Top Ten Moments from the Warriors Book Series

Hello, I'm a huge fan of Warriors (Cat Novel Series). I've pretty much read the entire original series. I'm probably one of the few who knows everything that happened in the series. So without further ado, here's the official Top Ten Iconic Moments of the Original Warriors Novel Series!

The Top Ten

1 Firestar vs Scourge (The Darkest Hour)

Lol scourge was so shocked when fire star came back to life.

I felt so sorry for Whitestorm

I agree with this but Firestar got a cheap shot with a suprise attack.

After Tigerstar's Death, the iconic final battle between Lionclan and Bloodclan took place in the final arc. The legendary fight between Firestar and Scourge also took place. Therefore, there is a huge reason why this is number ONE. When these two unscathed claws and did battle, it was complete magic. In fact, when I read this book, I actually read it in the course of one day, that's how epic the final arc was. This is also number one because tragically, both leaders never knew that they were both half-brothers, since they had the same father.

This battle would cement the legacy of both Firestar and Scourge as the battle was completely fierce and deadly to the bitter end. Firestar would lose his first life in this fight, which would sadly be Scourge's undoing. The original series would end With Firestar standing tall as the victor and hero of the forest. - Suicunejai

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2 Bluestar's Sacrifice (A Dangerous Path)

Bluestar death is so sad. She's crazy in this book, but she sacrifices herself to save Firestar. She's so amazing. - Pebblepaw

It was like the most epic moment of all! - TheGrayDude55

Bluestar is perhaps one of the series most lovable characters. Her whole life has been filled with many tragedies as she lost her mother and sister, mated with a Riverclan Warrior named Oakheart, and lost one of her kits. As Thunderclan leader, she was tasked on looking after her clan. However, after Tigerclaw's betrayal, she became horribly paranoid, and lost trust in her clanmates, including Fireheart. During the 5th arc, Thunderclan was attacked by a pack of bloodthirsty dogs, thanks to Tigerstar. Bluestar, in a brave attempt, saves her clan by pushing the dogs into the river, sacrificing herself in the process as she fell with them.

This moment is very intense as Bluestar would lose her final life in the process, showing a devastating scene where she dies right in front of her kits, Stonefur and Mistyfoot. Bluestar would too kind and courageous to actually die in this manner, so many readers were probably devastated. - Suicunejai

I love Bluestar, she is one of my favorite cats but this scence is EPIC! She was so brave! she sacarficed herself for the clan, and when I ready FOREST OF SECRETS and BLUESTAR'S PROPHEY I started crying. (why do I alway's cry in WARRIORS does anybody else do that? ) I DID NOT see that coming and that was so heroic! And Dramatic! I love this scence so much and I'm on TWILIGHT and I STILL love it R.I.P Bluestar, R.I.P and THANK YOU ERIN HUNTERS

By, Hopestar

3 Tigerstar's Death (The Darkest Hour)

Lol this was great everyone underestimates scourge until bam

Why did Firestar thank Tigerstar when he died. I can't help but agree with the people in the books that say he's to soft hearted. - Pebblepaw

I was so happy when it happened. Even if scourge is evil. - AnonymousChick

Although, this moment is also gruesome, it's probably the most satisfying. I might go far to say that every reader have actually cracked a big smile at this death scene. Tigerstar was leader of Shadowclan at the time and was allied with Riverclan. However, he decided to align also with a deadly rogue faction known as Bloodclan, lead by Scourge. Unknown to readers at the time, Tigerstar have crossed paths with Scourge before. When Tigerstar was Tigerpaw at the time, his mentor was Thistleclaw, who was unfortunately another bloodthirsty warrior. He instructed his apprentice to attack Scourge, who was a kit at the time, and was curiously strolling the forest. Scourge was nearly killed.

