Best Warrior Cat Clans

The Top Ten

1 Riverclan

RIVER CLAN IS THE BEST! RIVERCLAN FISH! RIVERCLAN SWIM! RIVERCLAN USE WATER TO WIN! Riverclan is definitely HANDS DOWN! THE BEST CLAN! Riverclan is peaceful and graceful. Riverclan is also THE STRONGEST OF ALL THE CLANS. IT SAYS IN THE GUIDE BOOKS! NOW! Riverclan contains the beauty and strength of the water. When Riverclan unites, we are unstoppable, just like the river. Riverclan flows through it's dangers, as the river does. Riverclan can also adapt quickly, imitating the river. WE ARE GRACE. WE ARE POWER. WE ARE RIVERCLAN!

Riverclan are unique, graceful, and peaceful. Unlike the other clans they make decisions using their brains, and not their feelings. They also don't get so easily offended. Each clan has a different trait that makes them special, but Riverclan more than the rest. I recall only once that Riverclan made a bad decision and that was when they joined Tigerstar in Tigerclan. Other than that Riverclan is smart and unique. On top of that, for some reason I appreciate that their prey varies. Unlike Windclan. Also fish sounds more appetizing than snake, or frog like in Shadowclan. I've always found it cute that they decorate their dens to make them more pretty and comfortable. Despite being slightly problematic with cats like Tigerstar and Hawkfrost holding them back, Riverclan continue to be strong. Isn't it interesting that, unlike a couple of the other clans Riverclan cats have never really starved?

I love to swim so I voted

Yes I do think think RiverClan is best, cause they can SWIM. All the other cat clans are afraid of water. So they have no problem defending their territory even if Thunderclan invaded they are also very well fed.

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2 Thunderclan

I like Thunderclan I think it might be the fact that we get more point of views in this clan than others. Also my favorite character Brambleclaw or Bramblestar is in their so it would make sense your favorite clan would be that one because your favorite character is in it.

Boi this is best

Thunderclan is the best because they have the kindest cats and the strongest warriors

ThunderClan is the best! Stupid RiverClan.They are underdogs. ALPHA DOGS FOR THE WIN!

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3 Windclan

I really like windclan your in the wind all the time and get to eat rabbits

I chose cause gray wing from Dawn of the clans! Gray wing not happy when turtle tail die! I cried for 2 hours when turtle tail died I fell really emotional about cats because I have six AND I know your going think I'm crazy after I tell you this but...I HAVE A GREEN CAT! he's very fluffy/puffy but #tigers mom princess! I named her after firestars sister/princess! GO WINCLAN! and cyclones! (sorry cougars fans but I'm a cyclone! )

WindClan, like Hufflepuff, are sweet and fair and never waver to help others in most cases. If they feel insulted or threatened they fight like the cat within (Or like badger in my case) and never fail to find the best way to solve a fight. They have never came up with any evil cats. Ring a bell? For those who have read Harry Potter WindClan has a strong connection to Hufflepuff and is a just, fair, honest, and loyal clan that is unwavering even when faced with near death. They accept help unlike other clans because they understand they sometimes need it. They are truly strong fighters and because of that they can see their weaknesses and strengths and with their kind souls take care of those in need and express more hat anger and growling in a fight. They are a good ally that only ThunderClan can understand most of the time. Another bell. WindClan and Hufflepuff are alike in another way. Strong connection to the clan that is the main place, house, clan, area, etc. I know WindClan is ...more

Windclan may be considered more mild and less involved than Shadowclan and Thunderclan, but that's not exactly a bad thing, if you think about it. The thing is, if you're less aggressive, and have more of a degree of empathy and helpfulness, you'll be more respected by other clans. This means that the other clans are less likely to attack them. Think about it. How many times has Thunderclan warred against Windclan? Not much at all. As for Shadowclan, the ratio of attacks on Thunderclan far outweigh the ratio of attacks on Windclan.

As for another reason Windclan is the best, they have good living conditions. The woods may be beautiful, and filled with an abundance of foods and scents, and the river and the willows may be amazing, but it would feel much better to have a cool spring breeze blowing against you peacefully while you sprint than to be treading on pointy pine needles and tripping over sticks.

One last reason Windclan is the best is because they're the most ...more

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4 Shadowclan

Shadowclan needs more love they always get the short end of the stick. They keep on getting bad leadership but at least we always get cats like Blackstar. Always will be favorite clan because of how cool the concept of a clan of cats that blend into shadows is.

