Dye Ampoules

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For the different types dye palettes, see Dye Palettes.

Dye Ampoules are used to recolor a piece of equipment. One Dye Ampoule can be used to dye one part out of a maximum of three parts on an equipment. Dye Ampoules may be obtained from Gachapons, Advanced Play, or directly from the Item Shop.

Dye Ampoule

An example of a regular Dye Ampoule color pool. For more color pools, go here.
Inventory icon of Dye Ampoule

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You can paint a single part on an item with this ampoule. It disappears after a single use.

  • Dye Ampoules can be obtained from Premium Service, or for 990 NX in the Item Shop.
    • Dye Ampoules obtained from Premium Service's Advanced Play expire after seven days.
  • Dye Ampoules do not have a fixed color.
    • To use a Dye Ampoule, one must play a mini-game to select 5 colors from a color pool.
      • Pick the part you wish to dye and then click 'Pick Colors' to start the selection process.
        • During the dyeing process, you have a short time to move the mouse to a set of 5 colors, and then you can choose whether to dye with the current 5 colors or to retry. One of the colors selected will be applied on the region of the cloth selected.
          • The cursor will be fixed into 5 randomized locations, where 1 of the cursors will be the center and the other 4 close by.
          • If you are not satisfied with the color pool or the selection you have made, you may click 'Cancel' at any time after starting the selection process to restart the mini-game.
          • Alternatively, you may also click the section button to refresh both before and after starting the color selection process.
        • Since the color pool is automatically set when you select the equipment part to dye and not when you click 'Pick Colors', one is encouraged to spending some time studying the color pool before the mini-game.
        • You can change the color pool by switching back and forth between the possible parts on the equipment.
  • The color pool given for cloth versus leather is different; the leather color pool consists mostly of various brown colors, where as the cloth color pool consist of many different colors.
  • There are multiple other palettes besides cloth and leather. One is a Nylon Palette which, similar to cloth, does have true white and black pixels. However, white will react the same was as leather, in the way it will appear silver instead of white.
    • Another palette, called the Pixie Palette by players, does not contain true white or black, and gets its name from the pixie-like shades, none of which ever appearing too dark.
      • More often than not, the colors presented in the icon are much lighter once they are equipped when compared to the item icon.
    • To obtain a true red on either cloth or leather, one must obtain a Red Dye Ampoule.
  • Dye Ampoules cannot be used on metal parts of equipment. For Metal Dye Ampoule, click here.

Metal Dye Ampoule

An example of a Metal Dye Ampoule color pool. For more color pools, go here.
Inventory icon of Metal Dye Ampoule

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This dye ampoule is used to change the color for the metallic parts of weapons and armor; just like Dye Ampoules, this item enables you to change the color of a single part of an item.

  • A Metal Dye Ampoule is similar to a regular Dye Ampoule, but can only be used to dye metal parts of equipment.
  • Metal Dye Ampoules can be obtained from Premium Service, or for 990 NX in the Item Shop.
    • Metal Dye Ampoules obtained from Premium Service's Advanced Play expire after seven days.
    • The dyeing process of a Metal Dye Ampoule is similar to that of a regular Dye Ampoule, but you will receive different color pools for different types of equipment.
      • The color pool for armors is made primarily of shades of gray and desaturated reds, blues, and greens with one-pixel areas of almost black and white.
      • The color pool for blades is made up almost entirely of middle shades of gray.
      • The color pool for hilts of a weapon is the most colorful, but still predominately yellow, gray, and blue.
    • Note that Metal Dye Ampoules obtained from Advanced Play and Ampoules obtained from the Item Shop have different inventory icons.

Color Metal Dye Ampoule

An example of the color wheel when using a Color Metal Dye Ampoule
Inventory icon of Color Metal Dye Ampoule

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Spin a wheel to receive a Color Metal Dye. You may change the wheel twice, but you must use the third wheel color palette.

  • Despite being a Dye Ampoule, it does not actually dye anything.
  • Color Metal Dye Ampoules can be obtained from the Item Shop for 3,000 NX.
  • When you use it, you are given a color wheel where you are able to spin for a randomly selected color.
    • You can change the color wheel up to 3 times to find the colors you want, after the third time, you must spin the wheel.
      • Spinning the wheel after using it will not allow you to change the color wheel.
  • If you land on the rainbow colored slot, you will obtain a random flashy Fixed Color Metal Dye Ampoule.
  • After finishing, you will be given a Fixed Color Metal Dye Ampoule with the color chosen from the Color Metal Dye Ampoule's color wheel.
  • It may appear brighter or darker, depending on the color chosen.