When they confronted Thunderclan and Windclan, Bloodclan made their appearance. Tigerstar wanted Scourge to swear his loyalty, and prepare for war. However, Scourge didn't want to battle now. With rage, Tigerstar lunged at him, but was quickly put down with a slash. With sweet irony, Tigerstar lost ...more - Suicunejai

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4 Oakfur Flirts With Bluestar On Her Boundary

Oakfur? You mean Oakheart. - DragonFire1o

OAkFur x BlUesTaR iS mY oTp - Silverfire

Oakfur is so cool! - Pebblepaw

Bluestar, if you want to be deputy then don't flirt with RiverClan! - TheGrayDude55

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5 "Fire Alone Can Save Our Clan" (Into the Wild)

What started warriors - flowergriffon

Boi, I love this. Maybe not my favorite moment ever, but it's really magical. The beginning of it all, you know? I think it would be so cool if they made a Warriors movie and had that part in the beginning. I really loved this part, but I could just be happy and nostalgic...

This is how it started, how many people have picked up the first book read these lines, and been drawn in it is the start it is beautiful

Wow - Pebblepaw

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6 Yellowfang's Last Words

Like this if you cried ;-; - Silverfire

So sweet. I loved Yellowfang. When I read Warriors, I picture it in my head like a computer-animated movie (like How to Train Your Dragon, or other movies like that). With some dramatic, sad, or basically emotional moments, I play music in my head. I do a lot of How to Train Your Dragon soundtracks for dramatic moments, and for after some character's deaths, I play that music from How to Train Your Dragon 2 when they shot the ship with flaming arrows, after Stoick's death. Awesome, but perfect for a look of triumph, even though sad. Anyone else do that?

Why did Yellowfang die... It was epic though. - TheGrayDude55

Yellowfang is the best cat of the series.

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7 Silverstream Saves Graystripe

Same but her death was sad. - Warriorlover15

That was so epic

"What are you doing on our territory? "
Heheh - Pebblepaw

I've always liked this moment, even though Graystripe and Silverstream isn't my " BEST COUPLE EVER" like some people would say. This was a good way to start the subplot of Graystripe and Silverstream's relationship.

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8 Firepaw Looks Into Spottedleaf's Eyes

Looks like there's romance

Goodbye my dear spottedleaf-firepaw - Warriorlover15

They had a spark but it was deflamed after an umtimly death �"

I though I saw the end of the world in her eyes... "I love you Spottedleaf! - TheGrayDude55

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9 Swiftpaw Dies for Brightheart

YES. Swiftpaw's death is the saddest death in my opinion. He was so brave and didn't deserve to die. - Greyriver

So sad she has the scar to prove it on her eye she lost her eye! - Warriorlover15

Swiftpaw is probably my favorite character in warriors. His death is the saddest in my opinion, and the fact that he died for Brightheart is so sad. I love Swiftpaw ;~:

Also I think I named my main clan after him ouo
- Greyriver of Swiftclan

Gosh you know I,m not much of a swiftpaw fan but this was really sad one of the reasons I am a cat person also yes swift paw and swiftbreeze thing is highly confusing
Bluemoon of summerclan

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10 Stonefur's Death (A Dangerous Path)

Um hello! Stone fur died in the darkest hour! I know people get mixed up on that but please check it over! I have to agree though, this moment made me cry. Just the fact that all the pressure on graystripe while he's worried about his kits and stonefur has to kill them and he refuses and the battle and then more cats join in is probably the main cause of pure depression. But hey, at least its not that long before blue stars son is reunited with his mom again in Starclan.

He didn't deserve to die, he was too amazing and he stood up for Stormfur and Feathertail. I cried so much when he died, he'll always be my favorite!

This scene made me cry, no one bothered to acknowledge his death, he just died without anyone there. He died. That same small kit, the one who was born of Bluestar the mighty leader, who thought journeying in a blizzard was a game, the one whose sister died, the one who proved his loyalty and became deputy, the one who died to save the youth of his Clan, the one who now rests with his mother and sister, the one who now watches over his dear sister, the one I'll never forget...

