How to dye a sheep in Minecraft?

Expand your wardrobe with a variety of colored wool in Minecraft!

How to dye a sheep in Minecraft?

How to Dye a Sheep in Minecraft?

Minecraft’s world is filled with many mobs that the players can tame for purposes of sustaining and food. The sheep is one such animal that players can make use of in the game.

Sheep are passive mobs in Minecraft that are commonly found everywhere in the Overworld. These mobs are similar to the real world animals and upon killing them, players can get meat and wool. Players can made beds and banner using wool and the meat is used as an amazing source of food.


However, players can also dye the sheep’s wool to a customised color that can be bred and intermixed with others! Here’s a detailed guide to how players can dye sheep in Minecraft.

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Steps to dye a sheep in Minecraft

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Players can find dyes and sheep very commonly in the Overworld. Sheep are commonly found in plains, taiga and savanna biomes in groups of 3-4, with some spawning as baby sheep.


Players can obtain the following colors of dyes in the game as of now:

  • Red Dye
  • Green Dye
  • Purple Dye
  • Cyan Dye
  • Light Gray Dye
  • Gray Dye
  • Pink Dye
  • Lime Dye
  • Yellow Dye
  • Light Blue Dye
  • Magenta Dye
  • Orange Dye
  • Blue Dye
  • Brown Dye
  • Black Dye
  • White Dye
How to Dye a Sheep in Minecraft
Minecraft Dye chart

Dyes can be made by processing several materials in the Crafting table and harvesting their colors.

Steps to start Dye a Sheep in Minecraft!

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Find a Sheep in the game:


Players can find Sheep very commonly in the Plains biomes. Players can either lure them inside a fenced cage with a Wheat or even use a Lead.

Take the Dye of your desired color in your hand: Players need to place the Dye in the main inventory and click on it to bring it up.

How to Dye a Sheep in Minecraft
How to dye Sheep In Minecraft

Right Click on the Sheep: Once you right click on the sheep, its wool will be colored to the color of the dye. It is very simple and easy!


The Sheep can also breed with another sheep of a different dye color to produce variants. Players can obtain a wide variety of colored wool simply by mixing and matching the different colored sheep available in the game.

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