When a person has his natal Mercury in Capricorn, the sign will grant a big part of its attributes to everything that Mercury represents in his chart. As Mercury is generally governing our intellect and communication, Capricorn energy will make the native’s expression quite stable and focused. This placement makes the natal chart owner patient when speaking, while also very much concentrated on talking about his career. The public opinion always matters for them, and they will gradually invest in building a good profile because they like it when people speak positively about them, especially at work. Capricorn is the tenth sign of the zodiac, and has planet Saturn as its ruling celestial body.
Mercury in Capricorn indicates a mind that is ambitious, insightful, practical, organized, and concerned with gaining status through material achievement. They generally have great concentration and good organization, are more methodical in thoughts and attitudes, and have the ability to do one thing at a time with dedication.
His reasoning process is meticulous, but not necessarily original. Your patience and discipline can result in a mathematical ability, which can be used in business or science. Mercury in this sign can also provide good administrative skills.
Because they are keenly perceptive, everything practical is on the radar of people with Mercury in Capricorn. However, there is a danger that their seriousness and mental discipline will make them inflexible, as well as affect their mood (they become too serious!).
If Mercury is affected by this sign, material ambition can lead to greed and a tendency to use people to achieve your goals. That is, the pursuit of status can cause them to have no respect for others. They end up caring more about what they can get.
Since Capricorn (as well as Virgo) is an earth sign, Mercury in this position considers only those ideas that have important practical value. In other words, people with this position are more realistic than idealistic in approaching their goals. They generally take things for what they are and are not easily deceived.
Capricorn energy gives the strength to overcome any obstacle. When combined with their life experience, they ensure they go after what they want with confidence and efficiency. However, they may need to reflect more on whether “the ends justify the means”.
People with Mercury in Capricorn usually undergo traditional educational processes as a means to achieve their career goals and improve their financial and social status. His political and social ideas are generally more conservative and defend the established order. They respect the beliefs and traditions that have proven their usefulness over time.
For this reason, they tend to cultivate discipline, order and authority, and more easily understand the need to respect a social structure, living in an organized and responsible manner.