Knight Of Wands

In this Minor Tarot card, we see a rider on an orange horse. The orange color represents courage and drive. The rider’s tunic has images of salamander, which is a symbol of change and opportunities. Here is also the opposite card i.e. the Knight Of Wands Reversed which is also explained below for the benefit of our readers.

This knight has a helmet with orange plumes, which we can also see on his horse and armor. The plumes represent the knight’s confidence and fiery nature. On his right hand is a wand. The knight also has on his full armor, he has a determined look, and he is ready for action. The armor indicates that he is not afraid of challenges or danger. 

The Knight of Wands in the Upright Position

In the upright position this card represents:

  • Courage
  • Pursuing your dreams
  • Confidence
  • Passion
  • Charming and loveable
  • Hot-tempered

In the upright position, the Knight of Wands indicates that you should be ready to take action. You should be feeling confident and have a new boost of energy as you get ready to get things done.  You are going to experience good times ahead but be ready for a wild ride.

The Knight of Wands in a career and business reading represents a career or business move. You may change your career or start a new business. However, ensure you make calculated moves before rushing into action.

In a love and relationship reading, the Knight of Wands in the upright position may show that you are in a relationship with someone with the qualities of the knight in this card. It may also mean that you are the one who exhibits these qualities. However, although the Knight is known to be a passionate and lovable person, they are also shameless flirts. Consider if the person is really serious about the relationship. If you are looking for love, this card indicates that you’ll soon meet a knight who’ll sweep you off your feet.

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In money and investment, reading this card shows the positive movement of money. You are going to have plenty of money and good returns from your investments, but be careful how you spend it. In a health reading, the upright Knight of Wands indicates a new boost of energy. If you have been in good health, this card warns you to take things slow as you may suffer from burnout.

The Knight of Wands in the Reversed Position

When reversed the Knight of Wands symbolizes:

  • Hot-headed
  • Restless
  • Arrogance
  • Show off
  • Lack of discipline

In the reverse position, the Knight of Wands shows that you are unable to finish what you started due to a lack of self-discipline. Poor decisions on your part may also have resulted in the backfiring of your plans. If you are feeling restless and impulsive, this card is advising you to think before you act.

Knight of Wands in the Time Based Position

  • Past – In this position, this Minor Tarot card indicates a time in the past that you took action and acted spontaneously. You knew of the possible outcomes of the situation at hand. If you are facing a similar circumstance, this would be a good time to refer to the past.
  • Present– The Knight of Wands in the present position may indicate a new opportunity that will require you to take action. You may be feeling energized for what is before you. Consider the consequences of your actions before you reap.
  • Future – In this position, the Knight of Wands advises you to be courageous and determined in what you are doing if you want to achieve your dreams. You have what it takes to make it happen.

The Knight of Wands and Other Associations

  • Element – Fire         
  • As a yes or no question- Yes


The Knight of Wands represents a time to take action. The road before you is clear, and you can trust your instincts to guide you. You may be feeling lots of energy, remember you have what it takes to achieve your dreams. So, go for it. If you wish to know more about this card visit here.

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