Which Zodiac Signs Are the Most Powerful? (And Which Are Not!)

Have you ever considered: Are you a power sign?

Undeniably, each zodiac sign is powerful in their own way. Yet, in this article, we’re going to narrow down what the most powerful zodiac signs are and what aren’t.

Where do you fall on the list of the most powerful zodiac signs!? How can you play into your power? Let’s find out!

Read next: How You Can Guess Someone’s Zodiac Sign

What Are the Most Powerful Zodiac Signs?

The most powerful signs dominate a single room. They walk into the party, and everyone is looking at them.

Not only that but you kind of want to get to know them yet are also scared to at the same time (you feel me here?).

These signs further have self-control and influence down pat. They offer a “seriously-don’t-mess-with-me” kind of vibes, along with the kind of aura where you desperately want them on your team.

So, are you one of these unique and powerful zodiac signs?

1. Leo

Leo Dates: July 23 to August 22

The lion is already the “king (or queen) of the jungle.” Thus, it probably comes as no surprise that Leo is ultra-powerful in more than a few ways. Ruled by the Sun, Leo is very in-touch and confident with their sense of self. That is because the Sun represents the Self.

Leos also tend to be super extroverted, quickly taking control of a crowd and demanding attention. Just like the Sun is the center of the solar system, Leo is the center of attention in most environments.

Leo may also firmly believe they know what’s best. But don’t let this fool you; they also are very much inclined to take care of their own!

Where else does Leo rank? Read: Are You the Best Zodiac Sign to Date (Or the Worst?!)

2. Scorpio

Scorpio Dates: October 23 to November 21

A Scorpio is an intense creature to reckon with. They are independent and strong, and you are more or less than likely to get stung if you end up on their bad side.

Scorpio’s planetary rulers include Mars and Pluto, which further accentuates Scorpio’s undeniable ambition and leadership traits. Where Mars rules ambition and passion, Pluto rules power itself. So, it’s no surprise that Scorpio made it to the top of the list of power zodiac signs.

3. Aries

Aries Dates: March 21 to April 19

This Fire sign sure knows how to light up a room. However, Aries fails to take the top two spots here, in part, due to their ruling planet Mars. Mars signifies war and power. Yet, the war portion of this can stand in the way of Aries truly rising up above.

The main problem? Aries lacks satisfaction and always wants more. This can lead to some questionable decisions and very reckless behavior. Thus, while powerful, Aries has to tread lightly to avoid the pitfalls of their power.

4. Capricorn

Capricorn Dates: December 22 to January 21

Don’t mess with a Capricorn. This Earth sign is ruthless at going after what they want.

The planetary ruler of Capricorn is Saturn—ruler of determination, will, and time. While the Sun rules over the planets, it is Saturn who keeps a watchful eye on everything. So with its ruling planet, it comes as no surprise this powerful zodiac sign has undeniably determination and is willing to put in the work to get to where they want to be.

As a leader, Capricorns flourish. They truly “see” people and are frequently viewed as figures of authority.

5. Taurus

Taurus Dates: April 20 to May 20

As a Taurus, you go after what you want. Determined and stubborn, this Earth sign has got the power to lead and get stuff done.

The zodiac is symbolically represented by the bull, and to put it bluntly, this sign knows how to take the bull by its horns and get their way.

6. Sagittarius

Sagittarius Dates: November 22 to December 21

The Sagittarius sign is emotionally strong, holding up even in the direst of circumstances.

As a Fire sign, you might think of a Sagittarius as the complete opposite. However, they become a pillar of sorts when times are tough. They are determined to persevere.

So while you might not see this sign as the most gregarious or attention-inducing as, say Leo or Scorpio, it’s pretty incredible what this sign is capable of with their emotional power!

7. Virgo

Virgo dates: August 23 to September 22

Virgo ranks here because its ruling planet, Mercury, does offer this sign one super-powerful trait: communication. Yet, a Virgo won’t necessarily step into the spotlight with this superpower. Rather, they will process and internalize.

Unfortunately, this means they can let others’ ideas and opinions get into their head, making them somewhat weaker than other signs!

8. Libra

Libra dates: September 23 to October 22

As a soft, gentle, and caring sign, Libras don’t exactly ooze power. Yet, remember, power isn’t everything!

While Libras steer clear of conflict usually and have difficulty making decisions, this Air sign is also very balanced. At the same time, they don’t demand attention as other signs tend to do.

9. Aquarius

Aquarius Dates: January 20 to February 18

Another Air sign, Aquarius can be a bit all over the place. From one day to the next, you might get a completely different person. They can be determined and motivated one day and then completely aloof and distracted another.

With big dreams, Aquarius also has trouble following through. Thus, their true power is their unwavering faith in an optimistic outcome.

10. Cancer

Cancer Dates: June 21 to July 22

The thing about Cancer is that they are often listed as emotional beings. Yet, they could be great leaders and allude to great power. The real issue? They’d rather not be.

Sensitive and compassionate, this zodiac sign is ruled by the Moon, making this Water sign super in-tune with feelings, empathy, emotions, and comfort.

Read next: Are You a Stereotypical Cancer? Check Out These 8 Shocking Myths About This Zodiac Sign

11. Gemini

Gemini Dates: May 21 to June 20

With Mercury as its ruling planet, Gemini is very communicative and outgoing. Yet, they often are plagued by indecisiveness and other wishy-washy traits that tend to get the best of them.

Thus, their lack of being able to stick to that one thing takes away their power. At the same time, a Gemini’s versatility is their true power (and nothing to be ashamed of!).

12. Pisces

Pisces Dates: February 20 to March 20

Pisces are posed as “great escape artists.” While very artistic, this sign tends to lose itself to their artistic endeavors and creations. And this makes further sense when you realize Pisces’ ruling planet is Neptune, which stands for illusions and confusion.

All in all, this escape to whole other worlds makes Pisces the weakest emotional sign and the least powerful zodiac sign.

Can You Improve Your Power?

Always! Look at the positive and negative traits of your zodiac sign. What are your pitfalls? How can you improve them?

At the same time, remember: power is entirely subjective. While the above list outlines the most powerful zodiac signs and the least powerful zodiac signs, your strength is your true power.

Each zodiac sign dominates in different arenas.

So, don’t let this list beat you down or build you up too much. There’s always more than what meets the eye!

Related article: Are You the Best Zodiac Sign to Date (Or the Worst?!)

About The Author
Krista Budgen
Physiotherapist, piano player, skydiver, yogi, adventure traveler, and energetic force of positivity, Krista is herself a (delightful) force to be reckoned with! “Believing in yourself is really half the battle,” says Krista. Anything is possible and you really can achieve anything you set your mind to, is her motto. As a health and wellbeing professional, Krista has created exercise rehab programs and also serves as a consultant on functional fitness and injury rehab for traveling musicians and artists. Her wellness expertise brings a unique voice to this space and her article topics will surely inform and entertain. Krista is a “can-do” Cancer Sun, flexing her eager and devoted nature to enhance our Astrology Answers community and allow our readers to recognize their best cosmic selves.
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