Scorpio Zodiac Sign - Character traits

Scorpio is the eighth sign in the Zodiac and represents those born between Oct. 24 and Nov. 22. 

Scorpio in Mythology

Scorpio, in Greek Mythology, comes from the story of Orion. This giant of a man was the son of Poseidon and Euryale, and was also said to be the most handsome man alive. He and Artemis were hunting partners. Orion was a great hunter who had boasted that he could kill any animal on Earth. Gaia (Earth) was angry with Orion and sent Scorpius, a giant scorpion to kill him. The two fought and both were killed in the struggle, but from their ashes, rose the constellations Scorpius and Orion.

The constellation of Scorpio

Zeus placed both (Scorpio and Orion) of them in the heavens as constellations. Scorpion is a pretty big constellation. Scorpius contains several bright stars, including Antares, one of the brightest stars in the night sky. It also contains the stinger of its namesake: the bright star Acrab, which marks the scorpion's head.

Scorpio in Astrology

Scorpio Ruling Planet and Sign

According to Astrology Scorpio is a water sign and the traits of those born under the sign include determination and loyalty. This zodiac sign is associated with death and rebirth, which makes sense when you consider that its ruling planet is Pluto (the Roman god of the underworld).

Scorpio Personality and Character traits

Scorpio is one of the most mysterious and intriguing signs in the zodiac. With its personality traits that are both fiery and intense, Scorpios have a reputation for being passionate and determined.

Scorpios are known for their innate sense of intuition and sharp analytical skills. They tend to be very perceptive, picking up on subtle cues that others might miss. This often makes them excellent problem-solvers, as they can quickly identify problems and develop effective strategies for solving them.

In addition to their intelligence, Scorpios are also characterized by their fierce determination. Once they set their sights on a goal, they are unlikely to give up until they achieve it. This tenacity can be both a positive and negative trait, as it can lead to great success but also stubbornness and inflexibility.

Scorpios are also known for their passion and intensity. They tend to approach everything in life with great enthusiasm and energy. This can sometimes result in impulsive decisions, but it also makes Scorpios very exciting and fun to be around.

See Also: Capricorn, Aquarius, Pisces, Sagittarius