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Dream about Rattlesnake – 50 Types & Their Interpretations

Dream about Rattlesnake – 50 Types & Their Interpretations

Updated on Nov 24, 2022 | Published on Jul 12, 2022

Reviewed by Katina Tarver, MA (Mental Health and Wellness Counseling) , Life Coach

Dream about Rattlesnake – 50 Types & Their Interpretations

Generally, snakes in your dreams are terrifying, yet the distress spikes if you dream about rattlesnake.

But, allow my think-piece to prove that your dreams might not carry intense ill omens. Rather they might be a help from the subconscious realms.

So are you ready to dig deeper? Let’s go!

Dream about Rattlesnake – 50 Types & Their Interpretations
Dream about Rattlesnake – 50 Types & Their Interpretations

Rattlesnake Dream – General Interpretations

SUMMARY
Dreams of rattlesnake might symbolize your desire to progress, need for healing, warning of danger or fake threats.

The sight of a rattlesnake in reality might send jitters down your spine. So, you probably think that your dreams are also bad news.

However, you mustn’t assume anything because the dream realm language is much more complex. So, let’s decipher the image of these slithering reptiles here…

1. You want to grow in life

Commonly rattlesnake dreams symbolize your wish to grow in life. You’re ready to overcome all the obstacles and emerge victorious in your battles.

This is the time to let go of old or negative thoughts and feelings to ensure a bright future.

2. There is danger in your path

In your waking life, seeing a rattlesnake in your path is obviously not good. In the dream realm too, it warns that something bad will happen.

Possibly, a toxic presence in your life poisons your mind. Be aware of your surroundings.

3. There is a fake threat in your life

Rattlesnake dreams may also imply someone threatens you, but you know they don’t have the guts to harm you.

Or maybe you’re threatening someone else? Either way, it’s a sign to consider a different approach to life.

4. Positive changes will come soon

This might not be very obvious but dreaming of this venomous snake can actually indicate positive changes in your life, especially if the snake is dead.

Prepare yourself mentally and emotionally because things are about to take a good turn.

5. You need to heal inside

A rattlesnake dream might also show you’re at a low point in life and your subconscious tells you it’s time to heal yourself mentally and emotionally.

Try to find inner peace and joy. Even though things might seem difficult now, everything will get better.


Dream about Rattlesnake – 50 Types & their Interpretations

Dreaming of a red rattlesnake advises you to communicate to overcome problems. While dreams of green rattlesnakes indicate jealous and mean people are around you.

If the color of the snake can bring such drastic differences in detailed dream interpretations, imagine how much more your dream will disclose!

So, let’s beat the confusion and slither away here…

1. Dream of being bitten by a rattlesnake

If you dream of being bitten by a rattlesnake, it indicates that you ignore a major problem in life.

You hope that it’ll get solved eventually but the truth is, you probably fear facing your fears. This dream can also indicate that an important battle awaits ahead.

2. Dream of stepping on a rattlesnake

This uncommon dream has a negative interpretation. Stepping on a rattlesnake’s tail, for example, can indicate your irresponsibility. You ignore warnings because you’re careless. 

3. Dream of someone else being bitten by a rattlesnake

Such dreams show that you‘re concerned about a close person in your life. Your subconscious tells you to reach out to them because they need your help.

They might be your lover, friend, or even a family member. Your compassion and empathy can be a huge support to them.

4. Dream of killing a rattlesnake

A dream about killing a rattlesnake requires quite a lot of courage, so when you dream this particular scenario, it signifies that you’re ready to confront all your problems.

You have the strength and capability to fight against all odds. If you have enough faith, nothing can stop you.

5. Dream of everyone pointing at a rattlesnake

This rare dream of others pointing at a rattlesnake signifies that everyone else can see a certain problem, except you. Somehow you can’t notice the warning signs.

6. Dream of having a rattlesnake in your mouth

Having a rattlesnake in your mouth is extremely gross, right? In your dreams, this symbolizes the verbal insults that you give to someone.

Or you probably get into frequent quarrels with others, which intimidates them. Try to think of solving the problem rationally instead.

7. Dream of hearing the rattler of a rattlesnake

Such a dream is a good sign of your chance to correct your mistakes. Irrespective of your past, life gives you a second chance to rectify them. Or maybe someone who had wronged you in the past will apologize to you.

8. Dream of a rattlesnake’s fangs and venom

Your dream signifies the threats in your life. Someone close might fall gravely ill and you both will have a tough time figuring out how to battle the illness. You must take care of them very carefully. 

9. Dream of a dead rattlesnake

This common dream indicates good things. Your life will be filled with positivity and you’ll successfully get through your challenges and pain. Your future will also be bright because all your obstacles are out of the way. 

10. Dream of rattlesnake attacking you

Dreaming of a rattlesnake chasing and attacking you can be very overwhelming. But don’t be afraid; the rattlesnake simply tells you to not let your guard down.

Someone familiar might try to deceive you, so be careful about whom to trust.

