22 Tarot and Oracle Decks You Need in Your Life
BY Spirit Guides
arot and oracle decks are part of our daily ritual to connect to Spirit and empower our intuition. It is through divination that we are able to quiet the mind, empower the soul, and listen intently to our intuition. We are incredibly fortunate to live in a time where there are an abundance of rad divination tools to assist us in our never-ending journey of inner exploration and expansion.
And while we love popular decks like The Starchild Tarot, The Wild Unknown, and She Wolfe (to name just a few), we wanted to spend some time discovering new artists and creators that deserve major recognition for the magic they are sharing with the world.
Browse through our picks of 22 decks you may not have heard of but definitely need to check out, right meow!
The Illest Oracle
A kind of intersectional feminist tarot deck featuring influential figures with a mostly ‘90s pop-culture flavor. You’ll love pulling Alanis, Erykah, and Tupac cards with timeless wisdom that speaks directly to the everlasting ‘90s lover within. This is a brand spankin’ new deck and the cards will ship summer 2018.
These quick and dirty messages are meant for the present moment. Get yourself a daily dose of realness! Rebel Deck added a little insult to inspiration because this “tarot” has fucking attitude!
Mystic Art Medicine Deck
The Mystic Art Medicine deck is a self-empowering tool with the potential to awaken and assist you in accessing higher choices and open you more into an authentic way of being. The cards are hand painted by Cher Lyn.
Sacred Path Cards
This extraordinary tool for self-discovery draws on the strength and beauty of Native American spiritual tradition. Developed by Native American medicine teacher Jamie Sams, this unique system distills the essential wisdom of the sacred teachings of many tribal traditions and shows users the way to transform their lives.
Black Power Tarot
From the visionary mind of King Khan was born the idea to celebrate Black Power using the mystic language of tarot. He chose 26 African American people whom he felt followed a true path of illumination despite being born in a country that was so corrupt and vehemently against them.
Animal Kin Oracle Deck
This 65 card deck by The Fifth Element Life contains unique and whimsy hand-painted watercolor animal portraits, each linked to a classical element and word or mantra association.
Spirit de la Lune
This deck is for the moonchild! It features 56 circular cards of lunar guidance, including full moondalas, zodiac moondalas, and moon phase cards to help you connect with the energies of la luna!
Cosmic Mother Deck
A beautiful, fun deck of tarot cards inspired by the divine feminine, designed and painted by Alice Grist. Cosmic Mother cards are designed to connect you to the innocence, fun, and folly of the inner child. They make tarot simple and accessible.
My Quality Time Self-care Deck
This deck is for every woman who puts everyone else’s needs before their own! When you see the stunning deck, hand-illustrated and painted with watercolor by artist Deja Osbourne, you’ll understand why it quickly became a fully-funded Kickstarter campaign.
The Vagabond Wild Tarot
The Vagabond Wild Tarot is a 78-card deck created to resonate with travelers, wanderers and mystics on their journeys. It’s a tool for self discovery, obtaining harmony with the universe and getting life-affirming answers. The cards have whimsical, feminine illustrations of the traditional symbolism on cosmic backgrounds.
The Moon Deck
Created to foster community and healing, this entire set is inspired by the cyclical beauty of the moon and the inherent wisdom of women. It shares insights on growth, purpose, transformation, practice, and creativity—with freedom for personal exploration.
The Lioness Oracle Tarot
The Lioness Oracle Tarot was collaged by hand, using found paper images. Some of the images are straight forward, while others stretch the imagination. The vivid colors and cosmic connection of this creation invite you to open your third eye, expand your consciousness, and manifest your dreams.
Sacred Creators Oracle
The Sacred Creators Oracle Deck is a deck of 67 oracle cards that will help you to align your intuition and your inner wisdom with your strategies and launch plans. As you build your big sacred dream, there are moments when you will benefit from a daily mantra, a meditation, and a thought-provoking idea about where you are headed.
The deck created by Ambient Light Tarot features a spiritual and realism vibe that walks through the lives of animals in the woods. From foxes to bears, and owls to wolves. Each suit is represented by an empowering woodland creature and the Majors.
Oracle of Oddities
Inspired by antique medical illustrations and natural history elements, this 30-card oracle deck is a work of macabre art designed by Black and the Moon.
The Fox Tarot
The Fox Tarot is an astrology-inspired tarot deck that blends together traditional tarot wisdom with the zodiac and planets. The guidebook covers meanings for all 78 cards in addition to zodiac signs, astronomy, elements, card suits, and additional card groupings. It also discusses intention, tarot therapy, and card spreads.
Dust II Onyx Tarot
Dust II Onyx: A Melanated Tarot is a deck created by multimedia artist Courtney Alexander. The cards feature 78 mixed media collage paintings accented with metallic and holographic foils, featuring cultural myths, symbolism, history, and icons within the Black Diaspora.
Sacred Symbols Oracle Deck
Created with the highest intentions, Sacred Symbols is an Oracle Deck by Marcella Kroll designed for those seeking clarity and guidance. This deck can serve as support for meditation and as a path to the magic of sacred symbology.
Small Spells Tarot Deck
The Small Spells Tarot Deck illustrations embrace mysticism while staying firmly rooted in the culture of modern design—drawing on the imagery of cartoons, tattoos, handmade illustrations, and low-fi graphic design.
Nature Nurture Oracle Deck
The Nature Nurture Oracle is not only visually appealing but also brings education, healing, and awareness to the subjects painted in the deck. The focus is nature, animals, and archetypes that might soon be extinct if humanity continues consuming and abusing our resources, as well as forgetting where we come from.
The Wanderer’s Tarot deck is a hand-drawn 78 card deck, based on traditional tarot symbolism, and transmuted by feminine insight and awakening. The suites of moons, stones, knives, and feathers will lead you to a deeper understanding of your personal power—emotionally, materially, mentally, and passionately.
Daughters of the Moon Tarot
Goddess and female archetypes from cultures, religions, and traditions throughout the world appear in the Daughters of the Moon Tarot. The deck envisions a women’s community which reflects diversity, compassion, and wisdom. The 5″ round cards reflect a wholistic approach- envisioning cycles of energies in the cards, unlike the dualities and oppositions of traditional tarot.
There are so many incredible and unique decks in production, it was hard to keep this list to just 22! Please tell us in the comments what tarot and oracle decks you love that you don’t see here! We are always curious to discover new magic, and eager to give exposure to as many soul-centered creators as possible!
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