recipe

cultivation of cocoa beans

The good thing about cocoa beans is that they are very easy to grow in your base after you have encountered a jungle biome for the first time. Just be sure to gather cocoa beans and logs from the jungle (or a sapling) to take home. Plant a Cocoa Bean next to a Jungle Log, and you’ll have infinitely renewable Cocoa Beans from now on!

Minecraft Cocoa Bean Farm

Other ways to find Cocoa Beans and Brown Dye

Also, you can run this tint during gameplay via a specific command.

Use the command as shown below:

Minecraft Cocoa Beans Command

Like we just said, you might be able to trade with villagers for brown dye or cocoa beans.

You might find a wandering merchant wandering around your Minecraft world randomly, and you have a chance to change any color tint to an emerald in the Java edition. In Bedrock Edition, you can sell Cocoa Beans for one Emerald.

Since wandering merchants are quite rare, you’re better off trading with a normal villager. In both editions, an expert level herder has a chance to change the brown tint to an emerald.

Wandering Trader Brown Dyes Trade

How to use brown dye in minecraft

The main purpose of a tint is to add color to an item. When using brown dye, your gear and weapons will be tinted this dark color. You can use dye to color a wide range of items on a crafting table, and you can also use brown dye on your main hand to change the color of a tame wolf’s collar, a cat’s collar, or the color of a sheep. You can also use color dye to change the color of leather armor.

Just a few of the items that can be dyed at a crafting table are;

  • Beds
  • candles
  • Glass
  • Shulker Boxes
  • Terracotta

brown candle making recipe dye

Brown dye, like others, can be used to weave banners on a loom or workbench. Plus, you can customize your banners by selecting from a variety of different layouts. Banners are crucial to highlight a specific area or to be used as decoration.

Minecraft Brown Flower Banner

Brown dye, like other colors, can be used to make fireworks. You can make them with gunpowder. Also, you can use this dye to repaint or change the color of your firework stars. To produce brown fireworks, you have a workbench, brown dye, and gunpowder.

Brown Minecraft Firework Star

If you want to build with Brown Concrete or Brown Concrete Powder, you will need Brown Dye. The Concrete Powder crafting recipe is below, and you simply need to place it or flood it with water to turn it into hard concrete.

minecraft brown concrete dust

So brown dye has various uses in Minecraft, from decorating items in your home to using it on building materials to changing the color of your armor. While it can be a bit difficult to obtain due to its rarity, there are a few different ways to get it, and once you have Cocoa Beans you can start growing your supply of Cocoa Beans closer to your base.

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