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Pony Tarot Cards: Discord the Devil by SouthParkTaoist Pony Tarot Cards: Discord the Devil by SouthParkTaoist
I recently became interested in tarot cards and thought it would be fun to make a card for every character in My Little Pony.

Here is the list of all 22 Tarot Cards for Major Arcana:
1 The Magician: Trixie [link]
2 The High Priestess
3 The Empress
4 The Emperor
5 The Hierophant
6 The Lovers
7 The Chariot
8 Justice
9 The Hermit
10 Wheel of Fortune
11 Strength / Fortitude
12 The Hanged Man
13 Death
14 Temperance
15 The Devil: Discord [link]
16 The Tower
17 The Star
18 The Moon
19 The Sun
20 Judgment
21 The World
0/22 The Fool: Derpy Hooves [link]
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temus Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2014
yo creo que king sombra hubiera quedado mejor en esta carta, pues segun lei el diablo tambien representaria las fuerzas de la degeneracion, cosa que corresponde con los cristales oscuros de sombra, y en la carta del diablo los personajes que aparecen encadenados a los pies de este serian los mismo de la carta de los amantes, mismos que podrian haber sido representados por cadenze y shining armor
TheOneBehindYou Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2013  Student Writer
Dissy~ <3
AmalgamImage0 Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
Persona: MephistophelesSkills: All of them
noirstream Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2013
i want em
i want 'em all
benzombie1 Featured By Owner May 20, 2013
should be in the steam trading card network
tAVROSxT3R3Z1LOVER Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2013  Student General Artist
shining armor and princess cadence for the lovers totally makes sense.
BRASHXXXX Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2013  Hobbyist Interface Designer
am i the only one who thinks fluttershy should be "the hermit"
GlidingZephyr Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2013
Really waitin to see this get finished. These things look awesome. You only have three cards so far, but I can see lots of potential for this. Only problem is assigning each card a pony; I wrote a Persona- style fic once, and I have to say, making links is tough. Took me three weeks to make a mediocre at best compendium, each having a weak storyline.
SouthParkTaoist Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
I have half the Major Arcana done already though not all up here yet, I have been playing around with the symbolism for a while and think all the ones I have match up perfectly, hope to have them all done for BronyCon.
Mark-Firehaven Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2012
Good job making Discord look scary before you relize how evil he can be. Did you know the show has a tarot card version of discord already.his stained glass window is a version of a devil tarotcard with him on it!
majabjekovic Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Wonderful! Brilliant! I like your idea, as well as your art style.

I would like to see other of yours 'My Little Pony' Tarot cards. I would really be looking forward to the Moon (I suggest putting Princess Luna as the main character in that card). So, think about it, please!

Anyway, good job!
Mark-Firehaven Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2012
Good thought, but she should really be the star, and the mare in the moon moon for the moon. Sounds horribly redundant to anyone who has no clue as to what a tarot card is.
majabjekovic Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
That's not a bad idea.

However, the Moon is a a card that can express rather contrary emotions. As they say, "at its darkest, this can be a very scary card warning the querent of hidden enemies, mental illness, alcoholic blackouts or a bad drug trip. At its very best, however, the Moon is a card of genius, of mental breakthroughs, astonishing creativity, powerful magic, and intuition".

So, in my opinion, Nightmare Moon represents the bad point of the card, while Princess Luna represents a good one. Maybe you should put them both in the picture, to suggest the good and the bad part.

There are also other reasons why Princess Luna should be in the Moon card. That's because her name means "Moon", and her cutie mark is also the moon (and not the star!), so she is much more connected to the Moon than to the stars.

But that's just mine opinion.
Mark-Firehaven Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2012
I was talking about the moon prior to her getting out. That's why I said moon twice.
majabjekovic Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh, and just one more thing: every Tarot card has its Zodiac sign.

The Star card has Aquarius as its astrological sign, which is, on the other side, ruled by Uranus, while the Moon card has Cancer as its astrological sign, which is ruled by the Moon itself.

I'm sure that Princess Luna is therefore much more connected to the Moon (Moon), than to the Star (Uranus).
Prince-Crescent Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
what does request as print mean? i accidently clicked it. O-O
8Kiba9 Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2012
May I suggest Fluttershy for Priestess?^^
MorriganXWarden Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2012
Let me guess who represents The Moon, and The Sun.
Luna and Celestia?
alexwarlorn Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2012
Manipulation? Temptation? Self destruction? Yeah. Fits.
Chaadaev Featured By Owner May 28, 2012
Ok, but traditionally for this card there should be a two lovers, chained to the Devil's throne, Lira and Bon-bon for example :3
flygonmaster66 Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
SkyheartArrow Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2012
I would use these Tarot cards for readings.
wakalakawaka Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
This is so bad ass...words cannot fully comprehend.
y2kbrony Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2012
Tarrot just got 20% cooler.
AgentPingoX69Oo Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2012
This is so awesome! I, too, find tarot cards fascinating and love looking at the different artwork for each. Now I can look forward to a MLP version too!
LavaZombie Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I can't emphasize enough how amazing this is!
SouthParkTaoist Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you :)
LavaZombie Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I just love how eerie Discord looks. It's as if you do and don't recognize him at the same time!
PrincessWordplay Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2012
OMG I LOVE YOU! Thank you so much for working on these!
141Ghost Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2012
can you make fluttershy death?
NinaRoss Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Me and a friend were planning on doing something like this too...
High Priestess - Zecora
The Chariot- Twilight's Balloon
I lost the rest of our list, but those I remember. Your's look awesome! Keep up the good work!
MiloCavendish Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
I am quite interested in what you will do for The Hanged Man.
Logoleptic Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2012
This seems to line up nicely with the traditional Hanged Man card to me: [link]
ZephyrAria Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2012
Awesome work so far. I'd buy a deck if it existed
james539 Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2012
Lyra Bon Bon as the Lovers?

never paid much attetion to this things before?
How do they work?
CG-Sphinx Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2012
Oooooooh you can't believe how much fun I am having trying to link characters to the remaining cards, this is so aweshum!
Arbiter-Tom Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2012
Badass! Are you gonna make the rest too? And a full deck to go with it? And then sell it and make millions of dollars and take over the world?! If so, I'd love to help.
KarrinBlue Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2011
Welp, I think we ALL know who the Sun and Moon are gonna be....Pinkie and Rarity!
richfiles Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
And now we have a candidate for "The Hanged Man", who will be hangin' out on the MOOOOOOOOONNNNNNN
Valkiraun Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Should have made a 23rd: The chaos, or something like that :P
timfortune9 Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2011
Highly awesome. Although I think the window that featured him dangling ponies over a pit of flames would have been a better fit for the background. But whatever. This is badass anyway.
TheHandsomeRockLee Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2011
Pure epic! And I cant wait to see #6! :iconspikehappiestplz:
MaximillianVeers Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
That is so cooooool! :O
SouthParkTaoist Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks! :D I hope to get a how set of pony tarot cards done like this.
SomethingVeryWitty Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
This reminds me of the Binding of Isaac.
Very pretty, I can't wait to see Death.
thps48 Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2011
Satan's number's 15? Heh, arcane arts are funny.
RolePlayGriffon Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2011
Love this ^_^
Also, number 6 must be Lyra & Bon-Bon
SouthParkTaoist Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Correct they are.
Doc-ock-rokc Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2011
discord always struck me as the 13th. seeing as it always means change in discord is never the same
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