The Scorpio Rising sign has an ever-changing and competitive identity. The thirst for competition makes the Scorpio sign crave social validation, self development, and movement of the identity. Strategy and tact fills the Scorpio Rising's need for competition by surpassing the physical attributes of acquaintances. The Rising sign in Scorpio's development is simultaneously destructive and healing. They associate with psychologists and mental healers as acquaintances; the Scorpio Rising's close association with healers benefits their identity's development.
Scorpio Rising uses body language as a form of communication. The Scorpio sign tunes into the sexuality and undertones of people. They have an understanding of the depth of others, being the psychologists of the zodiac. In certain Houses, the Lord of the 1st gives fortune in healing nature, but the act of transformation brings destruction to those places as well. This Rising sign has issues with competition in the physical appearance; they want to look better than those around them.
The finances depend greatly on Jupiter and Mars. Mars in a compromising position destroys potential for finances because of a lack of motivation. Too much attention on successes is destructive to the Scorpio Rising earning potential; external focus brings motivation to Scorpio Rising because of thirst for competition. Jupiter's position shows the potential for generosity. The presence of a strengthened Saturn slows the act of change for the Rising sign, fortifying the fixed qualities of the Scorpio star sign.
The appearance of Scorpio Rising depends on Mars. The astrological chart's position of Mars dictates muscular strength and complexion on account of Mars. Scorpio tends to be darker in the eyes and skin, and Mars' health determines the muscular size. To others, this particular Rising sign is sexually attractive, and they radiate sensual energies to their acquaintances.