That was probably the most cruel and saddest deaths in every book ever. Stonefur saved to half blood cats liked him! And nobody but his sister really even cared. - Pebblepaw

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The Contenders

11 Feathertail Falls to Save the Tribe from Sharptooth

I say this a lot, "Crowfeather never deserved Feathertail".= - Pebblepaw

I love this part it is so sad.

It was so epic! - TheGrayDude55

Feathertail's sacifice was very brave of her and It was nice for the Tribe of Rushing Water to honor her.

12 Graystripe and Silverstream (Fire and Ice, Forest of Secrets)

Such a romantic couple... - TheGrayDude55

This moment is on the list of the forbidden love between Thunderclan warrior, Graystripe and Riverclan Warrior, Silverstream. Reader would probably feel warmth in their as these two was together. This would start when Silverstream saves Graystripe from drowning. Ever since then, the gray warrior was captivated by her. They would soon mate during the 2nd arc. This caught a riff between Fireheart and Graystripe, however it passed.

During the 3rd arc, tragedy would strike when Silverstream would die during kitting. This would be a very tragic moment, but also remembered as these two would love each other to the very end. - Suicunejai

Wahh! Why did she have to die? - AnonymousChick

13 Crowfeather Saves Leafpool from Falling Off Cliff

This ship is MUCH better than Nightcloud x Crowfeather, like what the heck? Who ships that? Crowpool/Leaffeather for life - Silverfire

Leaffeather forever!

Always be mates with the one that saves you from you death. It works! - TheGrayDude55

When did this happen?

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14 Honeyfern Dies from Snake

This was so sad, she was just chilling with the crew when she died ;-; - Silverfire

How many other poison snakes are in there? - Pebblepaw

Nooo She died saving a kit! - Warriorlover15

Right after Berrynose tells her her loves her

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15 Tigerclaw's Demons (Forest of Secrets, Rising Storm)

If you read this series, then you should probably know who Tigerclaw is and should know that he is NOT is good person. He is a ambitious-driven, power hungry warrior who just wants to become leader. To do so, he managed to kill Thunderclan's deputy, Redtail. Fireheart was on to him however. He would thwart his plans to kill Bluestar, and they would have their first battle against each other. Tigerclaw would then be exiled afterwards. This happens in the 3rd arc, by the way.

During the 4th arc, Tigerclaw was allied with rouges and they've crossed paths with Thunderclan patrol. Although it was off-screen or off-page, Tigerclaw completely snapped and brutally killed Runningwind, leading to Whitethroat's death and another fight between Fireheart and Tigerclaw. - Suicunejai

16 Forest Fire (Rising Storm)

How will a fire save the clan? - TheGrayDude55

Yellowfang was a great cat, and it was so sweet when Yellowfang was spending her last moments with Fireheart. I couldn't help but smile

What's funny is that when the prophecy "Fire will save the Clan" is said, Yellowfang, Halftail and another elder dies.
Then when they say "You will find the spark that remains", Duskpaw dies.
What is it? When a prophecy involves fire, cats die of a fire? Lol. :3 Fox the Rogue
P.S. I'm not saying those deaths were funny, they were sad. :,(

Remember the awful forest fire that happened to Thunderclan in the 4th arc of the series. This moment would see the near destruction of the clan and the death of Yellowfang, former Shadowclan medicine cat, and Thunderclan's current one at the time. She's been through a lot as her son was none other than Brokentail, One of the series first antagonists and former deadly Shadowclan leader. Yellowfang rid herself of him the last arc for his crimes, however, when her and Fireheart went to save other cats during the fire. She was trapped along with Halftail.

This moment is kinda heartwrenching, since Fireheart was forced to leave Yellowfang and Halftail behind. When he returned, Halftail was dead and Yellowfang was dying with her last breath, Fireheart would be devastated and Yellowfang would die from smoke inhalation. - Suicunejai

17 The Fire Scene (Long Shadows)

How is this not farther up the list!

Such a powerful scene and a pivotal moment for the plot twist. At this point in the series, I think everyone was suspecting that the three were not SquirrelxBramble and to see that secret come out was both satisfying and heart wrenching. It also shows how fiercely loyal Squirreflight is to have adopted the kits and kept the secret for so long.

