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Dark Violet Color

HEX #9400D3 / RGB (148, 0, 211)

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What is Dark Violet Color?

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Dark Violet has the hex code #9400D3. The equivalent RGB values are (148, 0, 211), which means it is composed of 41% red, 0% green and 59% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:30 M:100 Y:0 K:17. In the HSV/HSB scale, Dark Violet has a hue of 282°, 100% saturation and a brightness value of 83%.
Details of other color codes including equivalent web safe and HTML & CSS colors are given in the table below. Also listed are the closest Pantone® (PMS) and RAL colors.

Dark Violet is included in the web colors list which means it can be used in HTML and CSS code with its name, "DarkViolet", in addition to hex, RGB, CMYK and HSB values.

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Dark Violet Color Codes

Hex Code#9400D3
RGB Values(148, 0, 211)
CMYK Values(30%, 100%, 0%, 17%)
HSV/HSB Values(282°, 100%, 83%)
Closest Web Safe#9900CC
Inverse Color#6BFF2C [Spring Frost]
Closest Pantone®2592 C
Closest RAL4006 [Traffic purple]
Complementary Color#3FD300 [Harlequin Green]
Dark Violet Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#787878
Weighted Average (Most Common)#444444
Weighted Average (Luma)#2F2F2F
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#737373

Dark Violet Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 9400D3. Complementary color is 3FD300

Complementary Palette

The complement of Dark Violet is Harlequin Green with the hex code #3FD300. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #9400D3 color is offered by #3FD300. The complementary color palette is easiest to use and work with. Studies have shown that contrasting color palette is the best way to grab a viewer's attention.

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Analogous color palette with (9400D3, D300A9 and 2A00D3)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Dark Violet (#9400D3) are Fashion Fuchsia (#D300A9) and Interdimensional Blue (#2A00D3). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Dark Violet with a 30° separation on either side. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

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Split Complementary color palette with (9400D3, A9D300 and 00D32B)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Dark Violet (#9400D3) are #A9D300 (Vivid Lime Green) and #00D32B (Vivid Malachite). A split-complementary color palette consists of the main color along with those on either side (30°) of the complementary color. Based on our research, usage of split-complementary palettes is on the rise online, especially in graphics and web sites designs. It may be because it is not as contrasting as the complementary color palette and, hence, results in a combination which is pleasant to the eyes.

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Triadic color palette with (9400D3, D39400 and 00D394)

Triadic Palette

Dark Violet triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #D39400 (Harvest Gold) and #00D394 (Caribbean Green) along with #9400D3 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

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Tetradic color palette with (9400D3, D39400, 3FD300 and 003FD3)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Dark Violet has four colors - #D39400 (Harvest Gold), #3FD300 (Harlequin Green) and #003FD3 (Absolute Zero (Crayola)) in addition to the base color (#9400D3). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors slightly to achieve desired results.

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Square color palette with (9400D3, D32B00, 3FD300 and 00A9D3)

Square Palette

Dark Violet square color palette has #D32B00 (Sinopia), #3FD300 (Harlequin Green) and #00A9D3 (Rich Electric Blue). Quite like triadic, the hues in a square palette are at the maximum distance from each other, which is 90°.
Note: For several colors purposes, a square palette may look much better than the tetrad color palette.

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Rainbow color

Dark Violet Color Rainbow Palette

Our Dark Violet rainbow color palette is based on the RGB model and consists of 7 colors, just like the traditional rainbow. You might not see a lot of variation in color, especially if the chosen color is dark or extremely light. However, this can lead interesting rainbow palettes that are faded, soft, pastel or dull.

9400D3 D3005D D35700 9AD300 00D31B 00D3D0 0021D3

Tints, Tones & Shades of Dark Violet Color


  • Transparent A933DCA933DC
  • Transparent B44DE0B44DE0
  • Transparent BF66E5BF66E5
  • Transparent CA80E9CA80E9
  • Transparent D499EDD499ED
  • Transparent DFB3F2DFB3F2
  • Transparent EACCF6EACCF6
  • Transparent F4E6FBF4E6FB


  • Transparent 901AC2901AC2
  • Transparent 8E26BA8E26BA
  • Transparent 8C33B28C33B2
  • Transparent 8A40AA8A40AA
  • Transparent 884DA1884DA1
  • Transparent 865A99865A99
  • Transparent 846691846691
  • Transparent 827388827388


  • Transparent 7600A97600A9
  • Transparent 680094680094
  • Transparent 59007F59007F
  • Transparent 4A006A4A006A
  • Transparent 3B00543B0054
  • Transparent 2C003F2C003F
  • Transparent 1E002A1E002A
  • Transparent 0F00150F0015

Dark Violet Color Patterns

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    Dark Violet Gingham Checks

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    Dark Violet Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Dark Violet Polka Dots Pattern

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    Dark Violet Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Violet Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Violet Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Violet Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Violet Plaid Pattern

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