If you're interested in subtlety, Mercury in Scorpio might not be your favorite transit.

Scorpio is a sign often associated with a sense of mystery, but under the influence of Mercury, suddenly everything in the dark begins to come to light. This alignment holds nothing back in order to get to the cold, hard truth. Get ready for some deep discussions and uncomfortable truths during this time. Scorpio is associated with death and rebirth, so the best way to utilize this transit is to communicate any dark fears or anxieties that might hold you back. This can be a powerful time to talk about what's going on within your most intense self.

Mercury in Scorpio: Significance & Meaning

Element And Modality: Water & Fixed

Positive keywords for Mercury in Scorpio:

  • Penetrating
  • Profound
  • Psychological
  • Shrewd
  • Strategic

Negative keywords for Mercury in Scorpio:

  • Extreme
  • Inflexible
  • Intimidating
  • Sarcastic
  • Turbulent

Mercury in Scorpio Personality

Mercury in Scorpio has a tough-as-nails approach that cuts to the root of an issue. Mincing words and sparing feelings do not appeal to Scorpio Mercuries. As the zodiac's detective, they get "down to the nitty-gritty" of things, sifting easily through layers of superficiality and subterfuge.

Positive Traits

Those with their Mercury in Scorpio maintain a growing hub of (other peoples') secrets. Something about their confidential air inspires others to pour out their souls. Fortunately for those folks, they're generally exceptional secret keepers. Though their personalities are tinged with darkness, Scorpio Mercuries can lead others out of their own.

Negative Traits

Being familiar with the darker side of humanity, Mercury in Scorpio may assume the worst of others and have pessimistic outlooks on life. They hold onto these perspectives with an iron grip. They perceive their opinions as law, and lawbreakers receive no mercy. As a result, Mercury in Scorpio can be a hellish debater.

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