Dye Crafting

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Dye crafting is a skill that allows players to create dyes of various colors for use with bone, infernal, and dragon armor sets.

How to craft

Dye crafting can begin at a laboratory, or you can use the crafting icon (3rd icon from the right at the top of the main Rise of Agon screen)

Before getting started making any dyes, make sure you already have the components listed in step 4, as well as the specific pigment for the dye you wish to create!

Basic Color Base (Level 1)

1. Click on the Dye Crafting button

Dye Crafting Screen

2. Open the Color Bases section

Dye Crafting with Basic Color Base Highlighted

3. Select Color Base. New players will first start with Color Bases, before moving on to Premium at skill level 25, and Exotic at 75.

4. Making one Color Base takes one of each of these components: Hopta Root, Dusk Creeper Mold, Wisp Lichen, Sun Leaf, and Dye Solution. The location to find these items are as follows:

Components for creating Color Base
  • Hopta Root - harvest herb bushes around the mainland.
  • Dusk Creeper Mold - harvest iron ore nodes around the mainland.
  • Wisp Lichen - harvest stone nodes around the mainland.
  • Sun Leaf - harvest trees around the mainland.
  • Dye Solution - available to purchase from the Arcanist at 100 gold per.
  • Alternatively, all of these items are potentially available on the market, for the right price.

5. Select the amount of Color Base you wish to craft, and click the Create button.

6. Open the Dye Section (located just below the Color Bases section).

7. Select the Dye you would like to create. New crafters will have access to 4 different dyes (Apple Green, Bark Brown, Ethereal Cyan, and Grave Grey).

8. Choose the amount of dyes you'd like to create, and click the Create button. Each color base and pigment will create two of that dye.

Premium Color Base (Level 25)

At level 25, players will unlock the ability to make Premium Color Base, as well as the level 25 dyes which use that base.

1. Click on the Dye Crafting Button

2. Open the Color Bases Section

3. Select Premium Color Base.

4. Making one Premium Color Base takes 2 Color Base, 1 Spider Glue, and 10 Fish Oil. The location to find/create these items are as follows:

Premium Color Base components
  • Color Base - follow the guide above for making basic Color Base
  • Spider Glue - found on the corpses of various spiders around Agon
  • Fish Oil - can be processed from raw herring using the Cooking skill, at a rate of 5 herring per one Fish Oil

5.Select the amount of Premium Color Base you wish to craft, and click the Create button.

6. Open the Dye Section

7. Select the Dye you would like to create. As a reminder, Premium Color Base can make level 25 and level 50 dyes.

8. Choose the amount of Premium dyes you'd like to create, and click the Create button. Each premium color base and pigment will create two of that dye.

Exotic Color Base (Level 75)

At level 75, players will unlock the ability to make Exotic Color Base, as well as the level 75 dyes which use that base.

1. Click on the Dye Crafting Button

2. Open the Color Bases Section

3. Select Exotic Color Base.

4. Making one Exotic Color Base takes 1 Premium Color Base, 1 Crog Slime, and 1 Gorra Spit. The location to find/create these items are as follows:

Exotic Color Base components
  • Premium Color Base - follow the guide above for making Premium Color Base
  • Crog Slime - hunt crogs around the world of Agon for their slime
  • Gorra Spit - hunt Gorra Dars and Gorra Slaves to obtain their spit

5.Select the amount of Exotic Color Base you wish to craft, and click the Create button.

6. Open the Dye Section

7. Select the Dye you would like to create. As a reminder, Exotic Color Base can make level 75 and level 100 dyes.

8. Choose the amount of Exotic dyes you'd like to create, and click the Create button. Each exotic color base and pigment will create two of that dye.

An example of some striking red-dyed armor

How to level

Dye Crafting uses the new Research skill. More information can be found on that page.

Dye List

A list of all the dyes found in the game, along with the level required to create them, can be found at the Dye List page.

Notes

In some cases, the option "Dye Crafting" is grayed out, even with the player meeting the requirements. This can be fixed by accessing the laboratory once and clicking dye trading.