2/4 Profile – Hermit Opportunist

Click HERE and find out why your personal profile has a tremendous significance in your life and how it is related to your purpose. In this article, I am going to explain the 2/4 profile of the 12 profiles that exist in the Human Design System – the Hermit Opportunist.

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2/4 Profile – Hermit Opportunist

While people with the 1/3 and the 1/4 profile require much introspection and investigation to feel safe and to find a secure foundation for life, all that is irrelevant for the 2/4 profile, people with the 2/4 profile are very withdrawn and have innate natural talents they aren’t often aware of.

They project them to the outside, and other people can elicit them from them. They are waiting for the inner calling in their life, and when they recognize it, they can be like missionaries, who can inspire and profoundly influence other people with their talents.

The 2/4 profile is a mix of a hermit and a very friendly person. They require many retreats for themselves and time alone. When they let you into their life, preferably don’t bother them with your issues. Leave the hermit alone!

At the same time, they are very „rigid,“ very inflexible in their being and they are not here to be influenced – but when they have recognized their calling in life and have caught sight of their mission, they can unfold a profound potential in the transformation of the other.

The 2/4 is not a born student and doesn’t like to study much. They carry within them a dormant natural talent that wants to be discovered. And often it’s being elicited by others.

They are very selective regarding people in their life and also regarding what they do in their life – be it in their leisure time or work. They’re always on the lookout for something new. The promising new they have waited for all their life. When their mind is guiding that, it can lead to much disappointment, even up to an alienation from the world. Or impulsivity that keeps jumping from something new to something newer, never discovering their calling.

As I write in each of my articles, it’s also crucial for someone with the 2/4 profile to follow their genetic strategy and authority, so their life won’t feel empty and pointless, but to find their natural talent and thus influence others naturally in a positive and transformative way.

(These are general statements about this profile, precise statements and how the profile expresses itself in the life of an individual can only be made, when the profile is being considered in the general context of the particular Human Design chart. If you’d like to understand and also live your Profile and your Human Desing more deeply, click HERE!)

Further profiles:

1/3 Profil – Investigator Martyr

1/4 Profil – Investigator Opportunist

2/4 Profil – Hermit Opportunist

2/5 Profile – Hermit Heretic

3/5 Profile – Martyr Heretic

3/6 Profile – Martyr Role Model

4/6 Profile – Opportunist Role Model

4/1 Profile – Opportunist Investigator

5/1 Profile – Heretic Investigator

5/2 Profile- Heretic Hermit

6/2 Profile – Role Model Hermit

6/3 Profile – Role Model Martyr


Angelina Fabian

People with the 2/4 profile are very withdrawn and selective, who as soon as they’ve heard their inner calling and have discovered their personal mission, can carry out profound transforming influence on other people.

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