Sign: Sagittarius the Archer
Dates: November 22 through December 21st
- Ruling Planet: Jupiter
- Quality: Mutable
- Element: Fire
- Root Power: Capacity to spread beliefs
- Positive Traits: Generous, idealistic, great sense of humor, cheerful, ambitious
- Negative Traits: Unpredictable, irrepressible, impatient, tactless, egocentric, restless, unemotional
- Likes: Dares, flirting, pets, travel, laughing, books, freedom
- Dislikes: Prejudice, routines, rules, being bored, clingy people
- Good Day: Honest, fair-minded, inspiring, optimistic, enthusiastic, encouraging, dedicated
- Bad Day: Feels like all their fault, too harsh on self, argumentative, reckless, flaky, preachy, tactless, overconfident
- Turn offs: People who butt in or take their freedom
- Lucky Color: Violet
- Lucky Number: 3, 7, 9, 12, 21
- Lucky Day: Thursday
- Flower: Narcissus
- Basic Trait: “I perceive”
- Quirk: Notorious for half finished projects and clutter
- Advice: Slow down and stick with somethings for a few minutes
- Life Pursuit: To live a good life
- Secret Wish: To make the rules
- Known for: Inspirer and eternal optimist of the zodiac
Sagittarius is represented by the Archer or Centaur. Centaur’s are half human and half horse. From the waist up, they are the highest truth seekers. From the waist down, they are all hooves and restless.
There are two stories associated with this Centaur. One is all about the centaur being a great archer as well as musically talented. This centaur was an inspiration to the muses and asked Zeus for a place among the stars.
The second story is all about Chiron the Centaur, the first Astrologer. He did not give in to his animalistic tendencies and instead became a teacher and healer of men. Unfortunately, his friend Hercules accidentally shot him in the thigh with a poisoned arrow. As he was immortal, he did not die but experienced unending, excruciating pain. When Prometheus was dying, Chiron offered his immortality in order to save him and be rid of his pain. This earned Chiron a place among the stars.
Day to Day
Sagittarius loves to explore unknown territories. Their contagious energy inspires all to dream big, chase the impossible, and take fearless risks. Sometimes to the point of biting off more than they can chew. The Archer’s energy manifests itself through enlightenment, travel, and truth seeking. They are naturally curious, just wanting adventure and to learn. This sign also loves deep discussions on the meaning of life.
They take ownership of all they do, and never pass blame or point fingers. Unfortunately, they also set standards for themselves that are unrealistic and impossible to live up to. Sagittarius is self reliant and full of true grit. They are able to transform their thoughts into concrete actions and do anything to achieve their goals.
Sagittarius is drawn to the great outdoors as a wordly adventurer. For them, life is a smorgasbord of experiences and discoveries waiting to be had. Their goal is to tackle as many as possible during their time. Luckily, their energy and stamina knows no bounds. Taking risks comes easily and naturally.
This sign is also funny and entertaining. They are one of the happiest signs. An extrovert who likes changes, Sagittarius are fearless when it comes to confronting the new or unknown. They do not dwell in the past; they are much more interested in what will happen tomorrow versus today’s mistakes.
The Archer believe that the universe will provide whats needed. This optimistic sign quests endlessly for new experiences, wisdom, and enlightenment. This optimism makes them oblivious to the fact that they could be wrong in their actions. This sign also fails to always think things through. For a Sagittarius, commitment and structure are traps versus security or happiness. They constantly seek truth.
Impact of Element, Quality, and Planet
Fire inspires Sagittarius to have an innate sense of optimism that can impact others. They combine their trailblazing leadership into wisdom and action. They have the strong ability to live in the moment and be courageous. This is a warm and vibrant sign, that brings light and vitality to every life and space they touch.
The mutable quality allows them to adapt and be the chameleon of signs. They can easily perfect plans that others lay out. Jupiter moves Sagittarius to act, think, and live big in every sense. Thankfully, the planet also provides more than the usual share of luck to this sign as well as a great sense of humor. They can be overconfident and full of hot air. Often times this results in the centaur leaping without looking. This can lead to an over-abundance of expenses on unnecessary things. Thankfully, they also love to store up knowledge and will use this to help balance the times of famine in order to bring back the feast.
Sagittarius are enthusiastic when expressing their affections. This is not a jealous or meddlesome sign. They always like to see the best in everyone and everything. They are generous, always going the extra mile. The archer is dedicated to family and a friend to all. They have a kind heart and always want to fix problems for the people in their lives.
Be mindful though, to a Sagittarius, their freedom is their greatest treasure. Trying to get this archer to keep their feet on the ground can be a challenge. Those around them need to be free to move because a Sagittarius will only be miserable if they are tied down and forced to stay in place. This is a very social sign and the Sagittarius will always be surrounded by quick friends and casual romances. However, because these friends and romances come so easily to the Sagittarius, they tend to run at the first sign of trouble. They love their freedom and have a hard time buckling down and doing the work to make a relationship last when the going gets tough.
Sagittarius men are fun loving and eternal travelers. This frank adventurer needs freedom, so their partner will need to learn when to hold on and when to let go. To keep this archer’s attention, you will need to share their quest for new experiences. They are always enthusiastic and make great listeners.
This sign will need space in a relationship; which is why they are known as the bachelor sign. They do not easily find happiness in relationships and they do not believe in love at first sight. That being said, they are still very loyal, faithful, and dedicated. Sagittarius appreciate love, commitment, and truth above all else. As a playful, humorous archer, they enjoy having fun with their partners. Their counterparts need to be intellectual, sensitive, and expressive. Do not let this sign get bored!
A Sagittarius in love will not be denied, but lovers beware, those under this sign are notorious for having a complete lack of tact. They will be downright blunt and even accidentally rude to those on the receiving end. You must be prepared for this and able to weather their opinions without becoming too hurt.
The signs most suitable for a relationship with a Sagittarius are Aries, Leo, Libra, and Aquarius. Read more about the other signs and how they compliment Sagittarius in various roles on our Zodiac page!