The Suit of Wands Meaning

The Suit of Wands relate to the element of Fire, the masculine primal element and deals with the more spiritual, creative and energized aspect of your day-to-day needs.

Suit of Wands

Suit of Wands
Tarot de Marseille Ace of Batons (Wands)

Here we find the driving force of creativity, energy, inspiration and passion. You can imagine having a wand and its power of manifestation in your hands.

Wands are often referred to as batons, rods, sceptres or staffs. This is significant, as it reminds us of the  utter faith needed when working with this suit.

“And thou shalt take this rod in thine hand, wherewith thou shalt do signs”.  (KJV. Exodus chapter 4)”

Thereby we can identify how the suit of wands relates to the spiritual aspect of our being.


Wands relate to the element of Fire. You can then see how fire relates to the Sun and as we take a day to travel around the Sun, the suit of Wands relate to Days or Summer. Find out more about timing in the tarot.

The Suit of Wands MeaningThe Suit of Wands:

Originally said to have referred to the farmer or working class in the Feudal Society.

Pertains to the action of will.


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Self growth, spirit, inspirational, energy, creativity, intuition, enthusiasm, desire, passion, perception, action, movement, optimism.


When dealt a card from the suit of wands, direct your thoughts to that new seed that has been planted. What is needed to make it grow? What part of you is undergoing change, albeit your enthusiasm, your intuition, or you as a person facing a new challenge. The suit of wands reminds you how to nurture your inner self and how to expel the ego.

Enjoy your path of self discovery and working with this dynamic suit.

Blessed Be,

Serpents in Divination