A cartoon-styled bomb, depicted as a black ball with a burning fuse.
Commonly used for various figurative bombs or explosions, e.g., slang bomb, a “home run” in baseball or softball; "excellent" or "attractive." Sometimes applied in contexts of war, weapons, or violence.
Earlier designs from SoftBank and au by KDDI animated the bomb as exploding.
📅 Bomb was approved as part of Unicode 6.0 in 2010
and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.