What's Your Wiccan Name?

By: Marie Hullett
Estimated Completion Time
5 min
In order to become a Wiccan, you must study the craft for at least a year and a day, according to Scire. (a.k.a. Gerald Gardner). Are you prepared to do so?
Sure, why not? I'm always prepared to study (and pass with flying colors).
I'm not really known for my book smarts.
I'll have to think about it. Will there be a test? Because I prefer open-ended questions.
Can't you make any exceptions?

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You studied hard, and now you've been officially initiated as a Wiccan. What do you hope to attain from your spiritual journey?
Weightlessness of the soul
A divine connection with nature
The channel of positive energy into and from the universe
A deep connection with the Mother Goddess

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Which inhumane part of earth makes your heart ache?
Environmental destruction
Animal cruelty
Child endangerment
Poverty

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Are you interested in finding a romantic partner along your spiritual journey, or would you prefer to move through this life solo?
I would like to find a partner, but not one that overshadows my personal journey.
I'll tackle this on my own.
I'm open to whatever life brings.
I hope to find my soulmate.

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Do you identify more with the divine masculine (Great Horned God) or feminine (Great Goddess)?
Neither
Masculine
Something in between
Feminine

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Which role would you like to fulfill within your new Wiccan community?
Scouter and designator of the ritual sites
Self-defense and watcher of the coven
Poet and spell-composer
Leader of the ceremonies

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Before each ceremony, you will place a special crown upon your head. What will yours feature?
Bird feathers
Twigs and greenery
Lavender
Seaweed and driftwood

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You will also wear a cloak made of which material?
Black fur and feathers
Sun-tanned leather
Gold silk
Indigo-dyed linen

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Now, which shoes will you wear into the wilderness?
No shoes
Leather combat boots
Silver silk slippers that lace up the calf
Pointed emerald heels made from velvet

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Which one of these Wiccan quotes speaks to you most deeply?
"Good energy was never meant to be wasted on idiocy." — Wiccan author Silver RavenWolf
"Magic is natural. It is a harmonious movement of energies to create a needed change." — Wiccan author Scott Cunningham
"My religion speaks of the old ways. It is the perfume of my night, the sanctity of my day." — Wiccan poet Karla Bardanza
"At heart, we are all powerful, beautiful and capable of changing the world with our bare hands." — Wiccan author Dianne Sylvan

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Children tend to dream big. Growing up, what did you always dream of becoming?
Something intellectual: a professor, researcher, scientist, etc.
Something strong: a warrior, a marine, a firefighter, etc.
An artist of some sort: poet, painter, musician, etc.
A model or celebrity

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A fellow Wiccan offers you a gift to congratulate you on your initiation. What would you most like to receive?
A Macaw bird
An archery set
A hand-bound journal and custom-engraved pen
A Betta fish

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If you were to retreat into nature to study your craft, where would you go?
A tree house in the forest
A cabin in the mountains
A yurt alongside a rushing waterfall
An oceanside bungalow

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In a Wiccan ritual, which tool would you like to source energy from?
Wand
Sword
Pentacle
Chalice

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Now, it's time to cast a spell. What would you like to stir up in the universe?
I would like to attain knowledge toward scientific advancement.
I would like to heal animals.
I would like to spread creativity and peace.
I would like to promote love.

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Which spiritual being will you invoke for assistance in your ritual?
The raven
The warrior
The fairy
The water nymph

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Where will you perform this divine rite?
On a carefully made bed of twigs, leaves and bramble
Deep in the forest under the stars
In a garden just as the night-blooming flowers unfurl
In the pebbles beside a babbling brook

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Now, which Wiccan element will you thank for its contribution to your spell?
Air
Earth
Aether
Water

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It's time to adorn the altar for the Sabbat. Which one is your favorite?
Imbolg or Brigid's Day: Preparation for Spring
Mabon or Harvest Home: Fall Equinox
Litha or Midsummer: Summer Solstice
Yule: Winter Solstice

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What will you place upon the altar for this festive occasion?
Raven feathers
A ram's skull
Sage incense
Hibiscus flowers

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Now, which type of candles will you light for the seance?
Elderberry
Evergreen
Lavender
Sea salt

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Naturally, your altar also needs a magical crystal. Which stone will you harness power from?
Bloodstone
Onyx
Amethyst
Amber

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Finally, it's time to choose an herb to put the magic in motion. What will it be?
Honeysuckle
Cypress
Clover
Sea moss

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Everyone Wiccan loves a good sacred ritual. What part of these occasions do you enjoy most?
Purifying the sacred space and casting the circle
Drawing down the gods
The wine, cakes, chanting and dancing
The Great Rite

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"If you have time to breathe," spiritual leader Ajahn Amaro once said, "you have time to meditate." Sometimes, it helps to pick a symbol to meditate on. Which Wiccan symbol will you choose?
The Eye of Horus
The Horned God
Solar cross
Hecate's wheel (represents the goddess, Maiden, Mother and Crone)

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Time to lay the tarot cards upon the lambskin cloth. During your reading, which Major Arcana card do you draw?
The Magician
Strength
The Star
The High Priestess

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During your reading, the fortune teller reveals a few key insights about your future. What does she say about your career trajectory?
I will become a wise and influential philosopher.
I will become a prolific veterinarian.
I will become an acclaimed poet.
I will become a revered political leader.

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What else do you hope is in your cards?
Your intellect will alter perceptions about the world.
You will serve as an unwavering pillar of strength for many.
Your art will inspire.
Your guidance will serve whole cities.

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Before you leave, the fortune teller bids you farewell with this bit of advice. What do you really need to hear right now?
Look to people, not just ideas
Focus, and you will attain perfect harmony of heart and mind.
Tap into all of your senses to achieve your goal.
Forgive your enemies to make peace.

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Answering all these questions may have worked up your appetite. Time to enjoy a mystical bite to eat. What will it be?
Scrambled eggs for psychic cleansing
Smoked meat for divine strength
Apple and fruit salad healing
Avocado and sea salt toast for beauty therapy

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