I love shadow clan so much that I made a group about shadow clan

Shadow clan is nice and powerful! The name is even cool!

ShadowClan is the best because my favorite character Brokenstar was in it

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5 Skyclan

SkyClan are definitely best! They were a bunch of kittypets and rogues brought together. They started working together pretty quickly. After Darktail's attack, half the clan was missing, even one of the medicine cats! They lost a lot but continued to find the rest of the clans.

SkyClan has always been my favourite Clan. I hate ThunderClan because the entire series revolves around them. Also, they don't make sense. They're described as 'the most loyal, brave, strong, and fierce Clan' even though the reason Firestar originally joined them was because they were too weak. Also, the other Clans look down on them because they're apparently weak and soft because they always let cats from the other Clans in, and they're absolutely right. It doesn't make sense how they're portrayed as the Gryffindors of Warrior Cats when they're described as weak by the other Clans. I don't HATE ShadowClan. I just don't like how everyone thinks they're evil (even though the book portrays them to be the bad guys). I don't hate them. I just don't like them. Also, I hate Blackstar. I actually do like RiverClan, but again, I don't like how they're portrayed. It's stupid how everyone thinks they're the soft Clan (even though it's really ThunderClan, sorry). WindClan's okay. I don't mind ...more

Honestly I really don't like the fact that Skystar's Clear Sky, but their battle tactics are perfect! Gotta love treeattacks... Heheh.

SkyClan is the best! My loyalty will forever be to SkyClan. I mean, hello! They climb trees, even hunt in them, and fight in them, with powerful hind legs! Climbing trees is the best.

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6 Starclan

Best clan of them all

In Starclan, you don't die. If you're OC is in Starclan, you help ANY OTHER CLAN. And also, those cats are from diffrent Clans. DUH!

I don't like star clan... Why do star clan give confusing prophecies when they could have directly told the cats what is going to happen. The books make it seem like star clan is a thunder clan only thing, and why do they give all the good prophecies to thunder clan. Also what's the difference between the darkforest and star clan, they a basically the same thing acept for the fact that one is for "good" cats and the other is for "bad" cats. Also I have heard that star clan VOTES on who gets to go to star clan, so it doesn't really matter when it comes to star clan being good. - the amazing Cockatoo

Star clan is the leader of all clans it should be in first place

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7 Tribe of Rushing Water

Tribe of rushing water is the worst because in my opinion is because the science behind their hunting skills

2.not every mouse you find will be snatched up by a bird of prey
3.(peregrine) falcons are the fastest animals on earth, which means that the falcons would be to fast for the cats to catch them. (fly up to 230mph)
4.Birds/aves are my favourite group of animals, and it really pierces like a thorn when a cat bites the head of of a hawk chick

If you're worried about logic, remember the fact that this is a book about talking cats that worship the stars and get better from eating old english remedy herbs. And ghosts can kill living cats and other ghosts. And live together in groups of around 50. - RoseWeasley

Hello?! This is considered a Clan because ThunderClan was loyal to them! Plus, couples like Brook x Stormfur were cute.

The tribe of rushing water sounds like they have a peaceful home a beautiful one as well. With cats that have beautiful names. The tribe of rushing water just gives you that mystical feeling that you have been touched by aicient Magic, just learn poetry write a poem about the tribe of rushing water and you have fallen in love with the most sacred beings

I agree cats can't jump crazy high to eat falcons and owls! Plus I hate them you can't just move into a lion's territory then make someone kill it! Come on, that's not your natural habitat!

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8 Bloodclan

AS the leader of Blood clan you may address me as scourge or tiny as they used to call me. Bloodclan will take its glory into HISTORY!
Join me in My clan or die
From Scourge

SCOURGE IS SOOO CUTE! I wish I could mate with him!

Well...I really felt bad of the way scourge has been treated back then when he was a "kittypet", (Tiny) Socks and Ruby are the main cats that treated Tiny like dirt, and they are also basically the ones that made Tiny became Scourge. There is also another reason of how he became Scourge, it was because of what Ruby had said to Tiny, "unwanted kittens get thrown in the river." You see...Tiny then ran away from his home and off into the forest where the "forest cats" are. And...that is when he met Tigerstar...Yep, Tigerstar is the one that ripped the bell off of Tiny's collar. Ya know...In the end, I really felt like Tigerstar deserved to die. SORRY FOR A FEW SPOILERS PEEPLES

Blood clan is a bad "clan", but when you read The Rise of Scourge, you might feel at least a little emotion for Tiny (Scourge)

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9 The Ancients

The ancients may not be a clan and only come later in the book but it it still a good "clan" and they may became the Tribe of Rushing Water but still.

