Here’s Your Complete Guide to Scorpio Zodiac

Scorpio is the mystical, witchy best friend we all need. She tends to take the path least travelled, and loves to bend the rules along the way. With an intense drive and sense of purpose, Scorpio’s nature is to follow her heart – which leads her to a passionate, fulfilled life.

If life is a deck of cards, this dark and watery sign is the wild card shuffled in. She somehow always has the best hand to play, while seemingly carefree and reckless. It’s common for this zodiac sign to be strategically two steps ahead in any game.

There’s much more to know about Scorpio, so read on!

We’ve also covered Libra in this series! Read The Complete Guide to Libra to learn more.

The Scorpio Zodiac Sign at a Glance

Dates: October 23 – November 21
Duality: Feminine
Element: Water
Quality (Cardinal, Fixed, Mutable): Fixed
Ruling Planet: Mars and Pluto
Zodiac Symbol: Scorpion
Dominant Keyword: I Desire
Polarity: Taurus
Body Part: Reproductive system
Birthstone: Topaz
Color: Deep red, maroon, black, and brown
Most Compatible With: Pisces, Cancer

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Here Are the 3 Main Characteristics of a Scorpio:

Whether this sign belongs to you or not, this information will help you understand this watery sign a little better.

1. Scorpio Operates on Pure Instinct

If this zodiac sign has a hunch about something, listen. For example, if you have a new beaux in your life, introduce them to your Scorpio bestie first. She is gifted at seeing right through people’s bullsh*t, and will know immediately if this person is worth your time.

You want loyal and protective Scorpio in your squad.

This fixed water sign makes snap decisions based on her intense gut feeling, and rarely looks back. She’s the friend to go to if you ever can’t make up your mind.

2. Nobody Can Match Their Depth

Scorpio will be on a hundred-foot dive below the water’s surface, miles away from shore, while everyone else is comfortable on the beach. And she’s not afraid of what lurks in the depths. In fact, Scorpios have a fascinating relationship with darkness, which adds to her magnetic, and often mysterious, being.

In relationships, this zodiac sign doesn’t bother herself with acquaintances. Instead, she’s skilled at developing close relationships with many people.

In romantic relationships, their intensity is magnified. She prefers face-to-face connection, boldly expresses her affection with physical contact, romantic gestures, and genuine conversation. With Scorpio, you may go for a long walk on the beach . . . but it might just end with a skinny-dip below a full moon.

3. Scorpio Rises Above Failure

With a ruling planet in transformative Pluto, this astrological sign has the ability to adapt and change to any situation. This often unsettles or confuses others, but for Scorpio it’s all a part of her fascinating life.

For example, she will pour her heart and soul into her relationships, but the moment you do her wrong, she’ll cut you off immediately. With your contact in her phone set to ‘Do not answer,’ she’ll watch with satisfaction as every late night phone call goes to voicemail.

Scorpio is never vulnerable or shaken for too long, and wears her experiences with pride. For Scorpio, there is no such thing as defeat – only challenges that have yet to be conquered.


Celebrate this Dark and Mysterious Water Sign

Scorpio, we admire the way you unapologetically follow your heart and trust your intuition. Thank you for reminding us to trust our instincts! We absolutely love your intensity, even though we may not always understand your mysterious soul.

We will follow up with an article for each sign of the zodiac, so be sure to stay tuned for the next sign.

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