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69 Witchy Tattoos To Activate Your Magical Power

A collection of witchy tattoos and meanings for your dark fantasy

Witch used to be a word associated with evilness and black magic. It has now become a badass identity. Witches are mysterious, and they know how to channel power from natural elements.

Witches are deviant and not accepted by the majority. But it doesn’t mean that all of them are evil. They are human with special gifts, and they get to decide how to use that talent. But one thing you can be sure of: they are not to be messed with.

You don’t need to practice witchcraft or dark magic to wear a witchy tattoo. If you are drawn to Wicca or Pagan culture, these witchy tattoos may be perfect for you!

Disclaimer: This tattoo collection is for inspiration only. Please do not copy the artwork. If you love these tattoos, follow artists and show them some support.

Table of content

  • Witch tattoos and meanings
  • The Familiar animal tattoos
  • Wicca symbol tattoos
  • Magic tattoos

Witch tattoos and meanings

Is a witch old and ugly? Absolutely not. Instead, in modern culture, witches are charming, mysterious and powerful. 

Here are some gorgeous witch tattoos that will stay in your head.

The witch apprentice forearm tattoo

The witch apprentice forearm tattoo by @bombayfoor- Witch tattoos and meanings

@bombayfoor

A moon phase fantasy tattoo on the back

A moon phase fantasy tattoo on the back by @carolynn__h- Witch tattoos and meanings

@carolynn__h

An intricate blackwork witch tattoo

An intricate blackwork witch tattoo by @cause.chaos- Witch tattoos and meanings

@cause.chaos

A small witch tattoo to hide or show

A small witch tattoo to hide or show by @cagridurmaz

@cagridurmaz

Let the magic begin

Let the magic begin by @malezlotattoo- Witch tattoos and meanings

@malezlotattoo

A thigh tattoo with a stunning witch portrait

A thigh tattoo with a stunning witch portrait by @expositoink  - Witch tattoos and meanings

@expositoink

Let the magic begin

Let the magic begin by @elnigrotat2- Witch tattoos and meanings

@elnigrotat2

Dancing on the broomstick sleeve tattoo

Dancing on the broomstick sleeve tattoo by @glitter_and_gore_bodyart- Witch tattoos and meanings

@glitter_and_gore_bodyart

The knight of the night – a stunning fantasy forearm tattoo

The knight of the night - a stunning fantasy forearm tattoo by @kamilla.arte- Witch tattoos and meanings

@kamilla.arte

The heartbreaker – a dark calf tattoo

The heartbreaker - a dark calf tattoo by @l.u.n.a.ink- Witch tattoos and meanings

@l.u.n.a.ink

A witch girl tattoo with owl and wolf

A witch girl tattoo with owl and wolf by @lolla_ink- Witch tattoos and meanings

@lolla_ink

The third-eye witch portrait tattoo

The third-eye witch portrait tattoo by @luarastattoos- Witch tattoos and meanings

@luarastattoos

The Nun from hell

The Nun from hell by @luarastattoos- Witch tattoos and meanings

@luarastattoos

A witchy mermaid

Witchy mermaid by @inksecta.tattoo

@inksecta.tattoo

Witch queen and her castle

Witch and her castle sleeve tattoo by @dronov.tattoo

@dronov.tattoo

A dark thigh tattoo with stunning details

A dark thigh tattoo with stunning details by @marianacordeir- Witch tattoos and meanings

@marianacordeir

A chest piece that would put a spell on you

A chest piece that would put a spell on you by @marytattooing- Witch tattoos and meanings

@marytattooing

The witch cat – a cute approach to witchy tattoos

The witch cat - a cute approach to witchy tattoos by @radcattattoo- Witch tattoos and meanings

@radcattattoo

Read also: 67 Adorable cat tattoos for the ultimate cat person

The dancing witch forearm tattoo

The dancing witch forearm tattoo by @rebeca.roots - Witch tattoos and meanings

@rebeca.roots

Witch and crow calf tattoo

Witch and crow calf tattoo - Witch tattoos and meanings

@vellenared.art

The badass witch

The badass witch by @viktoriagolebowska - Witch tattoos and meanings

@viktoriagolebowska

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The Familiar animal tattoos

In modern Paganism, the Familiars are animals in which demons inhabited. They are the vessel for spirits and are often companions of witches. Black cats, toads, bats, ravens, the devils favor small black creatures.