The ancients are amazing also. It's just rock that gets on. My nerves

I really like the Ancients. Go Half Moon!


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10 TigerClan

Cool clan name

Tiger clan they have amazing coat patterns

oh hello

The Contenders

11 LionClan

To be honest, the 6th book in the prophecy begins has to be the best. the biggest fight happened, causing the evil Tigerstar to lose all his 9 lives. Nobody likes Tigerstar still, right?

This is one of the best because in the 6th book, Windclan and Thunderclan unite to Lionclan and they win the battle

12 Fireclan

Hello browser of this list your browsing here had ended the rest of this list is crap.

Fire clan, sounds like I never heard of it clan

I have never heard of that.

I have no clue what this is...

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13 Fatclan


Raise your paw if you're in this clan! *Every cat raises their paw because they're fat*

This clan does not exist. - Emberwind1


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14 Tribe of Endless Hunting

Because they work together as a team I would love 2 B a cave guard

Same generic star clan

Ah,let's go back to the time of the tribe of endless hunting. The ancestors of the ones who started it all...

15 LeopardClan

LeopardClan is a sneaky clan, and they compete against TigerClan and LionClan. I'm pretty sure they look innocent, but under the spots they can hold their own in a fight.

16 Darkclan

Heathertail and Lionblaze belong together I don’t like Cinderheart and him a lot
What if Lionblaze and Heathertail had kits
Darkclan grows

Cats can have purple/violet eyes, but it’s very rare but possible! (And some cats like Dovewing have millions of eye colors lol)

I loved that Heathertail and Lionblaze made up their own clan! It was so Funny! - Dewblossom

Why does heather tail have purple eyes in the cats of the clans field guide

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17 Waterclan

A rich water soaked valley with lakes and streams surrounding the area. There is a jungle right next to the camp. There are vines, fruits, and lotuses hanging everywhere around the camp.

What's water clan is it like another version of river clan?

This clan does not exist. - Emberwind1

18 MoonClan


"MoonClan is an awesome Clan! " Shadowsky and I simultaneously meowed. "It's our home. Let's go on a tour!
"So, here's Moonpool. Over that way-" we pointed to the south-east - "is Moonstone."
"Here's our camp. Cindertail's den is right here, while the next den over is the Elder den. It's been empty since Cloudstorm died. The next den over is the Apprentice den. Then, there's the Warrior den. Beside that is the Highrock."
"Then, there's my den," I purred. "Smells like orchids, right? That's because there's a small patch of them growing in the corner. They're all blue like our eyes." Shadowsky and I showed off our cyan eyes as we moved over to the next den.
"That's my den," Shadowsky growled, "and you're not allowed in."
"That's because it's where he keeps his spare dog fangs, in case any fall out or break."
"You know Scourge? I got the idea from him."
"Lastly, if you follow me in here-"
"And not me," Shadowsky hissed.
"There is the nursery. He won't come in ...more - Willowfur

I've never herd of the moonclan.

This clan does not exist. - Emberwind1

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19 Wishclan

What is WishClan? Has a really nice name though. Is it evil? Or good-if it's good I like it. What cats live in it what are their names what are their skills?

This clan does not exist. - Emberwind1

Ya what in the world is wishclan? never heard of it

What in thw world is WishClan?

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20 Place Of No Stars

Dark forest?

tigerstar - Willowfur

21 Forest Clan

Forest clan exists it is located on an island with blossom clan and night clan. The fist leader was forest star then tree star. The current leader is fluffystar. It is right by river clan

This clan exists. - Emerwind1

Forestclan exists ;-;

This clan does not exist. - Emberwind1

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22 Rainclan

A meadow with streams and rivers everywhere and willows hanging over them. There are lilies on them, and there is a central pond where they fish and hunt for voles.

A swampy marsh area with a pond at the center hunting area.

