How to make black dye in Minecraft?

Here's how to make black dye in Minecraft.

To make black dye in Minecraft, you will need to gather Ink sacs or a Wither rose and place it inside a crafting table, as shown by the pattern above.

Doing so will allow you to make a black dye which can then be used to make stained black glass panels and blocks and black wool blocks. 

These wool blacks can then be used to make carpets, and the black dye can also be used to make other items such as terracotta. That said, before you can do any of this, you'll still need to gather the materials needed to make black dye.

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Start by trying to get Ink sacs as they are the most simple to get. To get Ink sacs, all you need to do is locate some squids, wack them a few times, and you will get Ink sacs as a resource drop. 

But where do you find squids? You can usually find them in water sources such as rivers, oceans, and even lakes sometimes.

 For the withered rose method, things are a little trickier as you will need to spawn a Wither. When a Wither is spawned, you will then need to wait for that mob to kill another mob; the result will be a wither rose dropping. 

Overall, we don't recommend using this option as finding squids to kill is more manageable and time-efficient. 

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