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๐Ÿง› Vampire emoji

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What does ๐Ÿง› Vampire emoji mean?

The Vampire emoji ๐Ÿง›ย  depicts a classic vampire with fangs and a black cape with a high, red-lined collar.

Vampires are a very popular fantasy creature and the Vampire emoji ๐Ÿง› is frequently used alongside mentions of them, especially around Halloween. The Vampire emoji ๐Ÿง› is also used more generally for various spooky topics.

Related words

๐Ÿฉธ Drop of Blood emoji, ๐Ÿ’€ Skull emoji, ๐ŸŽƒย Jack-O'-Lantern emoji, ๐ŸงŸ Zombie emoji, ๐Ÿฆ‡ Bat emoji, โšฐ๏ธ Coffin emoji

Where does ๐Ÿง› Vampire emoji come from?

The Vampire emoji ๐Ÿง› was approved under Unicode 10.0 in 2017. On most major platforms, Vampire emoji ๐Ÿง› displays as a gender-inclusive depiction of a classic vampire and has yellow skin and dark hair. The Vampire emoji ๐Ÿง› can come in a variety of skin tones and has male and female options.

The Vampire emoji ๐Ÿง› was originally proposed alongside a variety of other staple fantasy characters, including the zombie and werewolf. The proposal cited the vampire as the second most popular fantasy character after the fairy. The fairy and zombie are also now represented as emoji: Zombie ๐ŸงŸ and Fairy ๐Ÿงš.

The Vampire emoji ๐Ÿง› sees frequent use referring to both vampires in general as well as specific vampire characters in popular culture, such as Dracula, Edward Cullen, the Count from Sesame Street, Count Chocula, and tons more. The emoji is also used in the context of shows about vampires, such as Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

Examples of ๐Ÿง› Vampire emoji

This movie is a classic. It made me love vampires ๐Ÿง› but only if theyโ€™re sexy
@karinawhite90, December 10, 2017
๐ŸŽƒ Confession: I love the Monster Mash. ๐Ÿง›โ€โ™€๏ธ ๐Ÿคทโ€โ™€๏ธ
@Erin_Christy, October 3, 2020

Who uses ๐Ÿง› Vampire emoji?

Many other scary emoji are often used alongside Vampire emoji ๐Ÿง› such as the Bat ๐Ÿฆ‡ and Coffin โšฐ๏ธ emoji. These spooky emoji are also highly likely to appear alongside the Vampire emoji ๐Ÿง›ย  during October for Halloween.

Besides referring to vampires and other fantasy creatures as well as evoking a spine-tingling atmosphere, the Vampire emoji ๐Ÿง› is also sometimes used in bad vampire-related puns and jokes or to accuse someone of looking like a vampire.ย 

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