Dyeing

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Dye Tutorial 1
Dye Tutorial 2
Dying Menu

Dyeing is the application of dye to gear to change its color.

Unlock

Before Players can dye their gear, they must complete the quest Feature QuestColor Your World in Vesper Bay (X:12.6 Y:14.3) of Western Thanalan by speaking to the NPC Swyrgeim, or Feature QuestA Self-improving Man from Wiscard in Mor Dhona (X:22.1 Y:6.7). Only one of the two quests can be completed and there is minimal difference between the two.

Color Your World requires the player to deliver Orange juice icon1.png  Orange Juice to Swyrgeim. Players can purchase a bottle of Orange Juice from the Merchant and Mender (X:12.1 Y:13.8) in Vesper Bay.

General Info

Players can dye their armor into different colors. One source of dyes is purchasing them from dye vendors in the following places (Goobbue grey dye icon1.png  Goobbue Grey Dye used as an example):

Vendor Location / Coordinates Cost
Alaric Old Gridania (14.3, 8.8) Gil 40
Allagan Commerce Node Player Housing (6.2, 6.2) Gil 40
Ananta Junkmonger Player Housing (6.2, 6.2) Gil 40
Eilonwy The Firmament (12.2, 14.2) Gil 40
Frine The Pillars (6, 9.9) Gil 40
Junkmonger Player Housing (6.2, 6.2) Gil 40
Kojin Junkmonger Player Housing (6.2, 6.2) Gil 40
Namazu Junkmonger Player Housing (6.2, 6.2) Gil 40
Nanabe Ul'dah - Steps of Thal (14.2, 11) Gil 40
Tokohana Kugane (12.9, 12.2) Gil 40
Unsynrael Limsa Lominsa Lower Decks (6, 12.3) Gil 40

A second batch of dyes are crafted by any level 30 crafter class.
A third group of dyes are only available from ARR Tribal Vendors.
A fourth set of dyes are exclusively bought from Enie in The Firmament (12,14) with Skybuilders Scrip Skybuilder's Scrip from the Ishgardian Restoration.
Lastly, General-purpose or Green dyes are only acquired very rarely from Quick Exploration Retainer Ventures (via the Venture coffer icon1.png  Venture Coffer lootbox).

These last ones have an untradeable equivalent that can be bought on the Mog Station for real money and produce the same colors.

Usage

To dye a piece of armor, click on the Dye icon in the Actions & Traits menu or by right-clicking the desired icon and selecting the Dye option.

  • Dyes can be removed from armor by using the item named Terebinth icon1.png  Terebinth, bought from a dye vendor.