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Two of Wands | Symbology & Interpretations | Tarot Card Meanings

The Two of Wands is a card of direction and anticipation for change. This card appears when you are seeking forward movement, but need the courage to make it, as there are possible risks involved and big decisions.

Two of Wands Keywords

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Reversed Keyword

Making a decision, needing the courage to choose, seeking physical change, planning and preparation, anticipation, opportunistic partnerships, travelling, moving forward, and weighing up alternatives.

Fearing the unknown, lacking the courage to move forward, prioritizing one goal over another, lack of vision and foresight, doubting decisions and choices, and fear of making the wrong choice.

Imagery & Symbolism

Two of Wands
Two of Wands

World: Symbolises the entire world being in the palm of your hands, you can go anywhere.

Sprouting Wands: Signifies growth, forward movement, and progress.

Hills: Symbolises the small trials and obstacles that will always be on the horizon.

Trees: Symbolic of growth and maturity.

Facing Away: The figure is looking out towards the horizon, meaning he is seeking change and is in deep thought.


Two of Wands Tarot Card Meanings


The Two of Wands appearing in a general reading can signify choices and decisions are being made. These choices may involve risks and usually are a weighing of two alternative options - particularly if one is about staying where you are in your comfort zone or taking the risk to step outside of your comfort zone. The Two of Wands typically indicates seeking change and needing to find the courage to make this change.


The Two of Wands can suggest you are not seeking change at a time you should be and maybe fear making decisions based on unknown risks and uncertainties. It is important to remember that this will not allow you to make progress and move forward on your journey, as you are constantly staying in your comfort zone.



When the Two of Wands appears in a relationship-related reading, it can signify you are weighing up alternatives in your relationship. These alternatives have to do with change or progress in moving forward in a relationship. You could be questioning, "Should I stay or should I go?" "How can I progress this relationship?"


The Two of Wands will indicate fear of changing circumstances regarding relationships. There may be a lack of vision and planning when it comes to the future, and this causes uncertainty and fear of relationship progress. Alternatively, you may be worried you have already made the wrong decision, and are blocking your intuition from giving you the answers.



The Two of Wands appearing in a career, job, or business-related reading, can me you are contemplating moving forward in your career and are seeking ways to do this. You are likely in a planning and preparation stage before you decide to take action, and need that extra push of courage to move forward.


You may be unable to have a clear vision of your progress forward regarding your career and maybe fear the steps you need to take next. You may be confused about deciding certain choices you need to make and are holding back from making the ultimate decision forward.



The Two of Wands appearing in a financial-related reading can suggest a financial investment decision or choice surrounding your financial situation. You may be weighing up the risks of the decisions you could take and are prioritising your responsibility for your finances.


The Two of Wands can indicate doubting your financial decisions and choices due to lacking planning or strategy when it came to making those decisions. You may have made a financial choice recklessly and are now doubting your decision because of unknown fear and uncertainty.



When the Two of Wands appears in a wellness reading, it can suggest you are weighing up treatment alternatives and are deciding which one could be the better option. You may also be trying alternative treatment options alongside traditional methods.


The Two of Wands can suggest uncertainty and fear around medical treatments and options. You may be unable to decide your choices due to a lack of information and vision for the future.