Ever wondered about Scorpio Rising traits? Unlike your Sun sign, which is determined by your birthday, your Rising sign is determined by the time you were born. To get specific, it’s determined by which zodiac sign was on the eastern horizon when you were born, changing every two-ish hours. You can be a Scorpio Sun and Scorpio Rising, Sagittarius Sun and Scorpio Rising, Aquarius Sun and Scorpio Rising, you get the idea.
If you don’t know your Rising sign, grab your birth time and head to a free birth chart calculator.
The Scorpio Rising Basics
- Element: Water
- Modality: Fixed
- Ruling planet: Mars (traditional) and Pluto (modern)
- Represented by: The scorpion
- Scorpio Rising’s best traits: Charming, loyal, passionate
- Scorpio Rising’s worst traits: Aloof, guarded, grudge-holding
- Scorpio Rising celebrities: Taylor Swift, Yara Shahidi, Lana Del Rey, Katy Perry, Jaden Smith, Vin Diesel, Chris Evans, Chris Pratt, Tyrese Gibson
How to find your Rising sign?
You’ll need your birth date, time, and location to find your Rising sign. Enter them all into a birth chart calculator.
How is my Rising sign different from my Sun sign?
There are fundamental differences between your Sun sign and Rising sign. The Sun represents your ego and feeling of purpose. Your Rising sign, marking your 1st House of self, represents your aesthetic and how you are perceived, offering clues on how you navigate the world around you.
What are Scorpio Rising Personality Traits
Ever met a Scorpio Rising? They’re not as mean as they can come off. They’re really sweet when they feel comfortable opening up; it just takes some time for them to do so. They’re aware that the world isn’t always the safest place, and for that reason, they tend to have their guards up. Even when they aren’t on the defense, their notorious stern face may be an indicator that they’re in deep thought or working to keep their cool.
Scorpio’s traditional ruling planet is Mars, but unlike when Mars is in Aries (which it also rules), the planet does not easily express itself through Scorpio energy. Mars is a hot planet and enjoys the fiery energy of Aries. But Mars makes Scorpio Risings operate like a volcano. The lava is their unprocessed feelings, mistakes they still punish themselves for, and emotions they denied were there.