Electric Violet

HEX #8F00FF / RGB (143, 0, 255)

Electric Purple Gemstone

What is Electric Violet Color?

Electric Violet (Hex code: 8F00FF) Thumbnail

Electric Violet has the hex code #8F00FF. The equivalent RGB values are (143, 0, 255), which means it is composed of 36% red, 0% green and 64% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:44 M:100 Y:0 K:0. In the HSV/HSB scale, Electric Violet has a hue of 274°, 100% saturation and a brightness value of 100%.
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.

Electric Violet color is not included in the web list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, electric violet can be applied to web pages with its hex code, RGB and/or HSL values. Please note that the CMYK numbers listed on this page have been derived from the hexadecimal code using known formulae and are only approximates.

Electric Violet Color Codes

Hex Code#8F00FF
RGB Values(143, 0, 255)
CMYK Values(44%, 100%, 0%, 0%)
HSV/HSB Values(274°, 100%, 100%)
Closest Web Safe#9900FF
Inverse Color#70FF00 [Bright Green]
Closest Pantone®2592 C
Closest RAL4008 [Signal violet]
Complementary Color#70FF00 [Bright Green]
Electric Violet Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#858585
Weighted Average (Most Common)#474747
Weighted Average (Luma)#313131
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#757575

Electric Violet Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 8F00FF. Complementary color is 70FF00

Complementary Palette

The complement of Electric Violet is Bright Green with the hex code #70FF00. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #8F00FF color is offered by #70FF00. 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.

Analogous color palette with (8F00FF, FF00F0 and 0F00FF)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Electric Violet (#8F00FF) are Fuchsia (#FF00F0) and Blue (#0F00FF). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Electric 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.

Split Complementary color palette with (8F00FF, F0FF00 and 00FF0F)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Electric Violet (#8F00FF) are #F0FF00 (Lemon Glacier) and #00FF0F (Electric Green). 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.

Triadic color palette with (8F00FF, FF8F00 and 00FF8F)

Triadic Palette

Electric Violet triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #FF8F00 (Dark Orange) and #00FF8F (Medium Spring Green) along with #8F00FF create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

Tetradic color palette with (8F00FF, FF8F00, 70FF00 and 0070FF)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Electric Violet has four colors - #FF8F00 (Dark Orange), #70FF00 (Bright Green) and #0070FF (Brandeis Blue) in addition to the base color (#8F00FF). 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.

Square color palette with (8F00FF, FF0F00, 70FF00 and 00F0FF)

Square Palette

Electric Violet square color palette has #FF0F00 (Candy Apple Red), #70FF00 (Bright Green) and #00F0FF (Aqua). 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.

Rainbow color

Electric Violet Color Rainbow Palette

Our Electric 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.

Tints, Tones & Shades of Electric Violet Color


  • Transparent A533FF#A533FF
  • Transparent B14DFF#B14DFF
  • Transparent BC66FF#BC66FF
  • Transparent C780FF#C780FF
  • Transparent D299FF#D299FF
  • Transparent DDB3FF#DDB3FF
  • Transparent E9CCFF#E9CCFF
  • Transparent F4E6FF#F4E6FF


  • Transparent 8C1AE6#8C1AE6
  • Transparent 8B26D9#8B26D9
  • Transparent 8933CC#8933CC
  • Transparent 8840C0#8840C0
  • Transparent 864DB3#864DB3
  • Transparent 855AA6#855AA6
  • Transparent 836699#836699
  • Transparent 82738D#82738D


  • Transparent 7200CC#7200CC
  • Transparent 6400B3#6400B3
  • Transparent 560099#560099
  • Transparent 480080#480080
  • Transparent 390066#390066
  • Transparent 2B004D#2B004D
  • Transparent 1D0033#1D0033
  • Transparent 0E001A#0E001A

Electric Violet Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Electric Violet Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Electric Violet Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Electric Violet Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Electric Violet Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Electric Violet Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Electric Violet Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Electric Violet Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Electric Violet Plaid Pattern

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