Finding gifts for Scorpios isn't all as tricky as it seems—while this water sign may be intense at times, but they're also a deeply passionate, thoughtful sign who have a natural mystery and curiosity.
Senior astrologer for Astrology.com, Narayana Montúfar, explains that this water sign can "be quite emotional, but it wouldn’t necessarily be obvious" as their "magnetic energy" usually takes center stage. With an intense personality type comes big reactions, so you don't really want to get a present wrong—but when you get it right, it's guaranteed to win you some huge brownie points!
If it's all sending a bit intense shopping for gifts for Scorpios, don't panic—that's where we come in. We've collated 18 of the best gifts that the water sign will love all year round, whether you're looking for the best astrology gifts for Scorpios who want to explore their witchy side, or presents that will help them embrace their more adventurous proclivities. After all, as expert Noush Joon, astrologer at astrology website Girl and her Moon points out, Scorpios "love the thrill and intensity of life and want to feel alive" so boring gifts are definitely out!
Best gifts for each Zodiac sign
So you've bought your Scorpio pal a gift. Keen to shop according to your other family and friend's star sign? It certainly provides some great inspiration! If so, take a look at our gift guides below, which include present ideas for all of the signs, whether you're shopping for Christmas or beyond.
- Gifts for Aries: statement accessories and activewear gifts
- Gifts for Taurus: luxe gifts and thoughtful ideas for a sentimental sign
- Gifts for Cancer: personalized gifts and cozy, self-care ideas for Cancers
- Gifts for Leo: gift ideas to play to a Leo's fun and playful nature
- Gifts for Gemini: essentials for their fast-paced lifestyle and self-care treats
- Gifts for Libra: luxury products and pampering products for Libras
- Gifts for Sagittarius: gift ideas that are as fun and charming as they are
- Gifts for Capricorn: practical and personal gifts for goal-minded Capricorns
- Gifts for Aquarius: high-tech gadgets and eccentric treats for this quirky sign
- Gifts for Pisces: helpful gift ideas to match their relaxed cosmic energy
- Gifts for Virgo: gifts that will appeal to both their practical and homebody sides
Meet the experts on gifts for Scorpios
- Noush Joon is an intuitive astrologer at astrology website Girl and her Moon who specializes in properties of nature, human psychology, energy healing and self-development
- Narayana Montúfar is a senior astrologer for Astrology.com who specializes in birth charts
Best gifts for Scorpios
1. Bobbi Brown Jadestone eyeshadow palette 30g
With a range of colorful shades—centered around the Scorpio's trademark emerald green—this palette is one of the best eyeshadow palettes for cooler months.
Whether your Scorpio gal wants to embrace the green of her star sign or not, it's the perfect range to equip your Water sign friend with to serve some eye-catching winter looks.
2. The Illuminated Tarot: 53 Cards for Divination & Gameplay
Astrology expert Narayana suggests that "your witchy Scorpio could even use some spiritual tools", and tarot cards make great gifts for Scorpios interested in tapping deeper into the world of witchcraft and astrology.
Each card features stunning illustrations flexible enough to be used as a regular pack of cards, and the set comes with an instruction booklet on how to use tarot cards to guide your water sign friend through the basics.
3. Airbnb voucher
Given that Scorpios love the excitement of life, getting them an Airbnb voucher so that they can travel wherever they'd like is guaranteed to go down a treat.
You can pick any amount for your Airbnb gift card, though Airbnb themselves have set amounts with a minimum of £100 and a maximum of £500—but feel free to spend more or less on your loved one! You can get the card sent straight to their email, and the money will never expire, so they can spend their voucher whenever and wherever they'd like.
4. Lovsense Nora vibrator
There's no shying away from it: Scorpios love to get freaky. Their passionate personality, Noush notes, can often transfer to the bedroom, and so "lingerie or something you can do together with your Scorpio" are sure to go down well—as long as you're in a relationship with them!
The Lovsense Nora has been tried and tested as one of the best app-controlled vibrators on offer, and will bring some of that intense energy into your intimate time together.
5. Treetop Adventure with Go Ape
RRP from: $75/£33
If you have friends who are always chasing their next adrenaline rush, experience gifts make perfect gifts for Scorpios who fit the thrill seeker stereotype.
Noush highlights that Scorpios "might enjoy an activity gift, something that’s fueled with intensity and riding on the edge of fate"—equipped with rapid ziplines, sky-high climbing frames and rickety bridges, the Go Ape experience is sure to get their heart racing.
6. Maison Margiela Replica Whispers in the Library scent
Scorpios are the most mysterious of all the signs, so why not choose an equally mysterious fragrance for them as a gift?
Evoking the feeling of crisp book pages, the waxed wood of bookshelves, and the musky but endearing scent of the room, this unisex option is great for a male or female. It has notes of comforting vanilla absolute, spicy pepper essence, and a quietly majestic Cedarwood essence.
