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Which tarot cards mean yes or no?

Last Updated: July 26, 2022

The tarot can be a quick and easy way to get a direct answer to any questions you may have. The Yes or No tarot spread is one of the most popular types of tarot reading, simply because it is so straightforward. In this article, we explain which tarot cards mean yes and which tarot cards mean no.

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List of Major Arcana Yes / No Tarot Cards

  • 0 The Fool – Yes. This card is known for being optimistic.
  • I The Magician – Yes. This card is known for having all the tools and the creative energy to see things through.
  • II The High Priestess – Yes. This card is known for having the wisdom and insight to move forward.
  • III The Empress – Yes. This card is known for having nourishment and creativity moving forward.
  • IV The Emperor – Yes. This card is known for having a strong structure, foundations and convictions in place.
  • V The Hierophant – Yes. This card is known for sharing spiritual wisdom and benefitting the community by teaching what has been learned.
  • VI The Lovers – Maybe. This is due to the card’s main themes of choices.
  • VII The Chariot – Yes. This card is known for moving forward, promotions, successful victories.
  • VIII Strength – Yes. This card is known for having the skill and the will to see it through.
  • IX The Hermit – No. This card is known for being patient, taking time for introspection and meditating on the question at hand.
  • X The Wheel – Maybe. Similar to The Lovers, this is a maybe based on your choice but ultimately what happens is left with fate.
  • XI Justice – Maybe. In its upright position, I would say yes, but in a reversed position I would suggest no.
  • XII The Hanged Man – Yes. This card is about surrendering to the process.
  • XIII Death – No. This card is speaking of the upcoming change, but it’s for your benefit even if it doesn’t feel like this at the time.
  • XIV Temperance – Yes. This card is known for balance and harmony, so what is best for you is generally optimistic.
  • XV The Devil – No. There are some emotional boundaries at work here that prevent you from moving forward.
  • XVI The Tower – No. This is a time of great change, and not necessarily an easy positive process.
  • XVII The Star – Yes. This is a card known for hopes, wishes and dreams.
  • XVIII The Moon – No. This is a card known for hidden aspects, introspection and potentially illusions.
  • XIX The Sun – Yes. This is a card known for success, happiness and for pure joy.
  • XX Judgement – Maybe. This card depends on the positioning, in an upright position you may be viewed favourably for the outcome but in its reversed prepare for a difficult positioning.
  • XI The World – Yes. As one cycle ends another begins for you, but the community behind you with closure is beneficial for you.

List of Suit of Cups Yes / No Tarot Cards

  • Ace of Cups – Yes. This is a card of new lovely opportunities.
  • Two of Cups – Yes. This is a card where you have support, balance and fulfilment.
  • Three of Cups – Yes. This is a card of celebrations, friendships and joy.
  • Four of Cups – No. Revisit the question, this isn’t necessarily what you want.
  • Five of Cups – No. There is potential for great emotional loss.
  • Six of Cups – Maybe/Yes. If you pay attention to the emotional experiences you’ve grown through, you’ll know the real answer.
  • Seven of Cups – No. There are too many options and not enough focus, so you need to revisit what you’re asking.
  • Eight of Cups – No. This is a time to walk away as an opportunity to save yourself.
  • Nine of Cups – Yes. This card has major themes of wishes and dreams coming true.
  • Ten of Cups – Yes. This is the happy ending card in the deck.
  • Page of Cups – Yes. This is a card of happyness, kindness, and friendship.
  • Knight of Cups – No. This is a card showing you you’re working with your heart over your head.
  • Queen of Cups – Yes. This is a card of nourishment and support.
  • King of Cups – Yes. This is a loving card of guidance and integrity.

List of Suit of Wands Yes / No Tarot Cards

  • Ace of Wands – Yes. This is a card of creativity, spirituality and of new energy.
  • Two of Wands – Maybe/Yes. Don’t settle, choose happiness, and only you know what this is.
  • Three of Wands – Yes. This is a card of flourishing projects and travel.
  • Four of Wands – Yes. This is a card of rest, relaxation abroad and family occasions.
  • Five of Wands – No. There’s a lot of competition unnecessarily. You’re running your own race.
  • Six of Wands – Yes. This is a confidence card with empowering energy.
  • Seven of Wands – No. There’s a lot of combative energy here, you need to retreat into calmness.
  • Eight of Wands – Yes. This is a card of self-awareness and opportunities. 
  • Nine of Wands – No. This card has themes of difficulties and reminds you to tap into your inner strength and resilience.
  • Ten of Wands – Yes. This card does signify success but don’t let it be detrimental to your relationships.
  • Page of Wands – Yes. This is a message of naivety but in a positive, childlike way. 
  • Knight of Wands – Yes. This is a card calling you to be brave.
  • Queen of Wands – Yes. This card has themes of fierceness and passion.
  • King of Wands – Yes. This is a card with themes of never backing down, and knowing who you are.

List of Suit of Swords Yes / No Tarot Cards

  • Ace of Swords – Yes. This card has themes of new ideas and getting started.
  • Two of Swords – No. This is a card of uncertainty.
  • Three of Swords – No. There’s a lot of emotional energy here that needs addressing first.
  • Four of Swords – No. This is a card telling you to rest.
  • Five of Swords – No. There’s a lot of uncertainty here, so find your focus.
  • Six of Swords – Yes. This is a card for moving forward and letting go.
  • Seven of Swords – No. There’s a lack of loyalty to yourself or others here.
  • Eight of Swords – No. This is a card with themes of restriction, mental anguish and unhappy feelings.
  • Nine of Swords – No. This is a card of mental illness, anxiety, depression and worries.
  • Ten of Swords – No. This is a card with themes of trauma, of burnout, and calls for a time to release.
  • Page of Swords – No. Be vigilant with yourself and your values.
  • Knight of Swords – No. This card has themes of recklessness and impulsiveness.
  • Queen of Swords – Yes. This card has themes of self-reliance, of balance and being guarded for protective, nurturing purposes.
  • King of Swords – Yes. Ensure that logic overrules emotion for scenarios relating to love and to work.

List of Pentacles Yes / No Tarot Cards

  • Ace of Pentacles – Yes. This card is optimistic and considered lucky.
  • Two of Pentacles – Maybe/Yes. If you work to bring everything aligned, yes.
  • Three of Pentacles – Yes. This is a card of teamwork and growth.
  • Four of Pentacles – Yes. This is a card of stable, grounded foundations.
  • Five of Pentacles – No. This is a card of emotional turmoil with a financial loss theme.
  • Six of Pentacles – Yes. This is a card of charity, of loving and giving.
  • Seven of Pentacles – Yes. This is a card of reassurance in times of worry.
  • Eight of Pentacles – Yes. This is a card of success and passion in your career.
  • Nine of Pentacles – Yes. This is a card of generosity and happiness at home.
  • Ten of Pentacles – Yes. This is a card of great fortune.
  • Page of Pentacles – Yes. This is a card with the message “go for it!”
  • Knight of Pentacles – Yes. This is a card of slow progress is still progress.
  • Queen of Pentacles – Yes. This is a card of knowledge, wholeness and support.
  • King of Pentacles – Yes. This is a card of balance, honesty with yourself and wisdom of experiences.
LB

I have been reading Tarot for more than 15 years. I have always enjoyed using my intuition to provide clarity and insights to others. Tarot is one of my favorite forms of divination, and I love sharing that passion with like-minded folks.

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