Mercury in Scorpio

Mercury rules expression and communication. It tells us how we process information, how we think, and how we learn. It governs the way you prefer to communicate and whether you prefer small or big groups of people. If Scorpio is your Mercury sign, that means Mercury was traveling through Scorpio when you were born.

If you are unsure of what your Mercury sign is, calculate your birth chart to determine it.


Scorpio Mercury natives like to get to the heart of topics - and they are quite skilled at it. They are good at seeing through to the truth and are fearless when it comes to going where others fear to go. Basically like a human surveillance camera, Scorpio Mercury individuals can see through almost anything. They dislike superficiality. People may see them as suspicious and negative.

Mercury in Scorpio individuals are passionate, which shows through the way they communicate. They strive to help others and may even share some of their own thoughts as long as they are about other people and not themselves. They have excellent observation skills and will typically see things that others miss.

Scorpio Mercury focuses on strategy. They are intelligent and work by natural instincts. Their criticism may come off as negative at times, even if they think they are being constructive. It's very difficult to win an argument against a Scorpio Mercury. They have a hunger to win.

These people are extremely loyal and will defend the people they care about to the end. They also are great motivators. They are skilled at keeping secrets, especially their own. They also are talented at pulling the secrets from others. They can be outstanding detectives, researchers, or investigators. They enjoy mystery and science intrigues them. Anything that challenges the mind of a Scorpio Mercury will keep them occupied. They like to decipher what makes others tick.

This sign isn't particularly tactful; they will usually say what they are thinking. They may have quite a sharp tongue. Tenacious and stubborn, Mercury in Scorpio natives will hold on to subjects until satisfied. They have an emotional approach to things, as Scorpio is a water sign, which may be troublesome. This makes it hard for them to be objective.

If a Scorpio Mercury doesn't care about a subject, they will do everything they can to avoid it. This can be hard when it comes to school and other subjects.

Mercury in Scorpio natives have an uncanny understanding of human nature. What seems obvious to them may be confusing to others. They give off an intensity that others can't help but notice. It is common for people to either love or hate a Scorpio Mercury.

This sign may possess psychic talents. They are often quite interested in paranormal and mystical topics. They may be drawn to the arts and its darker sides. Scorpio Mercury people may be controlling or even manipulative at times and tend to be possessive of the people that they care about. They believe it is a way to keep them safe. While they will search for all the dark parts of others, they will avoid it within themselves. It is possible that they search for answers within themselves through others.



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