How To Dye Chocobo Ffxiv? Quick and easy steps

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In Final Fantasy 14, you can change the color of your Chocobo FFXIV. In this article, we are taking a look at how to dye Chocobo Ffxiv.

After a player hits level 14, they can change the color of their Chocobo. Players can have their own Chocobo mount once they reach this level of the game.

At this level, they will have unlocked the “My Little Chocobo” side quest. Unlike the main story quest, this side quest is assigned to them by one of the officers from their home city-state.

Furthermore, after they surpass level 30, they can summon their Chocobo into any battle.

Can you dye a Chocobo?

Before we look at how to dye Chocobo Ffxiv, let us answer whether or not you can dye the Chocobo in the first place.

Yes, you can dye your Chocobo. However, to do this, you must be able to stable and train your Chocobo. When will you know that you can dye your Chocobo?

After players complete level 30, they can dye their Chocobo. However, after level 30, they must complete the questline “My Feisty Little Chocobo.” This side quest starts at Docette in Camp Tranquil.

How to dye Chocobo ffxiv?

The below article explains how to dye Chocobo Ffxiv.

·     After you have completed the side quest, navigate to

·     You should be able to see the following screen.

·     From the Current Colour Box, select the current color of your Chocobo.

·     By default, the color of your Chocobo is set to “Desert Yellow.”

·     From the Desired Colour box, select the color you want your Chocobo to have.

·     After you have decided which color you want for your Chocobo hit the Calculate button. This will show you information regarding the color you have selected.

·     From the information screen, you have to note the dye fruit requirement to get the desired Chocobo color.

·     For instance, if you want to switch the color of your Chocobo from Desert Yellow to Snow White, you will need 5x Cieldalaes Pineapple, 13x Valfruit, 16x Doman Plum.

·     Write down the dye fruit requirement.

·     Now, navigate to the “View Feeding Order” window.

·     This will open a window like the one you see below.

This list shows you the exact feeding order in which you need to feed the dry fruit to your Chocobo to get that same color you desire.

Now you know how to dye Chocobo Ffxiv.

Do not freak out if you mistakenly feed your Chocobo a Doman Plum when in fact, you were supposed to feed him a Valfruit.

If you mistake once or twice, you will still manage to get the desired color. However, try to minimize making this mistake.

Can you change Chocobo color without a house?

Dye Chocobo Ffxiv

Unfortunately, no. You cannot change the default color of your Chocobo to a different color if you do not have a house, an apartment building, a stable, or a grant.

This is because, to change the color of your Chocobo, you must place them in a Chocobo Stable. Unless you do so, you cannot change the color of your Chocobo.

A player needs to buy the dry fruits from a Market Board, and they can also procure the fruits from an Allied Seals Trade fair. However, a Chocobo Stable is required to feed them the dry fruits.

Even if a player does not own a house, they must belong to a Free Company that owns a home, a grant, or a stable.

Now you know how to dye Chocobo Ffxiv and your own Chocobo companion.

How do I customize my Chocobo?

How do I customize my Chocobo

Now that you know how to dye Chocobo Ffxiv, it is time for us to look at how to customize your Chocobo.

You can customize your Chocobo. But to do so, you must have unlocked the Chocobo rental service at Wiz’s Chocobo Post. Once you do this, you will be able to customize and color your Chocobo.

After your customization is complete, you will still need to pay a rental fee whenever you ride it, but you get the satisfaction of how it looks.

As mentioned earlier, you can customize Chocobo only at the Chocobo Post.

You need to look for a female standing between the stables and the Wiz. Go near her, and talk to her. From here, you can collect new greens for your seed and also customize your Chocobo.

Pick a customization option. From here, you can also change the name of your steed.

To change the feather colors of your Chocobo to new feathers, you will need to play different games, races, and quests for Wiz.

The ultimate customization option allows you to attach medals to your Chocobo.

