In astrology, a malefic planet, or simply malefic, is traditionally thought to bring bad luck and misfortune. Mars is considered the lesser malefic, while Saturn is the greater malefic. In modern astrology Uranus, Pluto and for some Ceres are also considered malefic.
Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and Pluto are generally considered malefic when in hard aspect to a personal planet. Easy/soft aspects to these however can be rewarding, exciting, artistic/musical, and insightful.
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