Knight of Wands tarot card meaning

Key Meanings (Upright): Energetic, courageous, charming, heroic, fearless, hot-tempered, rebellious, free spirit, hasty, adventurous, warm, confident, exciting, self-assured, brave, open-minded, flirt, travelling, sweeping off the feet

Key Meanings (Reversed): Arrogant, reckless, hyperactive, fearful, controlling but lacking, lack of energy or enthusiasm, show-off, abusive, violent, aggressive, volatile, competitive, lack of self-control, impatient, passive, domineering

Knight of Wands tarot card description

To understand better what the Knight of Wands truly means, we must thoroughly evaluate the image of the card and break down the meaning. The most obvious thing we see in the card is a figure of a knight, proudly sitting on horseback. By the looks of it, we can tell that he is readying himself and the horse to get in action. The knight looks brave as if nothing can faze him easily. The fact that he is holding a wooden wand instead of a sword or other usual war weapons makes us believe that he is very confident about his skills and is not worried about failure.

Knight of Wands

Their wand is a symbol of confidence and fearlessness. It shows they don't need a more potent weapon to defend themselves. With close inspection of the horse, we see that the horse's colour is bright orange, sometimes giving an illusion of fire. This is another indication of the aggressive nature of the card and excludes courage and bravery. They are ready to win any battle. The horse is about to leap forward, showing the readiness of the knight.

The knight is wearing a robe with a salamander pattern, and his helmet also has fire flowing out of it. All these things point to the significance of the fire element. This card has a background bare of any greenery, lustrous mountains, or river. This hints that the knight is not concerned about his situation and is confident that no matter what happens, he will get out of it with pride. One should take help from the other cards in the spread to understand if the card is talking about them or someone else who will enter their life and bring a lot of change.

Knight of Wands (Upright)
Upright Knight of Wands tarot card meaning
Knight of Wands

As you have found out about an idea that has occurred to you through the page of wands, the Knight of Wands tarot card in the upright position indicates you are beginning to work on the initial idea. Now is the time for you to start acting on those plans that you have made for your concept to be set in motion. Similar to the card's looks, this card directly indicates your charged energy and surge of motivation, which you will be using now.

You are passionate and motivated, and your enthusiasm is reaching its peak, hinting that you are ready to go for it. If you had any doubts, which the page of wands could have indicated, the Knight of Wands upright says that you are now a hundred percent sure about what you want and how you want to create it. You have carved out the oath to reach your goal. You are fueled with inspiration and are ready to move forward with your plan.

The knight is a direct representation of your courageous character and tells us about how brave you are because you are not going to shy away from a difficult or even dangerous situation if that is required to reach your goal. You will easily venture into unknown territory to complete your mission. You are excited to encounter challenges and danger because you believe that will make the mission more exciting and adventurous.

Love and Relationship (Upright)

When the Knight of Wands appears upright in a love reading, it indicates that an individual with a robust character has just entered your life or is about to enter. This person is a courageous person, full of energy and vitality. This person attracts a crowd wherever they go, and people usually swoon by just looking at them. The knight is the Knight of Wands and is equally a strong and courageous person who is not afraid of anything and is ready to fight for what's theirs. This card hints at their slightly impulsive nature as they are quick to act on their thoughts.

This could signify that they must have seen you and are now ready to pursue you. But their rash and volatile nature can make it difficult for you to settle down with them and think of a long-term relationship. They find it hard to be level-headed and calm in certain situations, making it difficult for the two of you. If someone similar to this description has not recently entered your life, this could hint at the general nature of your love life, which is fun and exciting, and fleeting. Now is when you feel most adventurous and ready to take risks. You do not have a fear of rejection right now.

Finance (Upright)

Be prepared for a good time because the Knight of Wands in the upright position is an excellent omen in finance and money. This card hints that you are soon about to receive a large sum of money, uplifting your mood and energy. The tarot card reading says that with the Knight of Wands, it is the right time to spend some bucks for a lovely trip or a luxurious vacation. You might think you should save the new money you have received or invest it somewhere to return it with a profit.

