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True Black Color

HEX #0A0B0B / RGB (10, 11, 11)

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What is True Black Color?

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True Black has the hex code #0A0B0B. The equivalent RGB values are (10, 11, 11), which means it is composed of 31% red, 34% green and 34% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:9 M:0 Y:0 K:96. In the HSV/HSB scale, True Black has a hue of 180°, 9% saturation and a brightness value of 4%.
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.

True Black color is not included in the web list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, true black 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.

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True Black Color Codes

Hex Code#0A0B0B
RGB Values(10, 11, 11)
CMYK Values(9%, 0%, 0%, 96%)
HSV/HSB Values(180°, 9%, 4%)
Closest Web Safe#000000
Inverse Color#F5F4F4 [Cultured]
Closest Pantone®Black 6 C
Closest RAL9005 [Jet black]
Complementary Color#0B0A0A [Vampire Black]
True Black Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#0B0B0B
Weighted Average (Most Common)#0B0B0B
Weighted Average (Luma)#0B0B0B
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#383838

True Black Color Palettes

True Black is too dark to display its color palettes.
Complementary color palette of 0A0B0B. Complementary color is 0B0A0A

Complementary Palette

The complement of True Black is Vampire Black with the hex code #0B0A0A. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #0A0B0B color is offered by #0B0A0A. 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 (0A0B0B, 0A0B0B and 0A0B0B)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of True Black (#0A0B0B) are Vampire Black (#0A0B0B) and Vampire Black (#0A0B0B). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of True Black 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.

0A0B0B 0A0B0B 0A0B0B
Split Complementary color palette with (0A0B0B, 0B0A0B and 0B0B0A)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of True Black (#0A0B0B) are #0B0A0B (Vampire Black) and #0B0B0A (Vampire Black). 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.

0A0B0B 0B0A0B 0B0B0A
Triadic color palette with (0A0B0B, 0B0A0B and 0B0B0A)

Triadic Palette

True Black triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #0B0A0B (Vampire Black) and #0B0B0A (Vampire Black) along with #0A0B0B create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

0A0B0B 0B0A0B 0B0B0A
Tetradic color palette with (0A0B0B, 0B0A0B, 0B0A0A and 0A0B0A)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of True Black has four colors - #0B0A0B (Vampire Black), #0B0A0A (Vampire Black) and #0A0B0A (Vampire Black) in addition to the base color (#0A0B0B). 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.

0A0B0B 0B0A0B 0B0A0A 0A0B0A
Square color palette with (0A0B0B, 0B0A0B, 0B0A0A and 0B0B0A)

Square Palette

True Black square color palette has #0B0A0B (Vampire Black), #0B0A0A (Vampire Black) and #0B0B0A (Vampire Black). 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.

0A0B0B 0B0A0B 0B0A0A 0B0B0A
Rainbow color

True Black Color Rainbow Palette

Our True Black 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of True Black Color


  • Transparent 3B3C3C3B3C3C
  • Transparent 545454545454
  • Transparent 6C6D6D6C6D6D
  • Transparent 858585858585
  • Transparent 9D9D9D9D9D9D
  • Transparent B6B6B6B6B6B6
  • Transparent CECECECECECE
  • Transparent E7E7E7E7E7E7


  • Transparent 222222222222
  • Transparent 2D2E2E2D2E2E
  • Transparent 393A3A393A3A
  • Transparent 454646454646
  • Transparent 515151515151
  • Transparent 5D5D5D5D5D5D
  • Transparent 686969686969
  • Transparent 747474747474


  • Transparent 080909080909
  • Transparent 070808070808
  • Transparent 060707060707
  • Transparent 050606050606
  • Transparent 040404040404
  • Transparent 030303030303
  • Transparent 020202020202
  • Transparent 010101010101

True Black Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    True Black Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    True Black Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    True Black Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    True Black Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    True Black Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    True Black Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    True Black Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    True Black Plaid Pattern

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