Most Misunderstood Warrior Cats

Cats from the Erin Hunter books I think are misunderstood.

The Top Ten

1 Mapleshade Mapleshade Mapleshade is a character in the Warriors series by Erin Hunter. She is a tortoiseshell she-cat with a white tail and mistakenly described as ginger-and-white. She has her own novella and is a villain in the series after she is exiled from ThunderClan, after which she watched her kits die and was abandoned more.

I really feel for her. Her whole life ruined because her clan couldn't take the fact that she had fallen in love with another clan cat. She'd never hurt the clan, and in fact had provided it with kits, but no. They rejected her. Then her kits died, which is a big blow to the heart. And the last straw was her mate, turning her away. You can hardly blame her.

You have to be kidding me. She broke the warrior code, most likely knowing the consequences of her actions. She, instead of telling her clan which would have most likely been taken as a mistake by them, tells them it is a different DEAD cat. Ravenwing did the absolute right thing for telling the clan leader. For doing the right thing, he ends up getting killed by Mapleshade since ya' know, that's how it works. We shouldn't be praising her and calling her misunderstood. We shouldn't say her clan ruined her life. She did this most likely knowing the consequences and instead of telling the truth, she says the father of her kits is a dead tom. The only reason I pity her is due to the fact Appledusk decided to leave her when she needed him the most. Other than that, she isn't misunderstood.

She was going to have the life kits deputy but when her mate was from a different clan and no tom volunteered to be the father she and her kits were cast out the clan she tried to cross the river to her mates clan but her kit drowned and when she made it to the other side of the river her mate cast her out to she had to be a loner when all she did was love -Oakblaze

She only did that stuff to avenge her poor kits - Swiftdawn

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2 Ashfur Ashfur

I don't understand why everyone believes Hollyleaf deserved redemption but Ashfur doesn't. Think about it, people: Holly had everything going for her. Her Clan, her family, they loved her. She found out the cats who raised her weren't her real parents... so what? They still cared about her, and so did her real mother! Plus she had her brothers and friends like Cinderheart, and her grandfather Firestar the Clan leader, and the rest of the Clan who supported her! But no, because she was obsessive, she let it get to her so much that she killed a cat, revealed the secret herself, and tried to kill another cat who happened to be her OWN MOTHER. Then she ran away from her problems and hid for like a year before coming back and being given a second chance in spite of everything. What about Ashfur? He had NOTHING. He wasn't close to any cat, not even his own sister or adoptive brother, why? Because they both had mates and families. He thought he could have that too, with Squirrelflight, but ...more

Misunderstood are you kidding me? Squirrelflight never loved him that way and always thought of him as a friend when she broke up with Brambleclaw. When she did become mates again with Brambleclaw Ashfur flipped out and was jealous and when he approached her Squirrelflight she told him she was in love with Brambleclaw but still wanted to be friends with him. But he wouldn't let it go even when she wanted to stay friends and later tried to KILL her and her 'kits' because she wouldn't be mates with him! Thank StarClan he's dead, and I'm willing to bet he only went to StarClan because the Hunters knew fans might stop reading the books if not. He's not misunderstood, he's just insane because someone he loved just wanted to be friends. - MoonShine00

He should be above Hollyleaf :/ He's a really good cat at heart and was shattered by the realization that Squirrelflight didn't care about him. I honestly don't have much to say because it just seems so obvious to me that I have a hard time putting it into actual words! Ashfur is wonderful and deserves a second chance.

(Spoilers) I consider him misunderstood because some people think his attempted murders were justifed. They were not.

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3 Hollyleaf Hollyleaf Hollyleaf was one of the rare, strictly loyal cats of ThunderClan. She cherished the warrior code as a kit and came back to her clan in a time of need to fight-- even though she was cast out for killing Ashfur.

Hollyleaf...the warrior code was what structured the basic values of her life, and she leaned heavily on it. When she found out her very existence was breaking the code, she cracked. Revealing her Clan's secrets in a Gathering when ThunderClan had no idea what happened, and killing Ashfur, which was so pointless since she blurted everything out anyway. Ashfur wasn't a good cat, and he deserves to be punished, but Hollyleaf isn't home and dry on the good side either. - Blossomfrost

She cracked under the pressure of having two codes broken because of her birth. Yes she threatened leafpool but in the end, she forgave her right before she died. I wished Hollyleaf never died because she had one book that she returned in.

She was never evil, yeah, it might not be right to kill or try to kill, but her birth broke two codes. She didn't mean to kill Ashfur, he fell into the river! She was lied to, hated on and stressed out, she never meant to break any code.

Poor Hollyleaf. she had her feelings hurt by Squirrelflight, killed ashfurs to protect her secret, struggled with guilt, became severely injured in the tunnels, and was killed by hawk frost. She had a WAAY worse life than stupid MAPLESHADE. Her life was the saddest of ALL warrior cats. Give this poor cat a break. She's mine. Back off.

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4 Scourge Scourge Scourge is a villain the Warrior Cats series . He's the leader of BloodClan . He was bullied by his siblings, Socks and Ruby, in the past because he was the smallest out of his kin . One of his most notable features is his collar of dog teeth .

