Halloween Tarot

[Emperor] [Death] Kipling West has "twisted, turned and tweaked" the traditional images of the Rider-Waite deck "to create a festive, if slightly freakish, old-time Halloween world." This deck features the usual Halloween characters and symbols. A black cat appears on every card. The deck also draws on figures such as the Mummy from old horror movies and other scary settings. More traditional tarot symbols are also woven into the images. The 4 suit symbols have been changed to match the Halloween theme: Wands = Imps, Cups = Ghosts, Swords = Bats and Pentacles = Pumpkins. There is a book to go with this deck called The Halloween Tarot written by Karin Lee (148 pages). The book offers an account of Halloween history and traditions as well as more information about the deck.

Number of Cards Size Copyright Card Back Design
22 major/56 minor
2 3/4" x 4 3/4" 1996 [back design]
Order - Amazon

Language of Card Titles: English

Style of Suit Cards (2-10): story pictures

Also Included: instruction booklet, title card, description card

Major Arcana:
Fool, Magician, High Priestess, Empress, Emperor, Hierophant,
Lovers, Chariot, Strength, Hermit, Wheel of Fortune, Justice,
Hanged Man, Death, Temperance, Devil, Tower, Star, Moon,
Sun, Judgment, World

Suit Names: Imps (Wands), Ghosts (Cups), Bats (Swords), Pumpkins (Pentacles)

Court Cards: King, Queen, Knight, Page

Links to Other Sites:
Review - Wicce website


[King of Pumpkins] [Nine of Ghosts] [Ace of Imps]


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