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A Guide to Scorpio and Capricorn Relationship Compatibility ♏️ + ♑️

Andrea has been an online writer for 8+ years. She mostly writes about dating, couples, weddings, travel, interior design, and gardening.

Scorpio and Capricorn are a serious pair. When they put their minds together, they focus on survival and instinct.

Scorpio and Capricorn are a serious pair. When they put their minds together, they focus on survival and instinct.

Scorpio + Capricorn: An Odd, but Good, Pairing

Scorpio and Capricorn make for an odd, brooding couple. Scorpio brings the passion and Capricorn brings the seclusion.

If you're not a Scorpio or a Capricorn yourself, I would recommend that you never upset this couple. They are meticulous, driven, and they can hold grudges for a really long time.

Scorpio comes into the relationship with passion, obsession, neediness, and a drive for success. Capricorn comes into the relationship looking for a steady and loyal partner, a deep need for conservation, and a need to make it through.

Two Signs That Are Passionate About Life

Scorpio is known for their drive for success and Capricorn is known as a survivalist— together, they will make for a long-term match that knows no bounds. They have a similar life plan. Capricorn wants to live a long life, while Scorpio wants to live a life on the edge. Scorpio would sacrifice themselves for Capricorn.

Capricorn is a little more realistic than Scorpio, but Scorpio, despite being absolutely passionate, is keenly aware of death. Scorpio is aware that life is precious and must be used, not squandered. Scorpio wants to live, but only if life is worth living. Capricorn wants to survive even if it is impossible.

Both of these signs are introspective and existential. Scorpio is the first sign of the Zodiac that embraces death and understands it is part of the life cycle. Capricorn, on the other hand, seeks to defeat death, like all winter signs—Capricorn, Aquarius, and Pisces—do. All three are wise signs that can help change the scope of our reality.

When you look at the Zodiac, numbers are important. The first couple of signs are about youth, setting trends, hope, and getting the world started. The middle signs feel the crossroads of living and impending death. The later signs, which are more mature old souls, both accept death and want to transcend it.

Scorpio and Capricorn dates: (1) go on a hike to find waterfalls, (2) picnic on a beach, (3) get matching tattoos, (4) explore a graveyard, (5) do something artistic together, like writing songs.

Scorpio and Capricorn dates: (1) go on a hike to find waterfalls, (2) picnic on a beach, (3) get matching tattoos, (4) explore a graveyard, (5) do something artistic together, like writing songs.

This Couple Is Set on Taking Over the World

Scorpio and Capricorn’s romance is on the dark side. They ever-so-slightly want to take over the world—or at least control it. They have the power to do it. Both are excellent at managing resources. Capricorn is drawn to organizing the practical world, and Scorpio can organize matters of the heart.

These two signs will have a kismet connection. Capricorn can be influenced by Scorpio’s odd behaviors. Scorpio will find Capricorn’s nature helps them get on the right track to a successful career, a family, and romance.

Plan for the Future

These two will plot out their future. They’ll get into some tight knots that are hard to untangle. They like to consider all possible threats and come up with strategies to prevent crises.

Over-Protective Parents

The couple will make for strong but over-protective parents. Capricorn is considered the most family-oriented sign. Scorpios prioritize their partners and their family unit. Both people consider family as part of their future.

Both Have a Dark Side

Capricorn and Scorpio are willing to go to the dark side of life. They don’t mind watching scary movies or intense content. They both might be interested in careers that deal with the bleak reality of it all from: criminology, law, journalism, and politics. They can set their minds on anything and get stuff done, especially when they work together.

Scorpio and Capricorn would actually make a pretty good combo for villains in a novel. They have intrigue, they're cunning, and their paranoia could be their downfall. Scorpio and Capricorn don’t mind staying at home and brooding. They might stay home and stare at the walls, watch some movies, or read some books. Maybe on the surface they look bored, but underneath their skin, their minds are swirling and coming up with unique possibilities for their future.

Water + Earth Signs Get Along

Scorpio wants to nourish Capricorn, and Capricorn wants to provide for Scorpio. Scorpio is interested in seeing all sides of Capricorn, even the bad sides. Capricorn is just flat-out curious and amused by the water sign.

Overall, water and earth signs go well together. They have a symbiotic relationship: Water nourishes the earth, and the earth gives back flowers to make the water feel content. They have similar ways of thinking, but they portray those thoughts and needs in different ways.

Scorpio needs to learn that they are more impulsive than Capricorn. Scorpio is dramatic and passionate, which can make them hasty. (Scorpio is guided by Mars, the warring planet.) Capricorn, on the other hand, moves at a slow and steady pace. A Capricorn refuses to be manipulated and will stick to their plans. Capricorn sometimes needs to be more vulnerable and open about their feelings.