11. Dream of being suffocated by a rattlesnake

This dream holds a special meaning. You might face difficulties in breathing while having this dream. It indicates that you feel tied down or trapped by something in life.

12. Dream of a wild rattlesnake

A wild rattlesnake is symbolic of your wish to seek control over your life and freedom. Try to manifest these things.

When we dream of a wild rattlesnake, it is often a sign that our subconscious spirit tells us about our lost control over something.

13. Rattlesnake talking in a dream

A talking snake symbolizes your desire to be heard and appreciated. You might also be looking for a bit of stability and peace.

Alternately, a talking rattlesnake can denote positive times in the future, so pay attention to the snake’s words.

14. Dream of large rattlesnakes

Rattlesnakes are generally large creatures, ranging from three to five feet. Seeing one in your dreams signifies that you question your relationships with people around you.

Remember that not everyone in your life is compatible with you. 

15. Dream of red rattlesnakes

A red rattlesnake in your dreams isn’t a good sign. It shows your difficulties in communicating with your social circle. Don’t let gossip affect your relationship with others.

Communication is the key to solving any problem, so talk openly and honestly. 

16. Dream of being killed by a rattlesnake

A dream about a rattlesnake killing you is often a bad omen. It advises thinking twice before talking or communicating with someone to avoid any problems.

Alternatively, it also means that your sleep cycle is disrupted. You need healthier sleeping and waking patterns.

17. Dream of rattlesnake in a box

This uncommon dream represents your inner undertones. It can also signify a person who mistreats you but stays protected despite that due to their social status.

18. Dream about a rattlesnake in your bed

Seeing a live rattlesnake on your bed can be very unnerving. However, it holds a positive meaning. You might be sexually aroused or will find passion in your relationship soon.

On the other hand, it can also mean that you need a break from your daily activities to relax a little.

19. Dream about eating a live rattlesnake

Eating a live rattlesnake is impossible but in the dream world, anything is possible. It indicates your rising sexual intimacy with someone. Your current partner can’t please you enough, so you yearn for someone else.

20. Dream about rattlesnakes falling on someone

A rattlesnake falling on you or someone else is a sign that you must think about your impact on others’ lives. It can also point towards an upcoming gossip in your life.

21. Dream about a rattlesnake wrapped around you

When a rattlesnake wraps itself around someone, it will most certainly bite that person. In your waking life, this dream advises you to stay away from someone who has vile plans for you.

You have a lot of enemies and must stay cautious. Deception can also fill your life in the coming days.

22. Dream about a bunch of small rattlesnakes

A bunch of small rattlesnakes is a negative omen. It symbolizes that you’ll soon be plagued by enemies.

However, you can overcome this if you simply ignore their taunts and comments. Even if someone spreads rumors about you, don’t pay heed.

23. Dream about controlling a rattlesnake

Controlling a rattlesnake in your dreams is a good omen. It indicates that you’ll be financially or morally supported by a major organization.

This will help you to become an affluent person in no time at all.

24. Dream about being in close contact with a rattlesnake

Being in close contact with a snake in a dream is an indication that you must pay attention to the opportunities in your life. If you’re not careful, you’ll miss out on a lot of good things.

25. Dream about rattlesnakes around your legs

If you dream of rattlesnakes wrapping themselves around your legs, it signals you’re terrified of contracting a particular disease.

If you stand still in the dream, it means that your fears don’t let you live freely. This stops you from interacting with others or exploring new things.

26. Dream about a pet rattlesnake

A pet rattlesnake symbolizes happiness in life. You’ll encounter positive changes that will alleviate your fears and inhibitions. Celebrate this joyful moment because this dream is rare.

27. Dream about a rattlesnake chasing me

A rattlesnake chasing you is a pretty common dream. Your current situation haunts your subconscious mind.

You also try to bury some emotions deep within you but they keep emerging repeatedly. You run away from it, even in your dreams because you’re afraid.

28. Dream about watching a rattlesnake

Simply watching a rattlesnake is a sign of spirituality. You wish to understand the mystical nature of life and discover hidden things about yourself.

Since rattlesnakes are a sign of deception, try to not fall for everyone’s words.

29. Dream of rattlesnake making a sound

Many times, in your dreams, the rattlesnake will make a rattling sound which is a warning omen.

30. Dream of rattlesnakes killing someone else

This is also a rare dream that signifies something negative. Chances are, you will hurt someone very close to you, so be careful.

31. Dream about a baby rattlesnakes

A baby rattlesnake is very dangerous, even if we don’t realize it. In the dream realm too, it means that you ignore and underestimate a danger. But you must take precautions before situations worsen.

32. Dream of killing a rattlesnake by crushing it

According to old Gypsy lore, this dream signifies that you will have improved health. This might mean that you’ll successfully overcome a major or minor health issue in the near future.

33. Dream of rattlesnake in the water

Seeing a rattlesnake in the water in your dreams implies you worry a lot. You wish to be in a better position in your workplace.

Negative thoughts constantly make you anxious. Instead of letting negativity consume you, try focusing on the positives.

