Types Of Witches

This is a post on the many different types of witches. Due to the fact there are so many different types of them, I probably missed a couple, and this list isn’t complete. You do not have to be only one type of these witches, but can be a multitude of them, and you do not have to feel limited to fit in to any of these. In order for a type of witch to appear on this list someone must be identifying with it. If you are not represented here, or misrepresented here please tell me, and I will change it.

Witch: A witch is a practitioner of witchcraft. There are no other requirements to be a witch besides the act of practicing witchcraft, because of this anyone can be a witch regardless of age, gender, sexuality, race, religion, or any other factor. Witchcraft is defined as the practice of magick primarily but not limited to the practice of thaumaturgy.

Male Witch: Are witches who happened to be males. Though this term is not necessary, because the word witch is already gender neutral.

Baby Witch / Newbie Witch / Witchling: Are witches who are new to the practice, or feel that they are not quite witches yet.

Elemental Witch: Are witches that work with all of the western classic elements. These elements being fire, water, earth, air, and spirit. Some elemental witches choose not to also incorporate the element of spirit.

Fire Witch: Are witches that work with the element of fire, and the energies that it possesses. They would work with things such as candle magick, fire elementals, bonfire rituals, and fire scrying among other things that are related to fire.

Water Witch: Are witches that work with the element of water, and the energies that it possesses. They would work with things such as different types of water, water elementals, and water scrying among other things that are related to water.

Earth Witch: Are witches that work with the element of earth, and the energies that it possesses. They would work with things such as crystal, herbs, rocks, earth elementals, the spirit of the land, and other earth-based things.

Air Witch: Are witches that work with the element of air, and the energies that it possesses. They would work with things such as air elementals, incense, and rhythmic breathing.

Crystal Witch: Are witches that use crystals in their practice. They will practice such things as crystal healing, communicating with crystal spirits, and crystal grids, among other things that has to do with crystals.
Herbal Witch: Are witches that use herbs in their practice. They will usually grow herbs, and will use these herbs in many different ways in order to produce magickal effects such as burning them, turning them into tea, or sprinkling them around places.

Tea Witch: Are witches that use tea in their practice in order to facilitate certain effects through the act of drinking certain teas.

Flora Witch: Are witches that use flowers in their practice, and we’ll use them just like herbs in their practice.

Forest Witch : Are witches that work with things from the forest such as the trees, the forest spirits, and forest animals. They may, or may not live in a forest.

Swamp Witch: Are witches that work with things from the swamp such as the swamp water, the swamp spirits, and swamp animals. They may, or may not live in a Swamp.

Desert Witch / Witch of the Waste: Are witches that work with things from the deserts such as desert sand, cacti, bushes, and spirits of the desert. They may, or may not live in a desert.

Sea Witch: Are witches that work with things from the sea such as sea water, sea glass, beach sand, seashells, and other things that are associated with the sea. They may, or may not live near the sea.

Astronomical Witch / Astro Witch / Space Witch / Cosmic Witch: Are witches who use cosmic, or astrological bodies in their crafts and practice such things as astrology, and cosmic witchcraft, and would work with the energies of the stars, moon, sun, and planets among many other cosmic bodies.

Sun Witch: Are witches who with work with the energies of the Sun

Lunar Witch / Moon Witch: Are witches who work with the energies of the moon, and the moon’s cycles.

Storm Witch / Weather Witch: Are witches that work with weather, and the energies of weather in order to change it, receive energy, or achieve some other outcome.

Death Witch: Are witches who practice death magick, and work with the energies of death.

Sigil Witch: Are witches who practice sigilcraft, and the act of sigilization.

Blood Witch: Are witches who who practice blood magick, and use the energy of blood magick in their practice.

Divination witch/ Oracle / Fortune-teller / Diviner : Are witches who practice divination such as tarot, pendulum, ouija, runes, or any other form of divination.

Animal Witch: Are witches that work with animals, or a specific form of animal, and will use that animals energies in their practice. These witches will also work with spiritual, and physical forms of that animal, and would be able to use magick based around that animal

Draconian Witch: Are witches who work with dragons, and draconic magick.

Fairie Witch/Faery Witch/Fey Witch/Fae Witch: Are witches who work with Fairies, and fairie magick.

Dream Witch: Are witches who work on, and in their dreams, and may practice lucid dreaming. They may cast magick in their dreams, and may also be dreamwalkers. These witches may use the dreamscape as a home away from home.

