In the traditional RW-deck, the Knight of Wands tarot card shows a rather feminine-looking knight charging into battle. This card feels less violent than the Knight of Swords, but it is just as forward-moving and active.
This card, like all the court cards, can represent someone in your life, a role you play, or a message you are ready to hear. If this is an actual person in your life, the Knight of Wands will represent a person (male or female) who is lusty, passionate, and free-spirited. Despite this crusader’s free-spirit, this is not someone who is playful or carefree.
The Knight of Wands has got a sense of purpose and a very strong will. This person thrives on the challenge of discovering new projects and ideas. They always follow the path least traveled. This is someone who loves adventure and appears fearless, sexy and brave. When it comes to your own life, this knight is committed to helping you grow through the creative process. They want you to pursue your own dreams with enthusiasm.
The Knight of Wands will help you get your projects started and keep you encouraged and committed during the journey. Whatever the question is, the Knight’s answer is: You have the energy and skills you need, so go for it! In a practical sense, this card can also indicate a journey, changes in the home, or relocating to a new place.
Keywords for the Knight of Wands Tarot Card
- Passion, motivation, desire
- Adventure, relocation, a journey
- A charismatic and daring person
- Go for it!
Keywords for the Knight of Wands Reversed
- Chaotic and mis-directed energy
- Lots of heart, but no follow through
- A person who cheats
- Erectile dysfunction
Patterns and Correspondences of the Knight of Wands Card
- The Wands = rules the personality, ego, and personal power
- Suit of cards = clubs
- Timeline = days to weeks
- The Knight = learning and testing new wisdom
- Element = Fire
Keep reading for sample tarot readings using The Knight of Wands card, but first…
Want more tarot videos like this one? Click here.
Need more help remembering the tarot card meanings?
Get a free, printable PDF Tarot Cheat Sheet to help you remember the meaning of The Knight of Wands card. Just enter your email and you’ll immediately receive the cheat sheet, along with regular tarot tips, resources, and other printable goodies.
Knight of Wands Tarot Card Meanings for Love
The Knight of Wands is sex on a stick. If you are looking for new love, this card is an extremely good omen. Keep your eyes out for a lusty, passionate, aggressive and supportive new partner.
If you are in an existing relationship, beware charismatic and sexy new people who enter your life. It’s easy to get distracted by a new lusty adventure when you are bored at home.
Instead of leaping into something new, channel the energy of this card to benefit your current partnership by spicing up activities in the bedroom, both in quality and in quantity. Turn yourself into the Knight of Wands by being honest, brave, and creative in how you ask for what you need from your partner.
Knight of Wands Tarot Card Meanings for Work
Any new project or idea is likely to be a great one. If you’ve been planning, researching, and thinking about something, now is the time to take action on it. No more maybes. This is definitely it!
Of course, this card can also represent an actual person you work with. If so, they likely will serve as a role model or will bring you a message you are ready to hear. This person will be forward-thinking, creative, and enthusiastic.
Occasionally, the Knight of Wands can move too quickly and make mistakes due to haste and daring. Don’t let that hold you back, but be prepared. The changes you are making are big and it may take time for others to catch up with your vision.
Knight of Wands Tarot Card Meanings for Health
If you are looking to get healthier, partner up with someone who has the qualities of the Knight of Wands. They will make the perfect accountability buddy for you.
Do not hold back. Any action you take will be positive. Consider pairing activity with travel or adventure, like signing up for a half-marathon in another country. Not only will you challenge yourself physically, but you’ll be so excited about the trip you won’t mind training for the race!
Keep moving forward toward your goals, monitor the results, and correct your course along the way. Don’t wait for everything to be perfect before you act.
For more serious health problems, take immediate action. You know what to do (even if you don’t want to do it). The Knight of Wands indicates you must move forward in a bold way. Keep at it until you get the answers you need and see the results you want.
Knight of Wands Tarot Card Meanings for Money and Finances
You may receive some financial information from someone who has a bold new idea. The idea looks good, but do your own research before you invest or commit too heavily.
The Knight of Wands sometimes risks too much or acts too hastily, so protect yourself before you blindly trust the advice you receive.
If you are struggling financially, this card is a huge wake-up call. You are beyond ready to change your life. You know at your core that you can’t continue this way. You must change.
It’s painful, but you have finally realized you have been the cause of everything that’s currently happening to you (good and bad) and you now see where you have been making excuses and playing the victim. And you’re not willing to accept your own bullshit any longer.
The Knight of Wands will lead you through this discovery. You have the will, energy, and direction you need to get started on changing your life. It starts today and you are ready.
Knight of Wands Tarot Card Meanings for Spiritual Guidance
Inspiration and creativity are flowing through you. As soon as you come up with a new idea, three others follow right behind it.
But this isn’t a card for ideas and inspiration. It’s about action.
You are ready to commit to your spiritual goals. Whatever that means to you, you have the motivation and passion necessary to see this through. You’re ready.
This card often indicates a real person in your life. Look at your extended social circle for someone with an inspiring message about your spiritual path. Listen with an open heart and an open mind to this person, even if it seems to come from an unusual source.