They come in two broad varieties:
- short and stubby with an upward/inward curve, as in the emoticon: 😈 Common in simple illustrations and comedy. Similar to cow horns.
- long with elaborate curvature. Common in complex illustrations. Frequently resemble sheep or goat horns, including a bumpy, textured surface. Alternately, they may appear smooth and metallic.
In both versions, the horns are usually attached to the sides or top of the head. This is in contrast to oni horns, which are usually attached to the forehead.