Each item in Minecraft has a unique ID assigned to it, known as an item ID, this can be used in commands to spawn the item into the game. The item ID for purple dye in Minecraft is shown below:
When Minecraft updated to version 1.13, a changed dubbed "The Flattening" was introduced. In "The Flattening", numerical IDs and item data was removed, and some item IDs were changed to make them more logical - Purple Dye was one of the many items that had their IDs changed.
For this reason, if you're playing on a Minecraft version below 1.13 (1.12, 1.8, 1.7), you should use what we've named a legacy ID for this item. The legacy ID for purple dye is:
Purple Dye has a data value of 5. You will need to add this to commands, along with its legacy item ID (below), to spawn it.
Items from earlier versions of Minecraft were assigned a numerical ID - a unique number to represent it.
This item also has a data value assigned to it. The data value is 5 - you need to add this to the item ID (with a colon before) in order to spawn purple dye.
The numerical ID for Purple Dye is:
The Purple Dye item can be spawned in Minecraft with the below command. Cheats must be enabled before this will work.
Purple dye is a form of dye in Minecraft that can be used to change the color of blocks and items.
|Legacy Item ID (1.12.2 and Below)||minecraft:dye|
|Max Stack Size||64|
|Recipes Used In||Purple Wool, Purple Terracotta, Purple Carpet, Purple Stained Glass, Purple Stained Glass Pane, Purple Concrete Powder, Magenta Dye, Purple Bed|