Minecraft

How to Make a Brown Dye in Minecraft

Dyes have been added in Minecraft to alter the appearance of items to your specifications. There are total of 16 different dyes but the method of getting each of them is different. In this article we will be discussing about the brown dye and what you can do with it.

Making of a Brown Dye in Minecraft

You can make a brown dye using a cocoa bean and that’s the only way of getting this dye in Minecraft game. Placing a cocoa bean on any slot of the crafting grid will provide you with a brown dye as shown in the image below.

Where to Find Cocoa Beans in Minecraft

Finding cocoa beans is sometimes time consuming and difficult thing to do depending on the biome in which you are residing as you can find it only in the jungle biome. There are lots of different trees in the Minecraft game and finding the jungle biome sometimes is difficult thing to do depending on the place in which you are currently present. Also, you won’t be able to find the cocoa pod in every jungle tree, so you need to look around until you found one.


There are three different levels of cocoa pods and in the above image you can see a level 3 cocoa pod on the left side whereas a level 1 cocoa pod on the right side. So, you need to break either of them to get cocoa beans level 1 will give you 1 piece of coca bean whereas level 3 will provide you up to 3 cocoa beans.

What You can do with the Brown Dye

There are lots of different things that you can do with the brown dye and some of them are listed below.

Dye the Sheep: One of the easiest things that you can do which doesn’t require any extra effort is to dye the sheep. All you need to do is to go closer to any sheep, equip the brown dye in your hand and then right click which will change the color of the sheep from white to brown as shown below.


Dye a Bed: If you got bored with the same look of the bed then you can change its color to brown as well using a brown dye and a bed together in the crafting table.

Use it on a Banner

Banner comes with lots of customization option that you can do using a loom, so in the same manner you can use the brown dye as well. You need to place the loom on the ground and then right click on it which where you need to place the banner on the left side and the brown dye on the right side. After that you will be able to select any design of your choice that will be appeared on the right side as shown.

  • You can use brown dye to dye the collar of the wolves and cats.
  • You can apply brown dye to terracotta, leather armor and shulker boxes
  • You can use it in a firework star for brown colored effect

Conclusion

Dyes have been introduced in Minecraft to change the appearance of certain items as per your requirements. There are total of 16 dyes and the process of getting each of them is different. In this article we have discussed about the brown dye and some of its main uses that you can do with it.

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