Watch out from above, torpedo incoming. Bullet Bill is now a item hazard, making him a lethal item. Sakurai confirmed this today through the daily Smash Bros update. No deep explanation was given on how Bullet Bill will actually do, but it’s probable that he will somehow explode and can be thrown as a item, just like the Sentex Bomb. As the Bullet Bill is just waiting their for the item to be picked up, the mentioned previous theory is very likely. It looks like Mega Man is scrambling to not get hit! Here’s what Mr. Sakurai had to say today on Miiverse:
Pic of the day. Bullet Bill here is an item. Can you guess what happens when you use it?