Pluto is known to be of the most intense planets, and its presence creates an inner need of controlling the matters represented by the house where it is located. When it is located in the 10th house, it affects the native’s career and public image, sometimes leading to obsessions concerning these life areas.
The tenth house rules the native’s father, and Pluto makes him a domineering one. He is frequently an authority person; he might be in some governmental position and the native regards him as someone respected or even feared by the masses. Even when Pluto is well aspected, the native has some subconscious fear towards his father during his childhood, mostly because he sees him frequently absent from home and constantly occupied by his position of power. Usually, the father has big expectations for his child, which can influence the native in becoming obsessed with creating a stronger career than their father. Pluto in the 10th house people tend to become workaholics, and earning a status or a strong public profile becomes a life goal.
Due to the fact that they have studied their father’s character and reactions, they will frequently be accepted by older and powerful people. Natives with this placement will receive help from Scorpionic and powerful individuals, and this help might even be hidden in secrecy. Authority people are attracted to him and see in the native a young part of themselves; this, in turn, makes them want to aid him by opening roads and windows for a career. Most probably, someone had helped them in the same way when they were young and they want to return the favor to someone younger who shows the same type of potential.
Pluto in the 10th house is a great natal placement for getting involved with politics. When Pluto is near the Midheaven, the person will have a public image, while when it is more near the end of the 10th house, the native will be powerful but in more shady positions. This last placement functions very well for being a member of secret organizations, as the native does not really need to receive recognition but desires to attain sheer power. On the contrary, those who have Pluto near the Midheaven want the lights drawn towards them and enjoy being well-known. If Pluto is very adversely aspected, they should be careful as their recognition could be a negative one. If the adverse aspects are coming from some malefic planets in the 12th house, there is a high possibility of being part of a scandal, as hidden enemies will expose his secrets.
When Pluto is present in the 10th house, the masses can get obsessed by the native’s public image. This is a double-edged knife, as this placement can create love-hate reactions; there is no chance though that this person passes unnoticed. Pluto in the 10th house gives strong persuasive abilities, perfectionism in career matters and makes the native very robust towards difficulties that he will find on his way. He simply will not care about them and just focus on his goal until he reaches it. Yes, the native becomes a control freak in his job. Other professions that this placement favors are banking and finances, other people’s money, insurances and the occult. Pluto here is also great for being occupied as a researcher in science, with nuclear physics and generally the microcosm being the best departments that he can choose.
In any case, the native who has Pluto in the 10th house should be very careful in not over-exaggerating with his Luciferian pride, not forgetting who was there to help him during his rise to power and keeping as much a humble profile as he can. He must understand that a mortal being can never have everything under total control, and learn to let go when it is needed. Or else, Pluto will take back the gifts that it granted to the individual.
Each planets have a different effect on you, depending on which house and sign they reside in. In order to find out where they are located in your natal chart, you can use our free birth chart generator. Also, examine the aspects that they form with other planets in your chart. You will understand a lot more about the detailed role that they have in your horoscope.