Capricorn and Scorpio: Will This Relationship Work?


Scorpio, the water sign, sensitive, yet vengeful when wronged, and Capricorn, the earth sign, realistic, yet guarded–how’s this going to go? Scorpio, if you’re the one rolling downhill, going with the flow, then Capricorn will be standing at the bottom of the valley, ready to catch you if you fall.

This will be a symbiotic bond, one where your differences will infiltrate each other’s mindsets, and you won’t be able to ignore that there’s a connection brewing. Scorpio, you’re the more emotionally sensitive of the two, and just like water is absorbed into the earth, you’ll rub off on the more logical Capricorn and teach them how to open up. Your bond is one for the books.

Capricorn Zodiac Symbol


Life is easy in your eyes, Capricorn. Follow the rules, make schedules, keep things in order–how can you go wrong? Ruled by Saturn, the planet of order, your motto in life is all about taking one step forward to get where you’re going. You’re not going to wander off in the woods for no reason. You’re an earth sign, grounded in your logic and led by your head instead of your heart.

You may come off as short and cold, but deep down, you’re just hesitant to let people into your life. It’s not that you’re afraid of getting hurt. Time is just valuable, and you don’t want to waste it on people, things, and places that aren’t going to add to your life in a positive way.

Once you allow the good things into your life, nothing will hold you back. You’re ambitious and an overachiever, always aiming to be at the top of your game and give the most of yourself to whatever you’ve decided is important.

Risks are something you avoid at all costs unless you’ve considered all the possible options of how it may play out. Because you’re loyal, once you let someone into your life, you’ll show them a side of yourself many people won’t get to see.

At your core, you’re genuine, fun, and full of life. And while you may never be the life of the party, to those who know you best, your company offers enough to make them keep coming back.

Scorpio Zodiac Symbol


With a symbol like the scorpion, you can kind of guess what might happen if someone wrongs someone like you, Scorpio. You have a stinger for a reason, and you’re more than happy to use it if someone hurts you or someone you love.

Loyalty is everything to you and is at the core of the friendships you aim to cultivate. While you’re often confused with a fire sign because of your passion and intensity, you’re actually a water sign who is sensitive and intuitive, keen to go with the flow if it feels like the right thing to do.

You’re in the eighth house of emotional bonds and intimacy, which represents the connections you seek to build with those you love. As a fixed sign, you’re driven toward accomplishing your goals but prefer to follow the patterns that you find have given you success in the past.

You’ve probably been called an old soul before, and there’s something mysteriously charming about your personality that draws people in. You’re ruled by Mars and Pluto, planets that represent energy and rebirth, respectively.

Transformation is a part of your personality, less so in the action-oriented aspect of it, but in the emotional part of your personality. Because you feel so intensely, you need time to recharge after too much interaction, and then once you do, like a snake shedding its skin, you’ll emerge into the world ready to reconnect with everything around you.

Capricorn and Scorpio in Friendship

You two are both guarded for separate reasons. Scorpio, because you’re incredibly empathetic and feel intensely, you understand that keeping a barrier between you and your friends will limit the emotions you absorb from the people around you. Capricorn, you’re cautious about who you let into your life because time is valuable and you don’t want to waste it on the wrong people.

Yet, because you both seek genuine friendships, you’ll make an effort to put yourself out there. Capricorn, as a cardinal sign, you’re a go-getter, and while you may try to make new friends, you lack some of the emotional sensitivity that allows people to bond with you. That’s where your Scorpio friend comes in. They’ll supply the emotion you’re afraid to give, and because they can sense that you’re a genuine, loyal person, they’ll be the first to accept an invitation to hang out and may go out of their way to do the same.

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Capricorn, let’s be honest. You pretend you don’t have feelings, but you do. A lot of them, way down deep inside you. Your exterior shell is just the tip of the iceberg of who you really are.

Scorpio gets this because, like you, they like to pretend that they’re immune to pain. It’s this similarity that will ultimately bring you together, and when you two start to bond, it will be less about what you’re doing and more about recognizing that it’s okay to be vulnerable and your conversations, deep and full of heart, will reflect that.

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Scorpio, when you get annoyed, everyone knows it, even if you don’t use your words. This may take more level-headed Capricorn by surprise. You, Capricorn, don’t particularly like talking about the nitty-gritty of your relationships.

