Helpful Minecraft Color Codes and Format Codes

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If you’re looking for Minecraft color codes, look no further. We’re sharing a list of Minecraft color codes as well as Minecraft format codes that you can use in chat as well as for game commands.

In case you didn’t know, color codes can be used to change the color of text within the game. It can also be used when assigning team colors, and more.

Format codes can be used to modify how text within the game appears (such as bold or italic).

Minecraft Color Codes

Scroll to the end of the table if you need definitions for the different names (such as MOTD code).

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Color & NameChat CodeMOTD CodeDecimalHex Code
Black (black)§0\u00A700#000000
Color & NameChat CodeMOTD CodeDecimalHex Code
Dark Gray (dark_gray)§8\u00A785592405#555555
Color & NameChat CodeMOTD CodeDecimalHex Code
Gray
(gray)
§7\u00A7711184810#AAAAAA
Color & NameChat CodeMOTD CodeDecimalHex Code
White
(white)
§f\u00A7f16777215#FFFFFF
Color & NameChat CodeMOTD CodeDecimalHex Code
Dark Purple
(dark_purple)
§5\u00A7511141290#AA00AA
Color & NameChat CodeMOTD CodeDecimalHex Code
Light Purple
(light_purple)
§d\u00A7d16733695#FF55FF
Color & NameChat CodeMOTD CodeDecimalHex Code
Blue
(blue)
§9\u00A795592575#5555FF
Color & NameChat CodeMOTD CodeDecimalHex Code
Dark Blue
(dark_blue)
§1\u00A71170#0000AA
Color & NameChat CodeMOTD CodeDecimalHex Code
Dark Aqua
(dark_aqua)
§3\u00A7343690#00AAAA
Color & NameChat CodeMOTD CodeDecimalHex Code
Aqua
(aqua)
§b\u00A7b5636095#55FFFF
Color & NameChat CodeMOTD CodeDecimalHex Code
Green
(green)
§a\u00A7a5635925#55FF55
Color & NameChat CodeMOTD CodeDecimalHex Code
Dark Green
(dark_green)
§2\u00A7243520#00AA00
Color & NameChat CodeMOTD CodeDecimalHex Code
Yellow
(yellow)
§e\u00A7e16777045#FFFF55
Color & NameChat CodeMOTD CodeDecimalHex Code
Gold
(gold)
§6\u00A7616755200#FFAA00
Color & NameChat CodeMOTD CodeDecimalHex Code
Red
(red)
§c\u00A7c16733525#FF5555
Color & NameChat CodeMOTD CodeDecimalHex Code
Dark Red
(dark_red)
§4\u00A7411141120AA0000

Table Definitions

Below are the definitions for the items included in the table:

  • Color & Name: the color name and the name for the color in Minecraft.
  • Chat Code: the code for the chat color.
  • MOTD Code: the code for the “message of the day.”
  • Decimal: the decimal value for the color.
  • Hex Code: the hexadecimal value for the color.

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Minecraft Format Codes

As mentioned earlier, here are the Minecraft format codes. Use these codes to make your text bold, to underline text and more.

DescriptionChat CodeMOTD Code
Obfuscated§k\u00A7k
Bold§l\u00A7l
Strikethrough§m\u00A7m
Underline§n\u00A7n
Italic§o\u00A7o
Reset the default color§r\u00A7r
Minecraft color codes chart

We hope you’ve found this complete list of Minecraft color codes and format codes helpful. Happy gaming!

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