Scorpio wants to see their partner’s flaws. Scorpio feels honored when they get to know someone authentically—that is what they want. Scorpio knows there is no such thing as a perfect person. The Scorpio just wants to know that you are loyal to them despite everything, and they expect you to be more loyal than them.

  • Water qualities: focused on matters of the heart, rules emotions, understands flow, understands relationships, lives intuitively, has frequent mood shifts.
  • Earth qualities: focused on material resources, rules senses, understands wealth and health, desires money, likes tangible things, is practical.
Scorpio and Capricorn are both protective of each other. They both care a great deal about loyalty, spending time together, and like smaller social circles. Each partner knows how to support the other.

Scorpio and Capricorn are both protective of each other. They both care a great deal about loyalty, spending time together, and like smaller social circles. Each partner knows how to support the other.

Scorpio and Capricorn Are Well-Suited for Each Other

Where Capricorn is weak, Scorpio makes up for it—and vice versa. Each partner complements the other.

  • Scorpio needs someone who is steady and not as out of control as them.
  • Capricorn needs someone who can add energy into the relationship. They want someone loyal. They want to be with someone they can trust.
  • Both signs want to succeed in a romantic relationship. Scorpio is perpetually drawn to relationships and intimacy. Capricorn wants to create a functional family.

Together, this couple can create a lovely home that sticks to a budget. They’re capable of taking on a great deal of love, pain, sorrow, and other emotions. This couple doesn't separate easily. Once together, they see enough positives that they’re willing to commit to the long haul.

What This Pairing Needs

They need to listen to each other and be honest. If Capricorn is opening up and being real, then things are headed in the right direction. If Scorpio stops using manipulative tactics, then that's another good sign.

Both signs confront hardship rather than try to hide from it. Scorpio is more of a risk-taker. Capricorn is fairly conservative and cautious with their energy. They aren't submissive—they are just practical and see the big picture. Scorpio will have to respect and accept their pace.

Top Ten Tips for the Capricorn and Scorpio Couple

Here are some tips on how a Capricorn and Scorpio relationship can survive.

1. Don't Let Yourselves Get Down in the Dumps

Make sure you focus on the things that make you happy. Keep a list of things that make you happy. Refer to it during the hard times.

2. Scorpio, You Need to Learn that Capricorn Does Not Like to be Manipulated

Be as straightforward as you can with your Capricorn. Be upfront and honest. Don't snake around ideas and use coercion. Capricorn doesn't play emotional games.

3. Capricorn, Come Out of Your Shell More

You can be an inspiring person with an eye for aesthetics. Your partner wants to get to know you. Your partner wants to spend time with you to better understand your feelings.

4. Capricorn, Sometimes Your Interests Bore Scorpio

Try not to talk about things that are so technical. Instead, add some whimsical ideas into your world.

5. Scorpio, You Do Not Have to Run at 150% Everyday

Take time to breathe, relax, and sort through your thoughts. You do not always need to pursue shiny things. Sometimes you must confront reality, which can be as plain as a beige wall.

6. Capricorns Tend to Show Their Love through Acts of Service

Capricorns show love by doing the laundry, cooking dinner, filling up your gas tank, helping you with chores, and running errands. Scorpios tend to show their love through touch. You most likely will have different love languages.

7. Run at Your Speed

Watch disturbing movies. Keep some whiskey in the house. Have a garden with some less-than-desirable plants. Do things your way, not the way your neighbors do them.

8. Keep Your Essentials in the House

This includes: dark chocolate, raspberries, nuts, earthy foods, history books, finance books, documentaries, hiking gear, sturdy shoes, a label maker, and multiple bookshelves. These items are excellent tools for a Scorpio and Capricorn couple.

9. Don't Raise Your Voice

Capricorn needs time to respond to Scorpio's requests. Scorpio needs patience. Scorpio is the more impulsive one in this relationship.

10. Communicate, Compromise, and No Coercion

Be clear and decisive. Both people in this pairing like decisive action. No means no. Work together, not against each other.

Capricorn and Scorpio at a Glance



October 23 to November 22

December 21 to January 21



Beginning of Winter




Ruled by

Pluto and Mars





Guided by




Maroon, Black

Black, Brown, Gray





Passionate, driven, obsessive, manipulative, dark-minded, edgy, sensitive, stubborn, brash, brooding

Steady, visionary, hermit-like, selective, conservative, withdrawn, driven, loyal, family-oriented


Dishonesty, disloyalty, showoffs, egocentric fools, demanding people, ignorance

Short-sidedness, luxury lifestyle, hedonism, hyperactivity, over-expressiveness, redundancy, ignorance

Leader or Manager?

Manager of feelings

Manager of resources




This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and is not meant to substitute for formal and individualized advice from a qualified professional.

© 2020 Andrea Lawrence