Scorpio is a soulful sign, so be prepared to get deep into your feelings when Mars is in the house.

Scorpio is the sign associated with sex, death, and transformation. Often, sifting through these feelings can be confusing and even painful, but feisty Mars can help us confront our demons head on and move past them. Scorpio is happy experimenting with the darker things in life, and the presence of Mars in this sign can be an interesting opportunity to investigate how these things square with our basic needs. Like Leo, this is a placement that's intensely sexual, so get ready for some fireworks.

Mars in Scorpio: Significance & Meaning

Element And Modality: Water & Fixed

Positive keywords for Mars in Scorpio:

  • Daring
  • Determined
  • Probing
  • Seductive
  • Stealthy

Negative keywords for Mars in Scorpio:

  • Bitter
  • Destructive
  • Hostile
  • Intimidating
  • Vindictive

Mars in Scorpio Personality

Those with their Mars in Scorpio possess stamina challenged only by Mars in Aries. These folks love a challenge. Unlike Aries, their competition is a bit more covert. Their rivals may not even be aware of any rivalry. Scorpio Mars' are the brooding type.

Positive Traits

Place a Scorpio Mars in the middle of a jungle, and they'll survive (and thrive) due to sheer will alone. In all circumstances, they feel a powerful drive to overcome and often emerge from a challenge completely transformed. At times, they intentionally seek out intense situations to test their capabilities.

Negative Traits

When poisoned by jealousy, Scorpio Mars exploits their willpower for vengeance. Unfortunately for the objects of their ire, the memory of a Scorpio Mars is long. What's worse, they're very much the sort of people who would cut off their nose to spite their face.

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