What animals best represent your spiritual power? Take a look at these stunning witchy tattoos for some ideas.

The black cat tattoos

Black cats are often linked to evil. They are believed to be the devil serving a witch or a witch herself in disguise. Either way, they are badass creatures you want to stay away from.

A black cat tattoo by @demondance- The Familiar animals tattoos for witches

@demondance

A black cat skull tattoo- The Familiar animals tattoos for witches

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A stunning black cat floral tattoo by @miriamandrea_ink- The Familiar animals tattoos for witches

@miriamandrea_ink

The witch cat tattoo by @capinksa- The Familiar animals tattoos for witches

@capinksa

A black cat calf tattoo by @demondance- The Familiar animals tattoos for witches

@demondance

The bat

Bats and witches are both creatures of the night. What makes them closely related is that they are both scary. In some cultures, witches can transform into bats and fly in the depths of the night.

A dark bat tattoo for the modern witches by @mattwmurray

@mattwmurray

The black moth tattoos

In Mexico, the black moths are named “the Black Witches“. Because moths are fly towards fire despite losing their lives, they sometimes represent death. But they can also be a symbol of spiritual transformation and rebirth.

The black moth tattoo by @cassedilla- The Familiar animals tattoos for witches

@cassedilla

The black moth tattoo by @juanlooneyrojas- The Familiar animals tattoos for witches

@juanlooneyrojas

Wicca symbol tattoos

Wicca symbols are glyphs with different meanings. Because they are small, symbol tattoos are often seen on fingers, wrists, and behind the ear. They are perfect for those who want more flexibility in exposing their tattoos.

Want to know the meaning of these witchy tattoos and potentially find your symbol? Keep scrolling.

Triple goddess/Triple moon tattoos

The triple goddess, or the Tripple moon symbol, consists of three moons in different phases: the Moon waxing, full and waning.

In Wicca, the three moons represent Maiden, Mother & Crone. Together it symbolizes a never-ending life cycle and powerful female energy.

A whimsical triple goddess sleeve tattoo

A whimsical triple goddess sleeve tattoo by @ashevans.artist- Wicca symbol tattoos - Wicca symbol tattoos

@ashevans.artist

A Triple moon tattoo with the third-eye in the middle

A Triple moon tattoo with the third-eye in the middle by @ink.and.anna  Wicca symbol tattoos

@ink.and.anna

A symbolic Triple Moon forearm tattoo

A symbolic Triple Moon forearm tattoo by @nuriafortunytattoo- Wicca symbol tattoos

@nuriafortunytattoo

A Triple Goddess tattoo on the calf

A Triple Goddess tattoo on the calf by @nicole.ruby.ink- Wicca symbol tattoos

@nicole.ruby.ink

A detailed Triple Moon wrist tattoo

A detailed Triple Moon wrist tattoo by @relaxandpain - Wicca symbol tattoos

@relaxandpain

Hamsa tattoos

The Hamsa tattoo, or sometimes called the Hamsa hand, is a protective symbol in various cultures. It is a palm with one eye embedded.

It originates as an amulet in the Middle East. The symbol is believed to bring the owner safety from the evil.

A blackwork Hamsa tattoo

The Hamsa tattoo by @amare.with.love- Wicca symbol tattoos

@amare.with.love

A dark forearm witchy tattoo

A dark forearm witchy Hamsa tattoo by @bexpriesttattoos - Wicca symbol tattoos

@bexpriesttattoos

A realistic Hamsa sleeve tattoo

The Hamsa tattoo by @lucky_luchino- Wicca symbol tattoos

@lucky_luchino

The elements tattoos

Witches are not all supernatural. But they are capable of channeling energy from nature. The four elements – Earth, Fire, Water and Air, are not just essential to life, but also to witchcraft.

Earth, Air, Fire and Water four elements tattoo by @blackwork_hubal - Wicca symbol tattoos

@blackwork_hubal

Earth, Air, Fire and Water four elements tattoo by @bunny.lucrest- Wicca symbol tattoos

@bunny.lucrest

Earth, Air, Fire and Water four elements tattoo by @bertinarens- Wicca symbol tattoos

@bertinarens

The Pentagram tattoos

Pentagram has become a symbol of magic. You can sometimes see it on the altar where witchcraft is performed. The five points stands for Fire, Earth, Air, Water and Spirit.