7. PD PAOLA Scorpio pendant necklace
If your Scorpio loved one wants to show their sign off with a subtle pride, this necklace from one of our best affordable jewelry brands is the perfect gift.
With gemstones set in the constellation of the Scorpio sign, this 18 carat yellow-gold plated accessory is sure to become their go-to whenever they want a bit of sparkle.
8. Crystals: The Modern Guide to Crystal Healing by Yulia Van Doren
As Noush suggests, many Scorpios will "like something that dives into the occult", and one way into the world of this witchcraft is crystals.
Give your favorite Scorpio a guide to the best crystals for beginners and how to use them to their full potential.
9. Papier Joy Notebook
Scorpios tend to have a lot of thoughts and feelings, so any avenue through which they can lot those out is always appreciated! So why not gift them this Papier notebook, which has plenty of space for them to journal out anything that may be bothering them, or that they want to remember?
With a very fitting 'Notes and thoughts' cover, and the fact that it comes in a variety of poppy colors, it's a great choice for the busy mind of a Scorpio.
10. Snake Coiled Stud Earrings
Though this sign takes inspiration from the scorpion, many people don't know that their spirit animal is actually a snake. These stunning gold snake-shaped earrings are packed full of sparkle and even feature the detail of green gemstone eyes—plus they'll look gorgeous alongside your friend's best huggie earrings.
Snakes might have a bad rep, but they're actually considered to be a symbol of transformation, perfect for the Scorpio in your life who is always looking to grow and glow.
11. lululemon Non-Stop Bomber Jacket (Online Only)
Scorpios are tough, straightforward, and sometimes want to retreat into themselves—and this lululemon bomber, we reckon, perfectly encapsulates all three of these traits!
A stylish yet sturdy piece of clothing, this is as good-looking as it is practical to wear in almost all weathers. It comes in three different color options, and can only be bought online—so don't head in store if you want to pick this up for your Scorpio pal.
12. Custom Metallic Map And Sound Wave Prints
The passionate side of this water sign means they love when others reciprocate their effort, and this set of two personalised prints is sure to show them you care.
You can choose any location and song that bears importance to your relationship, from the place you met and the first song you danced to, to your wedding venue and the song you tied the knot with.
13. Urban Decay 24/7 Glide On Eye Pencil in Overdrive
The intensity of the Scorpio's personality can often transfer into their make-up, and this waterproof eyeliner is perfect to achieve the colorful eyeliner looks of their dreams.
Overdrive is a lush, deep emerald green shade with a subtle sparkle, the perfect shade to match the Scorpio mysterious vibe.
14. Scorpio (Seeing Stars) By Stella Andromeda
This is the perfect gift for Scorpios who have always wanted to know things like the sign they're best suited to, the career they're destined to pursue or what traits they could use to their advantage.
With all of this info at their fingertips, they'll never need to come to you for advice again, making this one of the best astrology books around.
15. Happy, Love, Calm Or Strength Crystal Gift Set
As Narayana points out, the aspiring witches of the Scorpio sign "could use some spiritual tools, like gorgeous crystals". With four options to choose from—Happy, Love, Calm Or Strength—you can tailor the selection of crystals to whatever your Scorpio pal needs in their life right now.
Packaged in a gold glass pyramid, these crystals are the perfect gifts for Scorpios looking to learn more, as they're a great set to introduce the art of crystals for beginners.
16. Mansions of Madness board game
This interactive board game is perfect for Scorpios who like to tap into their Pluto alignment. Pluto is often considered the planet of death and regeneration—and what better way to connect to that energy at a gathering than playing this murder mystery game.
Designed to be played alongside an app, this immersive game will make you feel sucked into the world of the mystery, inspired by the spooky works of HP Lovecraft.
17. Acrylic glass photo stand
RRP from: $19.95/£12.95
Match the passionate drive of the Scorpio sign with this thoughtful photo display to display your favourite memory together.
Printed onto elegant acrylic glass, this gift is both temperature and shatter proof, making it a durable and long-lasting addition to any Scorpio home.
18. Damselfly Scorpio candle
RRP: £32 (UK only)
While, as Noush highlights, Scorpios "bring that adrenaline and thrillseeker energy", even the most adventurous water sign needs time to themselves.
Help your loved one relax with this elegant candle, complete with a poem tailored to the very best traits of the Scorpio sign. With floral notes like white jasmine couples with fresh fig, this has to be up there as one of the best scented candles around.
Sadia is a freelance lifestyle writer with a love for all things self-care. Previously a staff writer at The Know Media, she left in late 2021 for an MA in World Literature at the University of Warwick, and has been freelancing in between procrastinating her dissertation. She has since written for publications like Stylist Magazine, Delish UK and Mollie Magazine, amongst others.
When she’s not writing (or making yet another excessively colour-coded To Do list) you can find her reading everything from modern classics to contemporary debuts, or else tending to her many thriving plant babies.
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