Nine of Wands

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Nine of Wands from the Rider-Waite Tarot deck

Nine of Wands is a Minor Arcana Tarot card.

Divinatory purposes[edit]

This card depicts a figure, weary from battle yet prepared to fight on. Order, discipline an unassailable position. Any opposition will be defeated. Courage in the face of attack or adversity and a stability that cannot be removed. Good health.

Dignified or Reversed - Lack or inability to give and take. Projects pursued that are destined to fail because of their impractical nature. Delays and disarray. Card could indicate possible poor or ill health. A secure position that is no longer. Personality flaws may, in fact, be stepping-stones to the throne of harmony.

Key Meanings[edit]

The key meanings of the Nine of Wands:[1]

  • Afraid
  • Cautious
  • Defensive
  • Impermanent Security
  • Inner strength


  1. ^ Trusted Tarot (2010) Nine of Wands