Sign Combinations: Sun in Aries and Pisces Ascendant
Two people with the same Sun sign will share some similar traits. However, not all Aries Sun individuals present the same way, and that’s where their Ascendant sign (or Rising sign) comes into play.
The Sun sign is also modified by the Sun’s aspects and house position, and a full interpretation of a person’s natal chart can be illuminating. However, Sun-Ascendant combinations can reveal interesting differences (and similarities) between people born under the same Sun.
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What does it mean to have the Sun in Aries AND a Pisces Ascendant?
Sun in Aries – Pisces Ascendant Combination
Fiery personality with an understated vibe.
Has a fascinating way about them that draws in quite a bit of attention. Comes across as soft and yielding, but has a stronger will than is first apparent!
Description: The combination of an Aries Sun and a Pisces Ascendant makes for a unique mixture of conflicting qualities. While both signs are very emotional, people born under the Aries-Pisces combination express their emotions very differently. Where an Aries experiences their emotions fast and hard but fleeting, a Pisces has a softer, quieter, but more persistent way of expressing their feelings. The result is complicated!
The Pisces Ascendant adds a calm, soft, and somewhat shy appearance to the fiery Aries underbelly. Consequently, people they meet may be surprised at how bold and direct they are once they get to know them more.
The Pisces with an Aries Ascendant comes across as quite gentle, receptive, and understated. They are more likely to be wallflowers who like to observe and keep their thoughts rather close to the chest when they are out in public or with people they do not know well.
In truth, they often come across as far more shy than they are. Although they are not secretive because, as an Aries, they ultimately like to be as honest as possible, rarely leaving feelings and thoughts unsaid, the Pisces Ascendant leads them to live in their mind much more than usual. As a result, they’re less obviously direct and open like the typical Aries. The Aries-Pisces can easily get wrapped up in their thoughts and dreams and not be as verbal about them.
These types of Aries seem more laidback and calm than they may feel inside. In actuality, they are very energetic and peppy. Their dreamy, casual, in-the-clouds energy may make people think they are more lazy or irresponsible than they are, as well. Their easy-going, carefree appearance masks a highly ambitious, competitive fighter who is hard-working and passionate about what they do. In truth, Aries-Pisces people rebound quickly from letdowns–they have remarkable resilience.
Where Aries is naturally very direct and can sometimes be argumentative, the Pisces Ascendant wants to mediate and accommodate more. As such, the Aries-Pisces person is less likely to want to make waves with people they first meet. This Ascendant adds a sensitivity and intuitiveness component to the Aries Sun, leading them to not react as quickly as an average Aries would. They are less likely to lash out swiftly when they feel hurt. Instead, they want to hear the other person’s side more before making judgments.
This Ascendant also makes these Aries less focused inward and more aware of the people around them, their feelings, and their needs. They come across as compassionate souls who care a lot about others, always willing to offer them a helping hand. They may have a harder time saying no to people they meet as they want to be accommodating and helpful.
However, where a Pisces can sometimes be so forgiving and kind that people around them will take advantage of them, the Aries inside will always make sure that, at the end of the day, no one takes advantage of their kindness–they will never accept being a doormat. This leads to a nice balance: they’re helpful while still very able to advocate for themselves.
Key Traits of this combination
You will find most or all of the following traits, depending on how the natal chart is configured:
- Gentle but bold and resilient.
- Sensitive and intuitive.
- Likable and fascinating character with great sense of humor.
- Appealing and magnetic.
If the Aries Sun Rising person has the Sun in the 2nd house of their natal chart, they’re pretty security-oriented, with strongly attractive properties. In their youth, impulsive purchases are likely, but as they mature, they’ll work hard to secure their lives. They have great instincts for money, things, and business once they cultivate some patience.
If, instead, the Aries Sun is in the 1st or 3rd house, there is more adaptability and restlessness. They’ll struggle a bit with following through with so many interests and initiatives. These Aries-Pisces people are flexible yet enterprising and ready for action. While they’re interested and interesting, they’re often so busy that they don’t reach out to others as much as they’d like. They seek variety rather than routine.
Whichever is the case, the Aries-Pisces person’s Mars and Neptune positions will tell more of the story, refining the picture further.
Likes: being the first on a new mind wave, quietly leading the pack, inspiring others, taking some risks.
Dislikes: waiting, falling behind, boredom, routine.
What’s the difference between the Sun and Ascendant sign?
Your Aries Sun sign traits are your core personality characteristics. When someone meets you for the first time, they more likely see your Pisces Ascendant attributes. After getting to know you further, they’ll recognize both Aries and Pisces.
- Different elements: Aries is a fire sign (Fire signs are fiery, assertive, and impulsive) and Pisces is a water sign (Water signs are fluid, emotional, and intuitive).
- Different modes: Aries is a cardinal sign (Cardinal signs are proactive and controlling) and Pisces is a mutable sign (Mutable signs are adaptable and changeful).
- Incompatible elements and different modes: The Fire of Aries is incompatible with the Water of Pisces. With such contrast in their Sun and Ascendant signs, their image or mannerisms are very different than their core personality, which can cause some misconceptions and misunderstandings. The impression people get of the Aries-Pisces can be starkly different than what they see as they get to know them.
Aries Sun Sign
As Aries is the first sign of the zodiac, Aries natives are the first to start—and the first to finish—whatever they set out to do.
Aries is an active, energetic sign. People with Sun in Aries are direct, straightforward, and uncomplicated. They expect the same from others, and are baffled when they don’t always get it…Read more about Aries Sun.
The Aries Sun sign is connected with powerful symbols and other associations. Read more about Aries Sun Symbols.
How does an Aries Sun match with other Sun signs? See Aries Sun Compatibility.
“Go with the flow” seems to be a Pisces rising motto. They move about the world in a vaguely directionless, gentle manner. They come across as artists and lovers of peace; but their open minds and hearts can give them a chameleon-like persona. Others are not always sure who they’ll meet from one day to the next with a Pisces rising person.
Although often quiet and shy, another day may find them talkative and passionate. They are hugely impressionable, have a dreamy disposition, and project a soft-hearted personality. Pisces rising sees the world the way they want to see it at any given time, so objectivity is not necessarily a strong point. Neither is decision-making!
People with Pisces rising resist any kind of labeling–their characters are changeable, and they don’t want to be pinned down or pegged in any way. Theirs is a restless, searching nature that cannot be happy with any one way of living or being. Pisces rising avoids cold, hard facts and harsh realities like the plague… Read more about Pisces Rising (Pisces Ascendant).
Read your Pisces Ascendant Horoscope.
Sun in Aries/Pisces Ascendant Horoscopes
Which horoscope should I read?
If you have the Sun in Aries and Pisces Ascendant, you can read one or both of the signs in each category:
For yearly horoscopes, select Aries and Pisces on these pages:
Many people prefer to read one or the other–either their Sun sign or Ascendant sign–but others read both.
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