10 Best warrior tattoos: Best Warrior Tattoo Ideas

March 01 2021

10 Best Warrior Tattoo Ideas

10 Best warrior tattoos: Best Warrior Tattoo Ideas

Warriors have been getting tattooed for thousands of years, tattoos actually began their rise in popularity through the various warrior clans throughout the world. From the Samurai in the far east, to the Aztecs of North America, and everywhere in between,  Men and Women warriors have adorned their bodies with tattoos.

To these warrior cultures tattoos had great significance. The symbols they got tattooed were done for help in battle, to commemorate their achievements, to remind them of their code, and for various  other reasons. Tattoos were a sacred rite, and getting a tattoo was something special.

Modern day warriors still follow these ancient warrior customs. Bands of brothers and sisters in arms get matching tattoos to cement the bond they have with each other. They get tattoos to commemorate historical warrior creeds, they brand themselves as warriors so others will know that they live with honor, that they follow the sacred warrior's code.

That is why we put this list together of the 10 Best Warrior Tattoo Ideas. To give all of the warriors out there inspiration for their next tattoo, and to help them create a tradition of their own. A modern rite of passage that they, and their ancestors, can continue for a millennia.

 

#10: Gladiator Tattoo

Gladiator Tattoo Best Warrior Tattoo Ideas

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The Gladiator, a man that fights for no country, only himself. #10 on our list of Best Warrior Tattoos is this Gladiator tattoo. It shows the most famous gladiatorial arenas in history, the Roman Colosseum, with a blood red sky in the background. A great warrior tattoo choice for any rouge warrior.

 

#9: Native American Warrior Tattoo

Native American Warrior Women Tattoo Best Warrior Tattoo Ideas

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Many Native American tribes were peaceful, but when pushed, they were some of histories bravest warriors.  This Native American warrior tattoo shows this with the contrast of red and black ink, along with the "I mean business" look on the women's face. They come in peace, but if you do not, you will go in pieces.

 

#8: Aztec Warrior Tattoo

Aztec Symbols Warrior Tattoo Best Warrior Tattoo Ideas

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The Aztec warriors were as mysterious as they were brutal. This Aztec warrior tattoo features a lot of this mysteries that made them famous, along with the idles and symbols of the traditional Aztec warriors tattoos. The blackwork of the tattoo helps give the feeling that the tattoo is carved in stone, like their inspiration, the carvings on the Aztec pyramids.

 

#7: Egyptian Warrior Tattoo

Egyptian Warrior Tattoo Anubis Best Warrior Tattoo Ideas

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Fighting wars since before the Great Pyramids have been standing, the Egyptian's have a long history of great battles and even greater warriors. This warrior tattoo features the Egyptian god of death "Anubis", it also shows the famous pyramid of Giza and camels, familiar sites for any Egyptian warrior.

#6: Traditional Military Warrior Tattoo

Traditional American Military Tattoo Best Warrior Tattoo Ideas

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A modern military tattoo is a perfect tattoo idea for the modern day warrior. This military tattoo is done in the traditional tattoo style, the same tattoo style that made tattoos popular in the USA. Traditional military warrior tattoos like this pay homage to the people and traditions that help shape the USA.

 

#5: Spartan Warrior Tattoo

Spartan Warrior Tattoo Best Warrior Tattoo Ideas

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"This is the Spartan Warrior Tattoo!" The spartans are some of the most famous warriors history, best known for the immortal last stand of the 300. This spartan warrior tattoo is done in the neo-traditional style, with bright colors, and bold black lines. The Spartan way of life is still an inspiration to modern day warriors around the globe.

 

#4: Zulu Warrior Tattoo

Zulu Warrior Woman Tattoo Best Warrior Tattoo Ideas

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The Zulu warriors were some of the fiercest warriors to walk the African savanna. Just the sound of the approaching Zulu warriors would leave some of the greatest warriors shaking in their boots. This Zulu warrior tattoo is truly beautiful, The lion mixing with the warrior, showing the that the sprit of both is that of the king of Africa.  A great warrior tattoo for any warrior.

 

#3: Comanche Warrior Tattoo

Native American Comanche Warrior Tattoo

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Fear is how the Comanche warrior came to dominate the American plains. Born as warriors, it was the only life they knew, and they made examples of any that opposed them, so all would know the wrath of the Comanche. This warrior tattoo has that same feeling, the skull in the headdress shows other tribes the consequences of facing a Comanche warrior.

 

#2: Viking Warrior Tattoo

Valkyrie Viking Warrior Tattoo Best Warrior Tattoo Ideas

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The Viking's were a culture based on war, they were breed as warriors, and their life's goal was to die gloriously in battle. This Viking warrior tattoo is beautiful and truly captures the viking warrior sprit. Coming in at #2, this Viking tattoo makes a strong case for #1 on our Best Warrior Tattoos list.

 

#1: Samurai Warrior Tattoo

Traditional Samurai Warrior Tattoo Best Warrior Tattoo Ideas

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The Samurai were warriors bound by honor, tradition, and country. They developed a warriors code that some still follow today. This Samurai warrior tattoo is done in the traditional Japanese style, which is very fitting for a Samurai tattoo. The color and the blackwork are great at making this warrior tattoo really stand out, and giving the Samurai warrior tattoo the top spot on our 10 Best Warrior Tattoo Ideas list.

 

We hope you enjoyed our list of the 10 Best Warrior Tattoo Ideas. Let us know what warrior tattoos you liked best, and let us know if there were any different  warrior tattoo ideas you would have put in the top 10. 

As always if this inspired you to get a warrior tattoo on your own, make sure to come down to Mr. Inkwells tattoo shop, where one of our world class tattoo artists can give you the warrior tattoo you have in mind. Book Your Tattoo Now

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