Fixed Color Metal Dye Ampoule

Inventory icon of Fixed Color Metal Dye Ampoule

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With this metal dye ampoule, you can paint a single part of an item with a designated color. The part is dyed to the designated color unlike regular dye ampoules. It disappears after a single use.

  • A Fixed Color Metal Dye Ampoule has a fixed color that cannot be changed.
    • Gold and Red are the same shades as the blacksmithing skill's finishing colors.
  • A Fixed Color Metal Dye Ampoule can only be used on metals. See the Fixed Dye Ampoule section above for dyes used on other materials.
  • Unlike regular Metal Dye Ampoules, it is possible to get a 'flashing' dye. See Fixed (Flashing) Color Dye Ampoules for more details and varieties.

Fixed (Flashing) Color Metal Dye Ampoules

  • Obtained from Gachapons and Events.
  • When used on equipment, much like the Fixed Color Metal Dye Ampoule, it dyes the color of the dye ampoule on to the equipment.

Fixed Color Dye Ampoule

Inventory icon of Dye Ampoule

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With this ampoule, you can paint a single part of an item with a designated color. The part is dyed to the designated color unlike regular dye ampoules. It disappears after a single use.

  • Fixed Color Dye Ampoules can be obtained from Tin, Ffion, Meriel, or Vena after Rebirthing a character, Fixed Dye Gachapon for 800 NX in the Item Shop, or Synthesis (recipe).
    • You must select "Rebirth at (respective race location)" at the Rebirth screen to be able to talk to the corresponding NPC.
      • As of the New Beginnings update, you need to rebirth into an Ace Talent to receive a Fixed Color Dye Ampoule from the NPC's. (This costs 39 Pons).
  • A Fixed Color Dye Ampoule has a fixed color that cannot be changed.
    • A Fixed Color Dye Ampoule will dye the same color on both leather and cloth.
  • A Fixed Color Dye Ampoule cannot be used on metals. See the Fixed Metal Dye Ampoule section for dyes used on metals.
    • A Fixed Color Dye Ampoule also cannot be used on the cloth/leather sections of armors.
  • Unlike regular Dye Ampoules, it is possible to get a 'flashing' dye. See Fixed (Flashing) Color Dye Ampoules for more details and varieties.

Red Dye Ampoule

Inventory icon of Red Dye Ampoule

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You can paint a single part of an item red with this ampoule. It disappears after a single use

Black Dye Ampoule

Inventory icon of Black Dye Ampoule

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You can paint a single part of an item black with this ampoule. It disappears after a single use

Fixed (Flashing) Color Dye Ampoules

  • Some fixed dye ampoules, given by Tin, Ffion, Vena, and Meriel, contain flashing sequences.
    • Obtaining them from a Fixed Dye Gachapon is known to be the least tried method of getting a flashing dye ampoule.
  • When used on equipment, much like the Fixed Color Dye Ampoule, it dyes the color of the dye ampoule on to the equipment.
  • Same as the Fixed Color Dye Ampoule, it can only be used on leather and cloth.
  • Different NPCs give different flashing color dye ampoules.

Spirit Weapon Custom Color Dye Ampoule

Inventory icon of Spirit Weapon Custom Color Dye Ampoule

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With this ampoule, you can paint a single part of a Spirit Weapon a designated color. The part is dyed to the designated color unlike regular dye ampoules. It disappears after a single use.

  • This dye can change the color of any dyeable part of a Spirit Weapon, regardless of the type of dye required for each part during a regular use.
  • Functions similarly to a Fixed Color Dye Ampoule, it dyes the color of the dye ampoule onto the equipment.
  • They can be used on parts of a weapon that may not be dyeable in regular situations. (Ex. Butcher Knife's Handle)

Fixed (Flashing) Color Dye Ampoules

Mini Dye Ampoule

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An ampoule that lets you dye part of a mini puppet. Disappears after one use.

  • Can be obtained from the Seal Merchant on Fridays for 12 Adventurer Seals.
  • A dye that is used to change the color of different parts of a marionette.
  • It is similar to the Dye Ampoule in that it requires the user to select four points on the Dye Palette mini-game.

Wand Custom Color Dye Ampoule

Inventory icon of Wand Custom Color Dye Ampoule

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With this ampoule, you can paint a single part of a Wand a designated color. The part is dyed the designated color unlike regular dye ampoules, it disappears after a single use.

  • A dye that is used to change the color of different parts of a Wand.

Instrument Fixed Dye Ampoule

Inventory icon of Instrument Fixed Dye Ampoule

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With this ampoule, you can paint a single part of an instrument a designated color. The color can be chosen, unlike with regular dye ampoules. It disappears after a single use.

  • A dye that is used to change the color of different parts of an Instrument.