The Wiccan symbol Pentagram tattoo by @inksmoke - Wicca symbol tattoos

@inksmoke

The Wiccan symbol Pentagram tattoo by @redpandameg - Wicca symbol tattoos

@redpandameg

The Wiccan symbol Pentagram tattoo by @rizeinktattoo - Wicca symbol tattoos

@rizeinktattoo

Ouroboros tattoos

The Ouroboros symbol is inspired by the skin-sloughing process of a snake. It depicts a snake eating its own tail, closing a circle. The ouroboros thus symbolizes the eternality of life and renewal.

Ouroboros tattoo by @leonka.art- Wicca symbol tattoos

@leonka.art

Snake and gemstone

Snake and gemstone witchy tattoo by @tattooist_irae2

@tattooist_irae2

The Celtic knot Triquetra tattoos

There are various Celtic knots in different forms and shapes. The ones below is called the Trinity Knot or the Triquetra. In Wiccans, it is a symbol of the Triple Goddess, and sometimes the Mind, Body, and Spirit.

The Celtic knot Triquetra tattoo by @lucky_tattoo_studio- Wicca symbol tattoos

@lucky_tattoo_studio

The Celtic knot Triquetra tattoo by @luladand- Wicca symbol tattoos

@lulaland

The Celtic knot Triquetra tattoo by @omartstudio57- Wicca symbol tattoos

@omartstudio57

The Celtic knot Triquetra tattoo by @solrugama- Wicca symbol tattoos

@solrugama

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The Celtic knot Triquetra tattoo by @tattoo_uriel- Wicca symbol tattoos

@tattoo_uriel

Magic tattoos

If you want a magic tattoo, the possibilities are endless. You can draw inspiration from objects you see on an altar: candles, daggers, crystals, tarot cards and more. Keep scrolling to find the witchy elements that speak to you.

A Wiccan altar tattoo

A Wiccan altar tattoo by @ttrenaman_tattoo- Fantasy Magic tattoos

@ttrenaman_tattoo

The fortune-teller tattoos

The fortune-teller tattoo by @bachtz - Fantasy Magic tattoos

@bachtz

The fortune-teller tattoo by @simplypiercingtattoo- Fantasy Magic tattoos

@simplypiercingtattoo

The burning candle forearm tattoo

The burning candle forearm tattoo by @lecygnenoir_tattooshops- Fantasy Magic tattoos

@lecygnenoir_tattooshops

Potion tattoos

Magic potion and poison tattoo by @alwinfrank_tattoos- Fantasy Magic tattoos

@alwinfrank_tattoos

Magic potion and poison tattoo by @angeloparente- Fantasy Magic tattoos

@angeloparente

Magic potion and poison tattoo by @sararosacorazon.art- Fantasy Magic tattoos

@sararosacorazon.art

Magic potion and poison tattoo by @panna.lew- Fantasy Magic tattoos

@panna.lew

A witch hat tattoo

A witch hat tattoo by @cliogadea.arts - Fantasy Magic tattoos

@cliogadea.arts

Tarot tattoos

Tarot tattoo by @lanaferntattoo - Fantasy Magic tattoos

@lanaferntattoo

Tarot tattoo by @maddyfieldart- Fantasy Magic tattoos

@maddyfieldart

Tarot tattoo by @viktoriagolebowska- Fantasy Magic tattoos

@viktoriagolebowska

A gorgeous blackwork sandglass tattoo

A gorgeous blackwork sandglass tattoo by @melencolia.tattoo- Fantasy Magic tattoos

@melencolia.tattoo

Broomstick tattoos

The magic broomstick tattoo by @holierthanthoumanchester- Fantasy Magic tattoos

@holierthanthoumanchester

The magic broomstick tattoo by @artofwarroy- Fantasy Magic tattoos

@artofwarroy

The magic broomstick tattoo by @myriam.dey.tattoo- Fantasy Magic tattoos

@myriam.dey.tattoo

The magic broomstick tattoo by @racheltruskotattoos- Fantasy Magic tattoos

@racheltruskotattoos

The magic broomstick tattoo by @xingalmond- Fantasy Magic tattoos

@xingalmond

Dagger and the crescent moon calf tattoo

Dagger and the crescent moon calf tattoo by @r.stanley.tattoo- Fantasy Magic tattoos

@r.stanley.tattoo

Light the fire magic tattoo on the thigh

Light the fire magic tattoo on the thigh by @vera_et_cetera- Fantasy Magic tattoos

@vera_et_cetera

Which one of these witchy tattoos is your favorite?

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