You’d much prefer to sweep things under the rug, but Scorpio’s energy will be hard to ignore. And because you care about your friend, you’ll ask them what is wrong. Scorpio, knowing how logical you are, will not only be surprised by this but will calm down their emotions to communicate better with you.

At the end of the day, Capricorn, you’ll teach Scorpio how to keep a cool head, and Scorpio, you’ll show Capricorn how to connect with your feelings.

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Scorpio, you’ll fall much faster for strangers than your Capricorn friend. And because you feel intensely, it’s likely you may have those rose-colored glasses on before the end of the first date. Still, you really don’t like to feel vulnerable, and because you’re private, you’ll probably keep these feelings to yourself unless you’re with a friend you truly trust, like Capricorn.

The great thing about you, Cap, is that although you don’t really understand how Scorpio can fall so fast, you will never judge them. Once you allow someone into your life, you’re there to listen and be loyal, and that includes listening to them vent.

Capricorn, you can probably stand to learn a thing or two from Scorpio’s connection to their emotions, and although you may struggle with expressing this to them, you enjoy listening to their experiences with dating because you’d like to learn how to be more open emotionally.

For you, Scorpio, if you feel wronged by a partner, your first go-to move is revenge. Fortunately for you, grounded Capricorn will be the angel on your shoulder, talking you back down to earth.

Capricorn and Scorpio in Love

Your elements may be earth and water–but who started the fire?! I know, that was corny, but I couldn’t help it! That’s what the chemistry is like between you two. It’s the fan your face ‘it’s getting hot in here’ type of attraction. You share similar attitudes towards life–that you have to go after what you want. This perspective draws you together as friends and it will be what will bind you in love–if you can learn to let your mutual guards down.

It was easier to do as friends than as lovers–isn’t it always?–but when you two shed a little of your soul, you’ll both realize that you’re more alike than you thought. Your shared values of loyalty will lock you into place, your honest attitudes driving you both forward to a place where you will be not only each other’s cheerleaders but the person who will tell you the truth when no one else will.

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You’ll definitely both have a guard up on this date. Capricorn, the more frugal of the two of you, may pick somewhere less flashy than you’d prefer Scorpio, but as soon as you meet up, if there is even the slightest amount of physical attraction, there will be a simmer brewing beneath the surface that will make your external surroundings fade into the background.

Scorpio, you’ll respect Capricorn’s hardworking drive and Capricorn, you’ll be fascinated by Scorpio’s emotional intensity. These are two traits you both want to work on; as the night progresses, you’ll realize you’re already rubbing off on each other.

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Over the course of your relationship, Scorpio, you’ll encourage Capricorn to open up and connect with the emotions they like to pretend they don’t have. And Capricorn, you’ll show Scorpio that they’re actually not doing a very good job at pretending they don’t have emotions.

If anything, you, Scorpio can become a boiling pot of water if someone wrongs you. Capricorn will keep you grounded, being that wooden spoon sliding over to rest on the pot to stop you from overflowing (this isn’t just a metaphor but a real-life hack–try it!)

Your quality time will consist of like-minded conversations, and although you may have differing interests, once those guards come down, you’ll have enough trust that you won’t have any issues if either of you decides to do your own thing. Scorpio, you can practice giving acts of service to Capricorn, who much prefers that as a love language, and Capricorn, you can work on giving Scorpio words of affirmation.

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This is going to be fun. Your mutual interest in intimacy is going to make the bedroom nice and spicy.

Capricorn, you keep things a little more routine under the sheets, and Scorpio will be a breath of fresh air eager to show you new things.

Because neither of you judges the other, you’ll be more than happy to explore the other’s interests.

The Verdict?

Capricorn, your pragmatism will inspire Scorpio to pursue their desires, while your emotional intensity, Scorpio, will show Capricorn how to connect with their feelings. As friends, you’ll connect immediately. Those guards may be slower to fall as lovers, but once they do, you two will have nothing standing between the success of your relationship.

Compatibility Scale:

  • 1- Get AWAY from me
  • 2- Who are you again?
  • 3- I tolerate you
  • 4- You’re pretty cool
  • 5- Let’s gooooo!

Friendship Compatibility

5.0 Gold Stars

Love Compatibility

4.0 Gold Stars

What if I Love This Person?

Gettttt it–cause guess what? You got it.