The Meaning of Your Scorpio Moon

The meaning of scorpio moon

Discover the meaning of your Moon Sign. Learn how understanding your Scorpio Moon will help you know what you need.

Born under Scorpio Moon, you need depth and intimacy from those you share your life with. By nature you are both sensitive and loyal. You feel things deeply and when you commit to someone or something you are likely to stay the course.

You need to know who you can trust. You also need to let others support you when required. Being close creates a sense of stability. This gives you the reassurance you require.

Scorpio is a Fixed Water sign. This means your inner needs are related to the emotional, psychological and spiritual dimensions of life. When you desire something or someone you desire it completely. As you grow, you will need to learn to let go of any unnecessary attachments somehow.

The Scorpio Moon lends a perceptive, powerful, and charismatic quality to your personality. Others may see you as somewhat mysterious, hard to read or perhaps aloof. Just like your sign’s namesake-  the scorpion – you have a reputation which does not match the facts. You are mostly gentle, at times reclusive and happy to keep to yourself

Whilst you are in fact especially sensitive and caring, you may project an aura that says otherwise. This is because you feel a need to protect your vulnerabilities. Your sensitivity means you feel the slightest vibration and this can impact your delicate inner core. You need time to get to know people and work out who you can trust

Emotional wellbeing comes from having close connections which allow you to explore either your own personal depths or the mysteries of the Universe. Depending on other influences in your chart, you are probably quite passionate and need relationships that match your level of emotional intensity. You need intimacy in relationships, and demand loyalty in return.

Scorpio Moon is also a sign of privacy. You probably prefer to keep your personal matters to yourself. Rather than letting everybody know how you feel, you could grow up learning to keep your true feelings to yourself. Unless other factors in your chart alter this, you won’t reveal things easily. You really need to know you can trust someone else before you will be prepared to share.

The sensitivity and depth of your nature means you probably have quite intense reactions to things, especially when you are young. Because the quality of your emotions – their strength and expression – can be so powerful, they can at times be overwhelming. 

As you are growing up, you may find yourself swinging between extremes. Whilst all teenagers go through emotional fluctuations, yours may be more pronounced. It’s important you understand this. You need time and space to get a handle on what it is you truly feel.  

It’s important to remember not to collapse yourself into your emotions. With Scorpio Moon, you might believe that just because you are feeling something strongly it must be acted on. As you mature, you will develop emotional intelligence. You need to know how to feel things deeply but at the same time let these feelings flow through you, without becoming all-consumed.

Over time, you will learn to understand the depths of your emotions. You need time alone for self-analysis and introspection. Your sensitivity gives you an amazing degree of insight into your own and other people’s nature. You need the space to work out the difference between unconscious impulses, conscious desires and influences you have absorbed from the world around you. 

As you explore the depths in your own nature, you also recognize the motivations of others. You need to trust your instincts. Your first impression of people is probably very astute and you will see things that others do not. Trust what your gut is telling you. You need to draw on the wisdom of instinct more. 

Scorpio Moon is also associated with psychic ability. You are likely to have a very sharp intuition. You may be drawn to the mysteries of life, wanting to know more about magic, alchemy or anything occult. 

Or you may just be very perceptive, and do well in any situation that requires you to read the subtext in a room. You may be a natural born detective, have a great sense of financial management or know how to motivate others by appealing to their psychological triggers. 

As this sign relates to the transformation of energy, you will be drawn to anything that involves changing forms. You may find it helps to develop your intuitive gifts through meditation or energy work. You may also be attracted to working in arenas that expose you to crisis. You can do well in any career that requires you to use gut instinct for making important decisions in the moment.


Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick. – Bruce Lee, Moon in Scorpio


Because you feel intensely, for better or for worse,  this can make you feel at times vulnerable. In truth you were born with great strength. Perhaps your mother had to keep her true feelings to herself for some reason, or perhaps she was just especially aware of the hidden undercurrents in the circumstances around her? Or maybe gifted with profound insight? In some way you have learned to be self-protective because of your early home life. As you grow older you can learn to turn your sensitivity into a powerful asset.  

You have a real talent for pinpointing exactly what others really want or need – which may be confronting – but always brings the truth to light. Through confronting things for what they really are, you bring insight and wisdom into your own and others lives. 

Through sharing your emotional insights, you uncover the truth about yourself. At the same time, you expose yourself to deeper levels of power and vulnerability. 

This process of self-exposure is what you need, and ultimately leads you to a form of inner transformation that can only happen through trust and mutual intimacy. The goal if you are born under a Scorpio Moon is to create deeper levels of intimacy. Through relationships you understand the world around and your place in it. By connecting and sharing with others, inner peace is found.

There may however be a tendency to try and protect your vulnerability. You may try to  hide the depths of what you really feel. The tendency to suppress or conceal your feelings can go both ways. On the one hand, you may try to detach from emotional encounters. You might avoid challenging situations like sex and relationships. You may try to protect yourself from getting too close to others. You might compensate through devoting all your time to family or work.  

Defence can be used as a form of offence to prevent others discovering how sensitive and vulnerable you really are. You need to develop trust in others by letting them into your life. This means listening to your own intuition, and choosing the right confidantes to share with.


I’m a fountain of blood. In the shape of a girl – Bjork, Moon in Scorpio


At the highest level, your Scorpio Moon gives you the ability to transform your own and others lives. You can act as an agent for change, and become a catalyst for greater growth. 

A natural psychologist, you can succeed in any field that involves ‘reading’ others. How well you do this will depend on how prepared you are to face the shadow in yourself. By exploring your own negative qualities you learn to help others see theirs. 

Your greatest gift is your ability to bring light into your own and others’ lives by seeing things for what they really are. You help others transform what needs redeeming through accepting themselves – warts and all. Able to be trusted with others secrets, you can be the one they turn to with their most hidden pain. 

When you let others share their stories, you help them heal their pain. When you talk truthfully about what you feel is going on you help others find a path to transformation. 

With your awareness of the depths of human nature and empathy for others, you can offer comfort and support whilst at the same time showing others how to renew their lives.

Useful Links

Click on the links below to find out more about your Moon Sign. 

The Moon in Scorpio

What is A Moon Sign?

More about Sun/Moon/Rising Signs:

Sun/Moon/Rising Sign Combinations

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