Eight of Wands Tarot Card Meanings

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Eight of Wands Tarot Card Meanings and Keywords:


A quick turn of events.

Having visitors.

Going traveling.

Having fun.

Making your move.

Learning something important.


Slowing down.

Changing your mind.

Eight of wands tarot card meanings upright

Eight of wands in a general reading

Eight of Wands tarot card speaks of swift action and progress. It often shows up when there is a visitor coming, or when the seeker is visiting someone. Travel of all kinds is indicated. This is the card for having fun and enjoying the present moment.

Eight of wands in the Vision Quest

In the context of the vision quest, the wands speaks of the Seeker coming out of the quest and into full consciousness.

Eight of wands in a love reading

In a love reading, Eight of wands tarot card denotes feeling warming up. Someone could sweep the Seeker off their feet.

Eight of wands in a career reading

In a career reading Eight of wands tarot card signifies careers in marketing, tourism, and aviation. Eight of wands also speaks of quick progress in a career where the Seeker will have an opportunity to shine. This is also the card for communication and work that involves emailing and messaging of all kinds. This card speaks of work where the Seeker has a lot of fun.

Eight of Wands as Feelings

Eight of wands as feelings denote the Seeker feels excited. They have butterflies in their stomach and they are feeling energised. This is the card for having fun. The Seeker feels like speeding things up and getting things done.

Eight of Wands as Personality types

Eight of wands people live life in the fast lane and are fun to be around, but they are not easy to keep up with. This is someone fun to be around. They are always learning something new. You get glimpses of them from time to time before they disappear into the sunset towards their next adventure. They usually juggle many things at once and expect to see an immediate result. Patience is not a strong point.

Eight of wands tarot card meanings reversed

Eight of Wands tarot card reversed indicates a lack of energy and lethargy and things are not moving in the right direction. There might be poor time management and delays. News and correspondence get lost. This card can show up reversed when it is hard to control emotions. Outbursts are likely.

Eight of Wands reversed as Personality types

The reversed meanings of the tarot cards often speaks of the Seeker acting out due to being under a lot of stress. This can bring out the shadow aspect of the person. 

Eight of wands reversed as a person signifies someone who is prone to accidents due to being hasty. It often speaks of someone who has little patience. This card reversed speaks of repeating an old pattern. Eight of wands reversed can speak of someone who is overly emotional, often due to being overwhelmed. It can speak of someone who is on an emotional roller-coaster and they fight with everyone around them.

Eight of wands tarot card meanings summary

Eight of wands tarot card can denote music, electricity, wi-fi; anything that travels through distances and makes us able to communicate with people far away. Eight of wands also denotes traveling, often air travel. It can mean having so much fun that you lose yourself in the moment. 

Eight Of Wands Tarot Card Combinations

Some important tarot card combinations including Eight of wands:

8 of wands + The Fool: Adventure & travel. 

8 of wands + The Chariot: Life on the road. Public transport. 

8 of wands + Temperance: Long-distance travel. 

8 of wands + The Star: Technology. 

8 of wands + The Sun: A fun holiday. 

8 of wands + Judgement: Music. 

8 of wands + The World: Education. 

8 of wands + Ace of cups: Finding love while traveling. 

8 of wands + Two of cups: Romantic holiday. 

8 of wands + Six of cups: An old flame resurfacing. 

8 of wands + Page of cups: Acting impulsive. 

8 of wands + Queen of cups: Creative travel. 

8 of wands + King of cups: Business travel. 

8 of wands + Ace of pentacles: Physical exercise. 

8 of wands + Four of pentacles: Refusing to take advice. Following your own rules. 

8 of wands + Nine of pentacles: Living in another country. 

8 of wands + Queen of pentacles: A receptionist. Administration. 

8 of wands + Ace of swords: Journalism. Publishing. 

8 of wands + Six of swords: Following your joy. 

8 of wands + Page of swords: Receiving news over emails. 

8 of wands + Knight of swords: An adventurer. 

8 of wands + Two of wands: A navigator. 

8 of wands + Five of wands: Competitive sport. 

8 of wands + Nine of wands: Feeling run down. 

8 of wands + Ten of wands: Lack of structure. 

Learn the Meanings of the Suit of Wands Tarot Cards Here.

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