Rider Waite Smith King of Wands Tarot Card Meaning

king of Wands


The King of Wands has the irresistible gift of charisma. A galvanizing and inspiring leader, this king seems to embody his values directly and acts according to his beliefs with daring. A true innovator, the King of Wands likes to jump into the fray, but has also learned the importance of delegating lesser tasks to others so that he can bring his best to being a leader, using his energy to shine in ways that benefit the group as a whole and not just himself.


A creative, risk-taking entrepreneur, or someone at the highest levels of their field. These kings tend to work in areas that require quick-thinking and an outgoing personality.


Outgoing, charismatic, and bold, the King of Wands is easy to pick out in a crowd. They’re often loud, forthright, and can have a goofy sense of humor that masks their canny ambition.