Knight of Wands: general, standing and reversed meaning

Knight of Wands, general description

Knight of is the first card of the Major Arcana. It is part of Fatecaster’s Tarot card list that summarizes the Rider Waite Tarot cards’ meaning.


In the hot, moreover boiling atmosphere of Knight of Wands everything is full of pep, passion and fanatic enthusiasm but it doesn’t lack impatience, hot-temper, impulsiveness and unrestrained exaggeration either. The fact if we can enjoy its caressing coziness or dread its boiling heat and versatility greatly depends on the area of life that the card describes.

This card expresses impatience: we want everything and we want them immediately. If we fail or can’t get what we want, we’ll react with anger, aggression and fury. On the other hand, however, the encouraging and fascinating coziness of the Knight of Wands can resolve the chilly mood and break the stuck case from deadlock.

Knight of Wands, standing

The pure essence of fire, like a wildfire. Someone who is fully vital and passionate about life. A charming and exciting person with reckless actions, and fearless cheeky personality. Absolutely straight with wild, aggressive feelings and extreme behavior. Unbound creativity and desire for continuously changing place and direction. It’s a sudden appearance or more likely disappearance of something that rummages the world. It often means traveling or fleeing.


Knight of Wands, reversed

The dark essence of fire, just like a huge firestorm. Someone full of vitality and boundless appetite. A charming and exciting person, who is obsessed with style and externals, who overrates his/her abilities and acts unthoughtful. Has a fiery personality and ruling desire, likes needless drama and acting. If he/she has to stay at a place or with a person for too long, he/she gets anxious.  Sudden appearance or start of something or someone that destroys your world. It often means a journey triggered by a conflict or rude indifference.