Although these are also good ways to use your finances, going on a trip or vacation is an excellent experience because even if your money is not doubled or saved, you will learn a lot of new things and broaden your horizon. The Knight of Wands suggests that you take this trip which will help you get more insightful and ultimately help you with your life. This card suggests you be aware of mindless spending like buying unnecessary but trendy things and instead use it for something adventurous. And you deserve the long and relaxing vacation because you are getting it with the help of your hard-earned money.

Career (Upright)

The Knight of Wands is an excellent indication of a good start. This card in a tarot card reading represents enthusiasm and positivity. If this card appears upright when you see a career tarot reading, take this as a sign that now is an excellent time to start the new project you have been planning on working on. You must have thought about this project for a long time and devised the perfect plan to execute it but weren't sure about the right timing. So you can take this card as a sign that now is the time to go ahead with your plans.

You are passionate about your career and future and want to level up. With this new idea in mind, you will surely see success as you move forward. Even in your job, you are ready to take up new responsibilities with a higher position. However, if you are not starting any new venture, you are likely frustrated with the lack of progress.

You can't wait to use the burst of energy and enthusiasm for something progressive but seeing the lack of opportunities, you are worried that all this energy will go to waste. If this is the case, try looking for other ways or opportunities through which you can utilize your strength and positive feeling. If you are waiting for something to reach you, try reaching for it yourself instead of staying.

Health (Upright)

In a health reading, if the Knight of Wands has appeared in the upright position, this is an indication of good health. This card hints that you will feel very good physically, and even your mental health will be at its peak. You are currently vibrating with energy and looking for ways to let it out. Look for new hobbies or activities that involve your body and engage your brain. These outlets will allow you to enjoy a fabulous time with yourself, and through them, you will be able to learn new things about yourself. The Knight of Wands tends to rush things and end up in accidents because they lack patience. So you can take it as advice to be careful not to do something in haste while juggling all these activities as you might end up getting physically hurt.

Furthermore, in health, getting the Knight of Wands (upright) also indicates a favourable time if you are under some treatment. Not only would the treatment be progressive, but also aid you significantly in getting well at a better rate. This Minor Arcana card also signals you to be on the same healthy routine you have been following for a while. However, on the other hand, it reminds the native getting this card in tarot reading to analyze all the points they have been doing to keep themselves healthy.

Knight of Wands (Reversed)
Reversed Knight of Wands tarot card meaning
Knight of Wands

The Knight of Wands reversed appears when you feel creative and passionate about life. This card indicates your passion for a new project you have recently started. It’s not like you want to get this project to an enormous height and become very successful. The primary purpose of this project is that you want to enjoy your time while working on it. If you want to start learning painting, it’s not because you want to become a world-renowned painter, but because you want to know about the ancient art and enjoy its therapeutic effects. You have recently gained a surge of energy lighting up your passion, and you want to use it to move forward with your project.

This card also indicates that you are feeling very motivated and energised right now and want to use it for the betterment of the world, but you are struggling to find a proper outlet for this energy. A sense of creative restlessness is bothering you, and you want to get out of this situation. You genuinely believe that you are destined to do something groundbreaking which will bring a significant change in the world but are unsure as to what will be the right way to get this idea to the world or are being restricted from taking action. Chances are that you already want to start on a picture, but many obstacles are standing in the way, or maybe things are getting delayed adding to your frustration. The Knight of Wands reversed suggests you try something new and different and don’t let this surge of energy go to waste.

Look at alternative ways to indulge your passion. This card in a tarot reading is also an indication of your rash behavior towards most things in life. You may act impulsively without much consideration and try to accomplish everything at once. Jumping from one thing to another will not ensure sustainable success, and you need to be aware of it. Give each of your commitments equal attention to ensure that each one has brilliant results.

Love and Relationships (Reversed)

The knight of Wands in a love tarot card reading indicates a fear of commitment in your life in terms of love. It could be you or your partner, but one of you is undoubtedly trying to run away from completely committing to the relationship, which can become a cause for a rift between the two. This card is a love tarot reading that hints at the inpatient and impulsive nature of the person here. Again, it could be either you or your partner, but the person doesn’t seem to get settled in a certain position. Jumping from one place to the other is a common feature of this person as they don’t know where they want to belong.

