Ark: Survival Evolved Dye Guide – How to Craft and Paint

By   /   Jun 18, 2015

In Ark: Survival Evolved, you can dye a number of items including Tools, Saddles, Clothes, Buildings, and more.

For more help on Ark: Survival Evolved, read our Cooking Recipes Guide, Caves Locations Guide and Taming Guide.

Ark: Survival Evolved Dye Guide

In order to dye an item, you simply need to have your desired dye in your inventory and the item you wish to dye. To start, left click and hold the dye and drag it over the highlighted areas. Select dye in the bottom-left and voila!

As for creating a dye, you need a Cooking Pot with some Water added into it. Add the desired berries into the Cooking Pot and light the fire which will yield the dye. Also note that 1x Waterskin creates 5x dye.

Dye Recipes

Red Dye
Recipe: 1x Water + 2x Charcoal + 15x Tintoberry

White Dye
Recipe: 1x Water + 2x Charcoal + 15x Stimberry

Yellow Dye
Recipe: 1x Water + 2x Charcoal + 15x Amarberry

Blue Dye
Recipe: 1x Water + 2x Charcoal + 15x Azulberry

Black Dye
Recipe: 1x Water + 2x Charcoal + 15x Narcoberry

Green Dye
Recipe: 1x Water + 2x Charcoal + 9x Azulberry + 9x Amarberry.

Purple Dye
Recipe: 1x Water + 2x Charcoal + 9x Azulberry + 9 Tintoberry

Orange Dye
Recipe: 1x Water + 2x Charcoal + 9x Amarberry + 9 Tintoberry

Brown Dye
Recipe: 1x Water + 2x Charcoal + 3x Azulberry + 9 Tintoberry + 6x Amarberry

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