It's so epic

This scene is so full of emotion, and it takes your breath away. you can’t atop reading until the chapter is over

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18 Needletail's Sacrifice (Shattered Sky)

I like Needletail so much... It was especially sad for Violetpaw. Or Violentshine... - TheGrayDude55

~Calling All Needletail Fans! ~
Needletail was awesome and is just one of my favourite warriors. Her sacrifice made me cry. Who else cried when she died? No, just me. Love you Needletail ❤️ - oceanbreezetheawesomewarrior

19 Fireheart Meets Princess (Fire and Ice)

This is in the 2nd arc of the series. Fireheart had just became a warrior in the last arc, he would also receive an apprentice named Cinderpaw, who would then be injured and destined never to become a warrior. Fireheart would come to meet his littermate and sister, Princess. Fireheart would keep visiting her throughout his clan duties. When Cinderpaw is hit by a monster (car), Princess had noticed Tigerclaw because of it, helping Fireheart figure him out. One moment that puts this on the list would be when Princess gives Cloudkit to Fireheart to raise him in Thunderclan.

Princess's strong will would be inside Fireheart and Cloudpaw throughout the entire series as her kindness, warmth, and positivity can hit the hearts of many who reads the series. - Suicunejai

"Oh hey your my sister right? What if I just went to the lake and could never see you again? "
"wouldn't care." - TheGrayDude55

20 Skyclan Helping the Little Twoleg Kit

Yes I rearead this so many times

Yes this is my favorite part of the book! I searched for this part to reread again and again

21 Rusty Becomes Firepaw (Into the Wild)

Technically, Firepaw is/was a very generic character. He was adventurous, journeyed to where he was not supposed to go, a cat finds him there, and, against the rules, lets him join them. This cat then becomes the hero. As I said GENERIC!

And now, you who just happened to join us at 6 moons, will become Firepaw! - TheGrayDude55


This is what I'm starting with as this is at the beginning of the series. After the battle between Thunderclan and Riverclan. A kittypet named Rusty decided to take a curious troll of fate in the forest as he would then meet Graypaw. Then soon after he would be face-to-face with the Thunderclan leader herself, Bluestar. She would give Rusty the opportunity to become a warrior, which he reluctantly agrees to. He is brought into the clan as a kittypet, and proves himself in a classic bout against Longtail.

I would consider this classic moment as Rusty would leave the life of a kittypet to survive as a respectable warrior. This would be introducing Rusty as he becomes Firepaw, therefore he legacy had begun. - Suicunejai

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22 Rusty Leaves to Join Thunderclan

Poor smudge - Warriorlover15

This is a farewell moment... Not epic. - TheGrayDude55

23 Cloudtail Joins Thunderclan

Ehh, wow, good job fireheart you spawned a mini devil.

24 Spiresights Sacrifice for Pouncekit

What book is this from?

This almost made me cry...

25 Cinderpelt Protecting Sorreltail


26 Hollyleaf's Death (The Last Hope)

Hollyleaf is a hero, Ivypool and Hollyleaf will be best friends in StarClan for SURE (I hope) - Silverfire

This death is so sad, and perhaps the big point of the great battle. It was tragic and I cried for like 2 hours, but it was worth it. Hollyleaf should have gotten more time, though it IS an amazing scene when she finally forgives Leafpool.

27 The Littlest Warrior (Code of the Clans)

I was crying like a baby at Badgerfang's death. This is one of the most popular Field Guide stories, and though it is short, it provokes many people to get depressed over it, or at least make excuses about someone in the next room cutting onions.

28 Spottedleaf's Second Death

I haven't read it yet, but I know it was to save Sandstorm or somehting. and in the 'ultimate guiude to the cats of the CLans' or smthng book, it was like, "Spottedleaf gave up her exsistance in StarClan to save Sandstorm. Her last gift to her dear Firestar."