34. Dream about rattlesnake in house

A rattlesnake in your house is a very unfavorable sign. It predicts an upcoming danger in your life. It’s a sign of threat in your subconscious mind, which makes you dream about this. If you plan to step outdoors, be cautious.

35. Dream of rattlesnake taking shape of a person

When you dream of a rattlesnake turning into a person, especially someone whom you know in your life, it indicates that you must never trust them. This rare dream is very significant.

36. Dream of walking through rattlesnakes

This implies that you harbor fear in the awake life. Maybe you’re constantly scared of contracting a disease like Covid-19.

Alternatively, it can also mean that someone you know tries their best to be a part of your social circle.

37. Dream of holding a rattlesnake in your hand

Holding a rattlesnake in your dreams reflects that you involve yourself in unimportant or even dangerous events that will harm you in the future. 

38. Dream of rattlesnakes wrapped in a ball

This is again a negative omen. Your dream shows that something unpleasant will happen to you. Maybe someone close will persuade you to do something bad.

Therefore, do everything very carefully so that there’s no room for regrets later.

39. Dream about a hissing rattlesnake

A rattlesnake in real-life hisses just to scare the person in front of it. So, dreaming of this means someone overpowers you in your waking life. It can also mean that you’ll be forced to let go of something you love due to a close one’s request.

40. Dream about rattlesnake in a cage

Dreaming of a rattlesnake in a cage depicts good things that will happen to you. You’ll be prosperous in the following days and will get hold of golden opportunities in your workplace.

You’ll earn a lot of wealth and admiration from your loved ones, which will inspire you to work harder.

41. Dream about a tamed rattlesnake

A tamed rattlesnake dream is a good omen. Wealth and prosperity will be bestowed upon you. You might suddenly receive material wealth, such as an inheritance.

Or the wealth can also come from hard work and clever investments. Either way, you will be rich soon!

42. Dream about a rattlesnake’s nest

A rattlesnake’s nest dream represents the fact that someone unpleasant will enter your life soon. They’ll cause trouble and disruption in your life. Though it might not be easy, you’ll also remove them.

Alternatively, it can also mean that you will get into a misunderstanding with a family member or loved one.

43. Dream of rattlesnake’s tail

Such dreams indicate someone will give you false threats or say they’ll harm you when in reality, they won’t. You might feel intimidated but don’t lose faith.

44. Dream of being scared of the rattlesnake

This signifies that someone in your current life scares the daylights out of you. You can’t reach your full potential because of them.

This fear is probably due to an unpleasant past experience with them. However, try to resolve this matter.

45. Dream of turning into a rattlesnake

This dream is a symbol from your spiritual mind to heal yourself. If you feel unwell, consult a doctor immediately. Remember, your body is extremely important.

46. Dream of seeing the same rattlesnake repeatedly

Your dream signifies the constant negativities in your life. Sort out your problems, otherwise, you’ll become overwhelmed. This is possibly due to the negative people around you.

47. Dream of hitting a rattlesnake with a stick

This dream represents your wish to tap into a reputable source to sort out your concerns by yourself or with your spirit guide’s help. 

48. Dream of hearing a rattlesnake rustling among tall grasses

A rattlesnake will usually make some kind of warning sign before striking. This dream asks you to pay attention to the warning signals in your life.

Listen to your intuition and inner wisdom before making any major decisions.

49. Dream of rattlesnake slithering away

This is a good omen which means that a danger that was previously haunting you has passed. You can now breathe a sigh of relief and be happy. 

50. Dream of a green rattlesnake

A green rattlesnake or Mojave indicates jealousy. You’re surrounded by people who appreciate you in your presence but are secretly jealous of your success. Watch out as they’re up to no good.


Questions to ask yourself to interpret rattlesnakes dreams correctly

If you were afraid or anxious in your rattlesnake dreams, I doubt you noticed many details. Further, you probably can’t think straight about the necessary parts of your dreams.

Since every small detail is important, let’s jot down the important basics.

1. How big or small was the snake in your dreams?

2. What was the color of the rattlesnake?

3. Did it attack or bite your hand?

4. Did it attack anyone else other than you?

5. How many rattlesnakes do you generally see in your dreams?

6. How do you feel after having these dreams? Confident or uneasy?

7. How frequently do you dream of rattlesnakes?

8. Do you dream of the snake being in one particular spot, such as your house?

9. What are some of the noises that the snakes make?

10. Did you see yourself or someone else changing into a rattlesnake?

A word from ThePleasantDream

Whether your rattlesnake dreams bring good news or bad ones, remember panicking isn’t a choice… just as you deal with the snake in reality.

If you get the word of impending danger, prepare yourself to deal with it. In this world where the fittest survive, a calm mind and strategic decisions are a necessity.

Make sure you always double-check your decisions, even if you get positive predictions… because people are more prone to mistakes out of overconfidence.

Don’t let the predictions sway your dedication negatively and you’ll reach the pinnacle soon.

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