The basic medal is, of course, the Replica Medal. But as you participate in more and more races and quests, you will have to access more and more medals that you can attach to your Chocobo.

Best Chocobo colors ffxiv

How To Dye Chocobo Ffxiv

You already know how to dye Chocobo Ffxiv. Now let us look at the best Chocobo colors Ffxiv.

There are several colors that you can pick for your Chocobo Ffxiv. There are many rare colors and some standard colors.

Any Chocobo Expert will tell you that Snow White and Soot Black are the rarest colors for any Chocobo.

However, as all Chocobo colors require almost the same items, they are pretty much the same.

Along with plain White and Black, there are other colors available, such as the ugly Brown and Flashy Yellow.

However, if you want yellow as your Chocobo color, you should reconsider sticking to the default Desert Yellow.

As mentioned earlier, there are a lot of beautiful colors available for Chocobo. Here are the names of some of them – Gloom Purple, Grape Purple, Lotus Pink, Acorn Brown, Apple Green, Ash Grey, Bark Brown, Blood Red, Han Lemon, Bone White, Cactuar Green, Charcoal Grey, Distant Blood Red, Royal Blue, Chestnut Brown, Xelphatol Apple, Colibri Pink, Hunt Billmaster, Honey Yellow, Woad Blue, UI Brown, Mamook Pear, Ice Blue, Slate Grey, Lime Green, Marsh Green, and many others. 

You can check the available colors for your Chocobo by checking this site – Use dropbox to navigate all the available colors.

After you land on this website, you will see a Ffxiv Chocobo color calculator at the bottom corner of your screen. The calculator gives you a feeding list with minor fruit usage.

Can you make your Chocobo to be the new dye color?

Can you make your Chocobo the new dye colors

After you pick the color in the game world you want for your Chocobo, it is time to see the feeding order in which you need to feed the dry fruits to them.

Once you have the dye fruits, you need to feed your Chocobo to get your desired color.

It is time to get your Chocobo inside the Stable, and you need to feed your Chocobo the dye fruits in the exact quantity and sequence to get your desired color.

Once you have fed your Chocobo all the dye fruits mentioned on the website, it will start to change the color of its plume.

Let us take a look at the snacks feeding process. Also, you can get a list of which dye fruits to feed your Chocobo from the Colour Calculator.

It takes roughly 6 hours (Earth Time) for the color transformation to complete. Depending on the snacks (Chocobo Food) you fed to your Chocobo, its color will change accordingly.

Also, it would be best if you placed your Chocobo inside the Stable for the color to change accordingly. 

After the new color on the Chocobo is stable, players can start feeding it fresh snacks.

Each snack will alter the RGB values of the color accordingly.

According to the sequence, after the first snack has been fed to the Chocobo, all the other snacks must be fed within 6 hours.

Now you know the entire color change process for your Chocobo.

Unfortunately, Players will only be able to see the new color of their Chocobo only after six hours have passed, and the color will not change in real-time.

If they fed the snacks in the correct order, their Chocobo would have the desired color.


In this article, we took a look at how to dye Chocobo Ffxiv. In conclusion, know that you can only dye Chocobo Ffxiv after hitting level 30 and completing the side quest “My Little Chocobo.”

If you are new to Final Fantasy XIV and have never changed the color of your Chocobo Ffxiv, do not worry. Visit this site to check all the available colors that you can have for your Chocobo Ffxiv

Once you have decided what color you want for your Chocobo Ffxiv, you must feed the snacks to your Chocobo in the exact order.

Also, you cannot dye Chocobo Ffxiv unless you place them inside a Chocobo stable first.

The process of changing color is the same for Fat Chocobos and slim Chocobos alike.

Some unique colors that you can try on your Chocobo are Regal Purple, Coral Pink, Square Enix. These colors will also suit the color of your mount.

Let us know if you have any further confusion regarding how to change the color of Chocobo in the comment section.

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