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Eight of Wands Tarot Card: Upright, Reversed, & Love Meanings

Eight of Wands Card Meaning

The Eight of Wands in Tarot stands for communication, travel, and speed. The Eight of Wands represents quick action, conclusion, and news. The wands on this card are an indication of action and the effects of that action. Normally, before we act, we think about it, we imagine, contemplate, talk, and dream. We then decide to put our ideas into action. Some of the cards that reinforce the qualities of the Eight of Wands are the Magician, Wheel of Fortune, and Death (Major Arcana cards), and the Eight of Cups. Some cards that oppose the Eight of Wands are the High Priestess (Major Arcana card), the Seven of Pentacles, and the Four of Swords.

Upright Eight of Wands Card Meaning

When the Eight of Wands is upright in a Tarot reading, it could be an indication that everything is going right for you as long as you act quickly. It is also an indication that some good news is on the way. You might need to stay alert because the news could be disguised. It might also be a sign to declare your intentions. Everything is ready for you as long as you put things in motion, do not hesitate, and strike while the iron is hot! Once in motion, the events will proceed rapidly forward, and soon you will see how your plans have fared. The Eight of Wands also signifies conclusion. The appearance of this card may mean that all activities have run their course and are coming to a close. It might be time to conclude the old and move on to something new.

Reversed Eight of Wands Card Meaning

When the Eight of Wands is reversed in a Tarot reading, it can represent a lack of motion and an absence of action. You might be stuck (mentally or physically) and moving forward is a major slog.

Eight of Wands Card Love Meaning

The Eight of Wands in a love Tarot reading can mean everything is moving forward in the romance department! If you're single, look for someone exciting to enter your life. If you're in a relationship, prepare to feel the rush of new love, even if it's been a very long time.

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