One moment they are pretty sure what they want out of the relationship and have decided that this is the time they settle, and the next, they want to completely move away from this idea. The Knight of Wands reversed suggests that the person will get very adamant about getting something, but once they have received it, they want something else. This wishy-washy nature will cause many problems in the relationship, making the other person suffer. The knight of wands in a love reading connects the nature of the knight to the person being read about, of how both are similar in personality and get excited when they are pursuing something. Here, the person is excited to seek love and finds the idea of being in love exciting. Still, they get turned off by the idea of a steady and simple relationship that comes after the persuasion is over.

Finances (Reversed)

Overconfidence is the key meaning when the Knight of Wands reversed for finance reading has appeared. Almost everyone tends to feel confident when they have a very secure financial condition and do not fret when significant expenses are made. But with the Knight of Wands reversed, it is more apparent that you are more susceptible to feel this way about your financial situation. Maybe you feel secure about your monetary condition and are not worried much about anything. But take this as a warning by this card in the reversed position that this is a time when caution should be maintained. Even if you feel like your financial situation allows you to buy many expensive things, now is not the time to give in to the urges.

Even if you are getting influenced by the people around you and want to flex about your wealth, try to keep your expenses in check, and being cheap right will benefit you in the future. Spend where it is indispensable and unavoidable situations, but things you know are unnecessary should be avoided as much as possible. The Knight of Wands is also an indication of inevitable loss. Chances are that you will lose some money from various directions, but these losses cannot be avoided and are primarily out of your hands. So do not add to it by wasting your hard-earned money through mindless purchases because you will lose more than anticipated.

Career (Reversed)

The Knight of Wands reversed is an indication of feeling lost. This card hints at your struggle to find what you want as your career. You have been feeling directionless for some time now and don’t know the right way to find purpose in life. You could be jumping from one job to another or changing your profession too frequently because you are unsure about what you want. Even if there are things you want to do or a profession you want to pursue, you are struggling to find the right way to follow them because you lack proper guidance.

Too many things are happening simultaneously in your career, and the amount of unpredictable happenings is too much for you to handle. It is making you frustrated, and you are struggling to keep up. In addition, you are bound to follow a particular set of rules right now, and this routine lifestyle at work is becoming uninteresting and not making you feel motivated. But you must know that these rules are essential if you have a set goal and that following them will take you there.

Health (Reversed)

In a health tarot card reading, the Knight of Wands reversed indicates the difficulties you may face concerning your health. The impulsive nature of the card also influences your health reading as there are chances you will hurt yourself in the process of starting a new lifestyle. For example, you may be trying to get into a new workout regime or get on with a new diet. Still, the way you are approaching these changes is not appropriate because you are rushing into them without evaluating much. This card also indicates that you are working too hard, which is taking a toll on you as you will soon feel burnout.

Even if you have been doing a nice job maintaining your health, this Minor Arcana card indicates some injuries in near about time. You may get dragged into some ailments you have never seen before or some old disease might rush back to you like a gust of wind. Natives, if you get the Knight of Wands (reversed) in a reading, remember to make no compromises with your wellbeing and take all the necessary measures you need to take.

Knight of Wands: One Card Pull

One card pull is done when you want to have straight to the point and quick answers. It is for the time when you wish to know specific answers in the form of Yes or No. So, getting a one-card pull is always helpful if you are going through any challenging situation or are stuck in a dilemma. Post shuffling the card, you can choose one from the deck. Depending on your question, you shall get the answer to the question. The results for one card pull in the Knight of Wands card is:

Upright Position: If you have pulled the Knight of Wands in the reversed position, the answer you are seeking is a positive.

Reversed Position: If you have pulled the Knight of Wands in the reversed position, the answer is yes, although you need to motivate yourself to achieve it.

Knight of Wands for Timing

If the question is about when something you wish for will come to reality, and the Knight of Wands has been pulled out, this can indicate that the time is very near. To be very specific about the time, one should expect it to be during the spring of the zodiac sign season Aries, Sagittarius, or Leo.

Remember that whatever you wish for is right around the corner and needs just a bit of patience. You will soon figure out the time. If the reading is done during the summer, this does not mean your wish will be fulfilled during the spring. It means that you should expect the time to be during the Leo season or the upcoming month. It is hard to predict the future considering years since our future keeps changing with every action we take.

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