Hereditary Witch/ Family Witch: Are witches who get their tradition passed down to them by their family, and they are born into the practices of their witchcraft. They also usually have their family to practice with, and to be there to help their development.

Traditional Witch: Are witches who practice forms of traditional witchcraft.

Ceremonial Witch: Are witches who practice forms of ceremonial magick, and theurgy.

Closeted Witch / Subtle Witch / Hidden Witch: Are witches who are not open about their practice.

Solitary Witch: Are witches who practice their craft alone, or without a personal group such as a coven, or circle of other practitioners. These types of practitioners are going to practice primarily alone, but still can have access to communication, and resources from other witches.

Coven Witch / Circle Witch : Are witches who are in a group of witches, coven, or circle, and will be able to learn, and practice magick with each other.

Secular Witch: Are witches who are not religious, and do not subscribe to religious dogma. Most of these witches usually stay away from the deity, but they do not have to in order to remain secular.

Theistic Witch: Are witches who believe in a form of deity.

Atheist Witch: Are witches who do not believe in any form of deity.

Religious Witch: Are witches who hold some form of religion. These are going to be such witches as Christian witches, Satanic witches, Pagan witches, Wiccan witches, Buddhist witches, Muslim witches, Jewish witches, Hindu Witches, and Zoroastrianist witches, along with any other type of religious witch.

Urban Witch/ City Witch: Are witches who live in the city, or urban area.

Suburban Witch: Are witches who live in a town, or suburban area.

Rural Witch / Country Witch: Are witches who live in the country or a rural area.

Kitchen Witch: Are witches who work magick through cooking, and the magickal properties that they can get from different foods.

Hearth Witch / Cottage Witch: Are witches who focus on the home, and their families and we’ll make the place they live comfortable and protected. They are witches who specialize in magick surrounding the home.

Garden Witch: Are witches who work with herbs, and the earth much like a green witch, or Earth witch, but are focused on their garden, and how they can work with that garden in there magick. This process is much like a home to a cottage witch.

Hedge Witch: Are witches that use magick that is oriented around the spiritual world. They would practice such things as astral travel, astral projection, lucid dreaming, spirit-work, and journeying. These witch are able to walk between worlds.

Pop Culture Witch: Are witches who incorporate aspects of media into their practice such as things from movies, TV shows, books, and video games. They may also work with pop culture spirits, and we’ll call upon them like traditional spirits.

Tech Witch / Techno Witch / Technological Witch: Are witches that work with modern technology in their practice, and will integrate all manner of computers, and electronics in with their magick.

Science Witch: Are witches who have a higher focus on science, and will use their understandings of science in their practices. These witches usually do not portray scientism, and focus on a higher connection between science, and their practice.

Eclectic Witch: Are witches who have an eclectic practice. This means that they will work with, and learn from many different types of paths, practices, philosophies, traditions, knowledge, and sources, and will end up knowing about all of them.

Syncretic Witch: Are witches who have a syncretic practice. This means that they will bring together different paths, practices, philosophies, traditions, knowledge, and sources, in order to facilitate, and create their own unique practice.

Bone Witch: Are witches who use bones in their practice, and can communicate with spirits who used to own the bones, to allow them to help them in their practice.

Spoonie Witch: Are witches who use the understanding of spoon theory in their practice.

Emotion Witch: Are witches who who utilize their emotions in their practice and use them to charge, and fill their magick with intention.

Colour Witch / Color Witch:  Are witches who use the metaphysical meaning of colors in their magick.

Black Witch / Dark Witch: Are witches who practice the left hand path, harmful forms of magick, and unethical forms of magick.

Gray Witch: Are witches who practice neutral form of magick, and use a balance of both harmful forms of magick, and benevolent forms of magick.

White Witch / light Witch: Are witches who practice the right hand path, benevolent forms of magick, and ethical forms of magick.

Purple Witch: Are witches who practice energy work, psychic abilities, and psionics.

Blue Witch: Are witches who practice healing forms of magick such as Reiki, yoga, acupuncture, energy healing, and quantum touch.

Green Witch: Are witches who use nature base things in their practice such as herbs, trees, stones, animals, and natural elements.

Red Witch: Are witches who practice love magick, and sex magick.

Omni-witch: Are witches who practice a multitude of these different which types.

If you are not represented here, or misrepresented here please tell me, and I will change it.

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