The Bomb is an item used as a weapon and a tool in Adventure Mode. After it is thrown, it has a timer of approximately 4 seconds before it explodes.

Bomb Image

Bomb Hotbar Icon

  • Ammo Type N/A
  • Firing Rate N/A
  • Recoil 1-2 Blocks
  • Range 1-3 Blocks
  • Damage 5 Hearts (20 Hitpoints)

Weapon Use

When used as a weapon, the Bomb deals 5 full hearts (20 hitpoints) of damage to any mob or player that is standing in point-blank range. Furthermore, it will release smoke particles, and has a knockback effect of 1-2 blocks.

Tool Use

When used as a tool, the Bomb can destroy Cracked Cobblestone and Cracked Stone, at a range of up to 3 blocks, depending on where it lands after thrown.

Throwing a Bomb at a breakable wall

Throwing a Bomb at a wall made of Cracked Stone and Cracked Cobblestone

Bomb exploding at a breakable wall

After 4 seconds, the Bomb explodes, taking a portion of the Cracked Stone and Cracked Cobblestone with it


There is a trick called "bomb jumping", which sacrifices a player's health in exchange for covering a massive distance. The damage taken can be reduced when using the Umbrella, which reduces fall damage.