Getting to Know the Elements

Updated: Mar 18, 2020

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Getting to Know the Elements

The 4 Elements are the best known correspondences in magic - they represent all things of the material realm. If you practice a form of Western magic, you may recognize a 5th Element called Spirit (or Quintessence).


Direction: East

Time of Day: Dawn / sunrise

Sabbat: Spring Equinox / Ostara

State of Matter: Gas

Astrological Signs: Aquarius, & Gemini

Earth Level: Atmosphere

Animal Parts: Feathers, wings

Craft Tools: Bell, wand, incense smoke

Tarot (card) Suit: Wands / clubs

Human Parts: Breath

Spells: Divination, prophecy

Spell Disposal: To scatter - in wind

Represents: Intellect, mind

Colors: Yellow / white

Elemental: Sylphs

Energy: Yang / masculine


Direction: South

Time of Day: Noon

Sabbat: Summer Solstice / Litha / Midsummer’s Eve

State of Matter: Plasma

Astrological Signs: Aries, Leo, & Sagittarius

Earth Level: Magnetosphere

Animal Parts: Fangs, claws

Craft Tools: Sword, athame, candle

Tarot (card) Suit: Swords / spades

Human Parts: Blood

Spells: Purification, repulsion, love magic

Spell Disposal: To burn - in fire

Represents: Energy, force

Colors: Red / orange

Elemental: Salamanders

Energy: Yang / masculine


Direction: West

Time of Day: Dusk / sunset

Sabbat: Autumn Equinox / Mabon

State of Matter: Liquid

Astrological Signs: Cancer, Scorpio, & Pisces

Earth Level: Hydrosphere

Animal Parts: Shells, fins

Craft Tools: Chalice, cauldron

Tarot (card) Suit: Cups / hearts

Human Parts: Tears

Spells: Offering, to conjure rain

Spell Disposal: To dissolve - in water

Represents: Emotion, desire

Colors: Blue / silver

Elemental: Undines

Energy: Yin / feminine


Direction: North

Time of Day: MidnightSabbat: Winter Solstice / Yule

State of Matter: Solid

Astrological Signs: Capricorn, Taurus, & Virgo

Earth Level: Geosphere

Animal Parts: Bones, hide

Craft Tools: Altar stone, pentacle, salt

Tarot (card) Suit: Pentacles / diamonds

Human Parts: Nails, hair

Spells: Healing, prosperity, banishing

Spell Disposal: To bury - in the ground

Represents: Matter, body

Colors: Green / black

Elemental: Gnomes

Energy: Yin / feminine

Direction: Changing of the seasons / Wheel of the Year

Craft Tools: Pentacle, robe, cord, rope

Spells: Enlightenment, spiritual knowledge

Represents: Center, origin

Colors: Purple / white / black

Energy: Universal

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