This clan does not exist. - Emberwind1

Sounds like a breezy forest with pines oaks and willows. There could be:

Drizzlestar-white shecat with grey dapples and blue eyes

Deputy-Wolfleap-dark grey Tom with dark blue eyes

Med cat-Tinyfern-A small grey she cat with beautiful green eyes
Apprentice Skyheart-(Pale silverfish blue she cat)


Flameheart-Pale ginger Tom with amber eyes

Cloud wind-Handsome grey and white Tom
Apprentice-Snail paw-(Tom cat with pale orange fur and amber eyes)

Night bird-Pretty black shecat with white dapples and baby blue eyes


Meadowleap-A pretty white she cat with brown ginger and gold markings mother to flame hearts kits Plumkit
CloudKit and Mistkit


Willowdapple-White she cat with beautiful grey dapples and blue eyes

Echoshine-Pale silver she cat with blue eyes

If u r the owner and r not ok with this then i’m So sry these r all adopt ables but i’m So sorry if u r the owner ...more

23 Emberclan

Emberwind- who wants to join my clan?
Other cats-this clan does not exist
Emberwind- Welp. I deserved that.

Notice me senpai Emberwind

Emberwind. Notice me

24 Stormclan



I think this

Leader: Lightningstar- Kind golden Tom with amber eyes
Deputy: Heatherdapple-See in queens
Medicine cat: Leafstrike- Quiet tortoiseshell with solemn green eyes and nick in ear

Flarepelt- An ambitious ginger Tom with amber eyes
Apprentice-Echopaw:A grey with darker flecks she cat
Darkfeather- A dark grey and white shecat with blue eyes beautiful
Clawheart-Evil grey Tom with claws on his face and shredded ears

Willow stream- A silver blue she cat with angelic blue eyes mother of echo paw Greykit-Grey Tom and Leaf kit-Ginger she

Heatherdapple-White she cat with brown and ginger dapples and a fluffy pelt has beautiful blue eyes mother to
Lightningstars kits Amberkit-brownish ginger she cat with mottled white and amber eyes and Finchkit-Golden and white she cat


Ratpelt- Grey Tom with amber eyes and scar on face

If you are the owner and don’t like this I’m so sry


25 LavaClan

If they have a volcano in their territory there would be a great lack of prey, the tree would be dead and scorched since the clan is called lava clan, which means they have experienced eruptions, which would mean that the cats would die and the tree

This clan does not exist. - Emberwind1

How do cats now what lava is

Lava!? Sound interesting, but dangerous for the cats!

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26 Spirtclan

This clan does not exist. - Emberwind1

I just made it up but in my imagination it is a clan with a forest territory with at least a camp near a few streams.

Leader: crystalstar
Deputy: kindheart
med: Ambersky

Crystalstar? Kindheart? What in StarClan! I bet if you become leader you’ll be like Leafstar yourself! Ugh, start reading more warrior cat series l:( Darkness of Rising Echoes

, my OC cat is named Crystalgaze. CRYSTALGAZE COME OVER I FOUND A CLAN!

27 SongClan

Nice name though

This clan does not exist. - Emberwind1

28 JayClan

All hail lord jayfeather! - Willowfur

This clan does not exist. - Emberwind1

Love jayfeather :P JayBae

29 MossClan

I'm guessing the cats in mossclan have camouflaged pelts to keep safe from predators. And they'd live in a thick jungle at the bottom where all the moss grows on the rocks.

This clan does not exist. - Emberwind1

Emberwind1 WE KNOW THIS CLAN DOES NOT EXIST! lol =3 - WarriorWolf13

30 GorgeClan

This clan does not exist. - Emberwind1

31 Freeze Clan

This clan should be in this list because (in my own imagination: not really in the series) it grew out of the mountain cats, they thrived after the other cats left for the new territory, but then winter came again and took half their remaining clan. All of those cats got superpowers with ice:3

Cats with ice manipulation, how unrealistic can these lame fake clans can get

This clan does not exist. - Emberwind1

32 JaguarClan

This clan does not exist. - Emberwind1

It has steams and lakes with a lot of fish and trees with rabbits and squrals too. The cats are loyal, kind, fast and strong.

Leader: JaguarStar
Deputy: CrytalSpring
Med: TreeLeave

Lol Jaguarstar is basically Leopardstar

33 Amberclan

How do cats know what amber is

This clan does not exist. - Emberwind1

Cats know what amber is because it’s an eye color!

