Zodiac: Scorpio, The Eighth House

Scorpio The Eighth Zodiac Sign

Scorpio is the eighth astrological sign, making it the eighth house of the zodiac. The period of Scorpio’s reign falls between October 24th and November 22nd, but this date can vary depending on your source. Scorpio is symbolised by the powerful Scorpion and falls under the element of water, making those born under the sign incredibly intense and in tune with their emotions. It is ruled by the planet Pluto and as the eighth house of the zodiac, it represents our business.

Those born under Scorpio are incredibly passionate and are all about that sensual energy - if there’s one thing that a Scorpio hates, it’s a dry spell. Scorpio signs are very intense and mysterious, and because of this can be very misunderstood. They value truth and authenticity and are well known for their resourcefulness when needs be - if a Scorpio wants to know something, they’ll go above and beyond to do so. 

Scorpios are represented by the scorpion for a reason, they have a sting in their tails when provoked. They are loyal and kind up until a point, but if they feel threatened, they are not afraid to defend themselves. They like to surround themselves with ‘authentic’ people and if they feel that you’re not being ‘real’ you can expect a cold shoulder.

Scorpio signs are in love with the idea of life and death and many Scorpios have a tendency to venture into the occult and spiritual direction of life. It’s almost like a need to know more about the Universe and it’s mysteries - this adds to their mysterious energies. With a Scorpio, you will find yourself on some magical (and often crazy) rides.

On the downside, because of their heightened emotions and intense passion, Scorpios can often become possessive and jealous. This is down to the Water sign in them. They are so tuned into their emotions that it sends them a little crazy. When this happens they can become a little volatile - remember, they can have a sting in their tail. They can be very suspicious of people, especially those they don’t know, and because of this like to keep themselves to themselves. They’re deepest darkest secrets will go to the grave with them. 



Scorpio is ruled by the element of water and this is very obvious in their character. They’re incredibly intuitive and are always looking for ways to tap into their psychic connections. As the second water sign - after Cancer - they are able to channel their emotions and are natural born empaths, able to pick up on others emotions and energies. This is both their strength and their downfall.

As the eighth house in astrology, Scorpio represents business, but not in a financial sense. It's a house of life and death and everything else in between, including sex, commitments, bonding, transformation and regeneration. This house also represents other people's possessions, wills, inheritance and business deals.

As we are all aware some signs are more compatible together than others. Every sign represents a different type of personality, and sometimes those personalities clash. Scorpios are more compatible with other water signs Cancer and Pisces, and earth signs Taurus and Virgo. They are least compatible with air sign Gemini and fire sign Sagittarius. 

In celebration of the Scorpio sign, now is the perfect time to introduce you to the eighth edition of my Zodiac inspired art print series, Scorpio: I Desire. This pen and ink illustration was hand drawn and created by myself. The perfect gift for your favourite Scorpio! Take a closer look here in the Sacred Black Moon store!

Scorpio Art
Sacred Black Moon Scorpio Print

I hope this post helped you understand the Scorpio sign a little better!

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