Ace of Swords



A hand holds a sword with a purple hilt straight up into the sky. The background is purple with pink and purple clouds, with a yellow-orange sky peeking through at the top.

Key words

Upright: breakthrough, mental clarity

Reversed: confusion, clouded judgement, indecision

Reflection questions

  • What beliefs do I need to release in order to embrace new possibilities and opportunities for growth?
  • How do I balance intellect and intuition in my decision-making process?
  • Which areas of my life could benefit from a more logical and analytical approach?

Ace of Swords Upright

The Ace of Swords represents a new idea or realization, or a newfound sense of motivation. It encourages you to exercise the mind, communicate clearly, and pursue your inner truth. You might encounter some challenges, but you will easily overcome them if you stay focused. Just make sure not to hurt others while climbing your way to the top.

Ace of Swords Reversed

The Ace of Swords in reverse shows up when there is confusion, miscommunication, or clouded judgment. You can’t achieve a goal if you don’t have a clear path toward success. Don’t be afraid to seek advice from others.