34 MistClan

This clan does not exist. - Emberwind1

35 FlowerClan

What the heck is water clan I might not know because I just started dawn of the clans. But I already do not like it they probably don't even know how to stalk

This clan does not exist. - Emberwind1

36 PoppyClan

This clan does not exist. - Emberwind1

Shut the F up already. We all know you're the one who posted all of these. F U

37 AppleClan

This clan does not exist. - Emberwind1

38 SparkClan

This clan lives in a lovely forest with green and yellow leaves.It has a camp as an island and water surround the camp/island these cats can swim.Each tree’s base is touching one another and under the roots of one big oak tree is where the nursery is.The elders den is inside the base of the tree right next to the apprentice den and the apprentinces live under the roots of another tree across the nursery.The warriors live in the base of three trees that are all connected and in the middle of the camp is a tell rock and a tree mixed together the leader speaks on the rock and the leaders den is in the base of the tree.
(Founder leader)Sparkstar
Current leader(after founder leader) Ravenstar
Medicine cat: Sweetleaf and Flamepaw
-Lightningstrike ⚡️✨

39 Winterclan

Winter clan A chilled clan that gets along well with sky clan, they are fast runners and they can swim, they have the thickest fur out of any clan there leader is winterfur

40 ElementalClan

I personally think this should be a clan. I have a made up series(not a book or movie, but I want it to be in a book series) about elemental cats. They have a certain gift of the forces of the earth. If the writer of the warrior books is reading this, please add this in one of you books if you write a new book.

Amber kit wandered away from the den, territory, clans. She found a beautiful valley decorated with forests and streams, mountains and valcanoes. She found a friend named Darkkit and together they survived. They became apprentice age, and they made areas to live. Soon they became 12 moons old. They gave each other their warrior names. Amberpaw became Ambersong. Darkpaw became Darksky. Soon they mated and had kits. Their kits were Firekit (orange with white stripes female) Skykit (white Tom) and Icekit (gray female) they found mates when they were warriors. Soon powers developed. The Moon Pack was a clan of cats that had mind powers and things like that.
Fire pack had fire powers and Water pack had water powers. They were Elemental Clan.
Moon pack lived in a shadowy forest, fire pack near a valconoe, and water pack near ponds. Now they will tell you their legend.

41 Doomclan

This clan does not exist. - Emberwind1

DoomClan VS. HappyClan lol


42 Fly Clan

This clan does not exist. - Emberwind1

43 Snowclan

"Oh, hi," Winterstar purred in an innocent tone. "Did you get lost? Well, take a tour of SnowClan first."
*cricket noises*
"That's because EchoClan took over." - Willowfur

This clan does not exist. - Emberwind1

Whats with these weird names, like seriously, pelt star (was his/her name pelt pelt, because pelt is only used as a suffix for names), white warrior (racist) and dimond spirit? whats next, avocado cloud, turnip toes?

Never heared of it

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44 Sun Clan

This clan does not exist. - Emberwind1

Bird water?

Cool clan

It is a clan in a great vast plain we trees, streams and mountains. Far from the forest clans, (a few mountains away.) The cats are gentel, loyal, spirtly minded and strong.

Leader: wolfStar

Deputy: Bird water

45 Lightningclan

This clan does not exist. - Emberwind1

46 Sharkclan

Her warrior name was light moon

This clan does not exist. - Emberwind1

This is a really good clan because all cats of this clan can do anything like a cat or shark.

Leader: Light star
Deputy: Shine fur
Med:Quartz pelt

OK awesome name I love sharks and warrior cats but never heard of it sorry

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47 SmokeClan

These cats have lung cancer

This clan does not exist. - Emberwind1

I made a Clan like this. It's other Clans were SongClan, SkyClan, and ForestClan.

Silent...what is this clan and what book is it in?...silent...forever go on

48 RockClan

This clan does not exist. - Emberwind1

The leader is Rockstar get it.They live in the rocky places of scattered North American Praries

49 OakClan

This clan does not exist. - Emberwind1

This clan lives in the Oak forest near the Twoleg place near RockClan. I based this clan off ThunderClan so off course they have most of the main characters.

Leader: Brackenstar
Deputy: Woodpelt
Medicine Cat: Snowstorm

This is my favorite clan out of the ones I've made

50 DustClan

This clan does not exist. - Emberwind1

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