I know, Spottedleaf is hated by half the fandom, but I love her.This part made me cry. R.I.P Spottedleaf!

29 The 4-clan Battle in Eclipse

Hi. Is this where you can chat with Erin Hunter?

"A battle occurs in the ThunderClan camp. The raiding party from WindClan is led by Onestar, leading Lionpaw to think that this was not just ordinary battle - it was war. Onestar protests against Firestar taking in too many kittypets and loners and helping the Clans over and over. Onestar states that they are warriors, and then they leave. Firestar is outraged and sends patrols to make sure they left, but WindClan didn't. Cloudtail finds out that they have split into three patrols and have spread across the territory, and they used the tunnels to attack. After Firestar sends patrols to meet the WindClan warriors, RiverClan joins the battle as well, on WindClan's side. Brambleclaw sends Hollypaw to ask for help from ShadowClan, and she gains it. Blackstar sends cats from ShadowClan to come to ThunderClan's aid, and eventually, all four Clans are fighting on ThunderClan's territory."

30 Firestar’s Death

I was devistated he was an amazing leader😢

31 The Great Battle
32 Hollyleaf's Big Moment of Truth

You'd know what I'm talking about if you read Long Shadows/Sunrise in Power of Three. I'm surprised that most of the items are from The Prophecies Begin/The New Prophecy.

33 Cinderpelt's Death (Twilight)

Cinderpelt deserved what she getted- reaincarnation

34 The Dog Attack (A Dangerous Path)
35 Firestar's Injury

Hawkfrost injures fire stars neck in a fox trap, and brambleclaw kills his own brother to save his leader. What a powerful, scene!

36 Spottedleaf Dying
37 Snowkits Death
38 Ravenpaw Tricks Jaggedtooh to Go Away from the Hole

I love this. The cats adventuring like they are young. It’s amazing - Mousefurdancin

39 Huge Battle In Eclipse

This was one of my favourite battles in the whole warriors series. - DragonFire1o

This battle lasted a few chapters, it was so long! Probably one of the most intense moments in the whole series.

40 Hollyleaf Returns
41 The Cats Find the Sun Drown Place

A beautiful scene, with lovely details. I felt likeI was there in the salty spray of the sea.

42 Brambleclaw Being Named Leader

I love Bramblestar as he is one of my most favourite leaders and characters (my favourite leader is Tallstar)! Him being named leader can teach people a valuable lesson. No matter where you or who you came from you can still meet other people's standards and they should always respect your choices, opinion, actions and especially you.
Stay tuff my tabby Tom <3

43 Bright Stream's Death (The Sun Trail)

This is a sad and well worked out scene that plays an impact on the entire book. Not worthy of #1, but still pretty close.

44 Scourge is Attacked by Tigerpaw (Rise of Scourge)

I'm gonna kill him but scourge did - Warriorlover15

This is a great scene that shows how much Tigerstar played an impact on the Clans. It shows that Scourge definitely has his reasons, if you listen to his side of the story.
(but most of the fandom does considering half of them are Scourge fangirls)

45 Yellowfang is Driven Out of Shadowclan (Yellowfang's Secret)

This is an iconic scene even if you haven't read the book. Yellowfang is an awesome character, and she is betrayed (in a sense) in this scene by her leader and even her own mother. It was interesting to watch how Yellowfang reacted in a great warrior cats scene.

46 Graystripe Returning to the Clans (The Sight)

The moment Firestar yelled 'Graystripe' at the end of Chapter 10, made my heart skip a beat! Truly one of the happiest moments, don't you agree?
Firestar is one of the greatest characters, maybe you don't think so, but it made me so content to see him happy when he got re-united with the friend he has known for so many seasons!

47 Leafstar Confesses to Billystorm (Skyclan’s Destiny)
48 The Rat Attack (Firestar's Quest)
49 Bluestars Sickness

She names lost face cat like Brightheart! She stoped to believe in starclan. It is a great moment in my opinion

50 Snowkit Being Attacked by Bramblekit
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