Five Of Wands: Yes Or No? (+ In-Depth Explanation)


If you’ve found yourself wondering whether the Five of Wands means ‘yes’ or ‘no’ when it appears during your tarot reading, you’ve come to right place!

In this article we’ll provide you with an in-depth explanation of this tarot card and its specific ‘yes or no’ meaning.

On top of that, we’ll also dive a bit deeper and explain its direct meaning when pulled in reversed position or during a love themed tarot reading. 

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Five Of Wands: Yes Or No? 

The Five of Wands is a tarot card that means ‘no’. It indicates there are some challenging times ahead that will need all your energy before being able to move on to something new. Once the blocks are removed, you can move ahead with confidence and perseverance. 

Even thought the Five of Wands isn’t the most cheerful card to come across during your tarot reading, it can be an important one if you’re open to learning how you can actually benefit from the valuable lessons it potentially has to offer.

The Five of Wands in upright position is a clear indicator of some kind of conflict or challenge coming your way.

This can either be in your personal or professional life (looking at the cards surrounding the Five of Wands can be a great way to establish in what area of your life you can expect this specific challenge)

the 5 of Wands tarot card from the Light Seers tarot deck
The 5 of Wands tarot card from the captivating Light Seer’s Tarot Deck

Even though you will probably encounter some difficult emotions inside of yourself as a result of this challenge, the Five of Wands can be a great teacher with regards to accepting the fact that not everyone will always be on your side and that this is more than okay.

If you’ve been struggling with always needing to receive acceptance and validation of others, this specific challenge has the potential to teach you some valuable insights.

You will start to see that not everyone needs to share your opinion and you can respectfully agree to disagree with whoever doesn’t support your dreams or visions.

Once the blockage has been removed you will feel as if a weight has been lifted off your shoulders as you finally start to see that the only one who is responsible for your life choices and their consequences is you. 

Therefore, the Five of Wands can actually be quite a motivating card as you can rest assured that whatever challenge is coming your way will be something you can handle and overcome with confidence and ease.

One important thing to remember, when asking your tarot cards ‘yes or no’ type of questions, is to keep a few key aspects in mind when it comes to formulating the question you want to ask.

Besides always making sure your questions are phrased from a place of positive energy, there are some other aspects you really want to check out before asking a question.

Keeping these specific aspects in mind will surely help you to get the most accurate answers from your cards! You can check out this article on how to ask your tarot cards ‘yes or no’ questions for more information.

Five Of Wands Reversed: Yes Or No? 

When the Five of Wands is pulled in reversed position it generally means ‘yes’. The reversed position indicates that a specific conflict or argument you’ve encountered is going to be settled soon which will provide you with a deep sense of peace and calm. Good communication is key at this point. 

The Five of Wands in reverse is actually quite a positive tarot card to encounter during your reading.

With this card on your side you can rest assured knowing some conflict that has been bothering you lately will soon be resolved. 

The misunderstandings will clear up as a result of practicing mutual respect and understanding.

It indicates you and your person both want to bring back a sense of harmony and are motivated to spark the connection again. 

The Five of Wands shows that you’re aware of the fact that everybody lives their own truth which can actually give quite a lot of beautiful insights once we’re able to put the ego aside and see what we can offer and teach each-other. 

Five Of Wands And Love: Yes Or No? 

When the Five of Wands appears during a tarot love reading it generally means ‘no’. This card indicates a sense of pressure that is blocking the spontaneity in the connection between you and your (potential) partner. Allow things to flow and have faith that what is meant for you will come. 

When the Five of Wands shows up as a result after asking a love question it can generally be taken as a clear sign that you’ve fallen out of contact with your higher self and your trust in the Universe.

It is time to reconnect and have confidence in who you are and what you bring to the table.

Instead of trying to force love into your life, live your truest life for yourself and experience the right people gravitating towards you without having to bend over backwards. 

When you’re single, the Five of Wands can also show up when your person of interest has other interested candidates which can make you feel insecure and possibly cause you to distance yourself from the situation.

As long as you stay true to yourself and not act as if you’re more or less than anyone else, when it’s meant to be, all the so called ‘competition’ won’t matter anyway. 

The 5 of Wands tarot card explained at 1:05:42, video by Moonlight Guidance

In Conclusion

The Five of Wands generally means ‘no’. When this tarot card shows up during your ‘yes or no’ tarot reading it can be taken as a clear sign that now is not the right time to move ahead with new projects or activities.

It indicates it’s best to spare your energy for challenging times that may need to be dealt with first.

When pulled in reverse, the Five of Wands means ‘yes’. It indicates that the storm is about to subside and move you into calmer waters. 

If your question concerns a love related query, the Five of Wands can best be interpreted as a ‘no’ answer at this point.

It indicates someone in the connection is putting too much pressure on the situation which isn’t allowing things to flow as they should. Let go and see the pieces fall into place as they were meant to.  

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