Three of Wands: general, standing and reversed meaning

Three of Wands, general description

Three of Wands is the 41st card of the Major Arcana. It is part of Fatecaster’s Tarot card list that summarizes the Rider Waite Tarot cards’ meaning.

This card connects two important and valuable experiences. It shows that after a long and exhausting journey we’ve reached the summit and now from this secured elevation we can admire the magnificent horizon.

The solid, secure ground and the joyful expectations for our futures are the two main characteristics of this absolutely positive card.

Three of Wands (virtue), standing

Stamina and strong character. Launching the piled-up forces towards a distant goal. Beginning of a relationship (venture, emotional) that is built on trust. Honesty in the times of dishonesty. Taking full responsibility for a decision. Accepting the solitude accompanying leadership.


Three of Wands (virtue), reversed

Pride and arrogance. Being sure about the principle ‘the end justifies the means’. Launching a huge fraud. Degradation to the level of the enemy. Useless fight for recognition and for getting into the limelight. Offering help or friendship from selfish reasons.