Use colors in Minecraft messages

In this tutorial on Minecraft, we will see how to use color codes and text formatting to create beautiful messages in-game!

Minecraft Color Codes

To add colors in your messages (chat, motd, etc.), you must use color codes that start with the symbol & or § followed by a letter or number:

  • &0 - Black
  • &1 - Dark Blue
  • &2 - Dark Green
  • &3 - Dark Aqua
  • &4 - Dark Red
  • &5 - Dark Purple
  • &6 - Gold
  • &7 - Gray
  • &8 - Dark Gray
  • &9 - Blue
  • &A - Green
  • &B - Aqua
  • &C - Red
  • &D - Light Purple
  • &E - Yellow
  • &F - White

Text Formatting

  • &M - Strikethrough
  • &N - Underline
  • &L - Bold
  • &K - Random
  • &0 - Italic

Usage

To use the codes, add them in your message.

Example:

&LWelcome on &9&NMinecraft Server