They told him his mom was going to throw him in the river and yeah all that other stuff but still cats true to help but he chose to be evil.

Well, Scourge was mistreated because of his size as a kit. When I read Tigerpaw (later Tigerstar) attacking him I thought that if I had found him by the border I would've been smiley and happy and let him go back, but tell him he couldn't come back. Instead Tigerpaw attacks him. A runt kitten, how unfair is that? It scarred him, it hurt him. It made anger form inside and he wanted to never be bullied again. The only way he could do that is to rise up against other cats. Deep down he has been broken.

Scrouge is one of the most misunderstood cats in warrior history! He was bullied, unwanted and always alone. The only way he could change that was to become evil. And when he formed BloodClan for the first time he finally found some happiness. These cats he lead saw him as him and not just a weak kittypet! Sure he hurt Violet but all cats do something horrible in their lifetime! He may seem like a jerk but on the inside he just wanted to be loved!

#Scrouge is misunderstood

He was bullied when younger became of his puny size and no twoleg wanted him so he ran away with rage and fear because he didn’t want to be thrown in a river and after he left cats still bullied him :(

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5 Dovewing Dovewing Dovewing is a character in the Warriors series by Erin Hunter. She is part of the Power of Three, and has a sister, Ivypool.

Dovewing is a bit of a Mary Sue, but just look at these haters! She helped and was the missing part of the prophecy! She and Ivypool need more love! - SeeU

Everyone hates her, but she really isn't that bad! - Emberflight_of_StormClan

Everyone hates her, but she really isn't that bad! - Emberflight_of_StormClan

Hey! It isn't her fault that she had powers or got attention from Firestar! She didn't want ANY of this, she just wanted to be with her sister in ThunderClan! I do think that Ivypool needs to grow up a bit

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6 Crowfeather

The only reason he never seemed to loved Breezepelt was because he was worried he would fail them. He lost the cat who really seemed to care for him and saw what was under his grumpy shell. Then he tried to run away with Leafpool and then he had to back to his Clan where they all probably thought "Crowfeather fell in love with TWO cats from anther Clan and tried to run away? He is so disloyal! " He thought he had to take a mate from his Clan to prove his loyalty, and he was grieving over the fact he lost all he loved! He just wanted a mate and this seemed like the only way at the time. He stayed away from Breezepelt because he doesn't want to fail him like he did with Feathertail and Leafpool.

3 different mates? Come on what is so attractive about him? He's grumpy, rude, selfish, love interests changing in the blink of an eye...don't break your heart over him Leafpool! He deserves NO ONE! - Blossomfrost

Umm...WHAT? Crrowdung (feather) is NOT misunderstood! He's just a cheater and code breaker! I mean, 3 she-cats with 4kits!?! I feel bad for them...especially Nightcloud! Curse Leafpool! I feel bad for Nighty-night and Feathery-Heather!

Crowfeather is so misunderstood... how would you like it if your true love died trying to save your life? he was misunderstood in his clan to! he kept having to prove he was a true warrior. he wanted to find true love... when he looked for it, he lost it. then he tried again, but his love was in a different clan. and he kept trying! he looked once more for a cat in his clan and found it! but then he realized... that this is not his true love... I hate how people are saying that he is just grumpy and mean! he just wanted true love! that's why he is grumpy and mean.


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7 Foxheart

I like Foxheart. HE in Bluestar's Prophecy it says Foxheart is a bright ginger TOM! I don't understand why everyone hates him so much!

And just HOW, may I ask, is she misunderstood? She drove poor Yellowfang crazy because she won over Raggedstar! - Blossomfrost

Lol I hate her

8 Millie Millie Millie is a character in the Warriors series. She's a small, short-furred light gray tabby with blue eyes and a torn ear. Also current mate of Graystripe and mother of Bumblestripe, Blossomfall and Briarlight.

Poor Millie! Everyone forgets the good things about her and only remembers the one bad thing. As for Silverstream everyone remembers the 3 good things about her and forgets the 4 or 5 bad things!

She is far better than the stuck up brat Silverstream! Stop judging her for what loads of people have explained and proven as nothing wrong! Everyone is following like pathetic sheep but I believe in Millie she is better then Silverstream and has a far more developed relationship with Greystripe

She's a piece of FOX DUNG

Yeah I don't really care about was better when Silverstream was alive - Blossomfrost

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9 Crookedstar

I know he made a promise to mapleshade but he was a kit all kits are a little stupid also he did it because he wanted do be the best warrior

Poor CROOKEDstar his mother was a awful cat and so many cats die in his family why mapleshade your so RUDE

How is he misunderstood? I thought everyone liked him - Blossomfrost

No one ever thought of how HE felt it was always oakheart. He disereves to be on here

10 Tigerstar Tigerstar Tigerstar is the biggest villain in the Warrior Cats, also the cat that Firestar wants to kill . He has two mates, Goldenflower and Sasha, and four kits, Bramblestar, Tawnypelt, Mothwing, and Hawkfrost . After he dies, he goes to the Dark Forest where he is killed again except this time by Firestar more.

Okay, he's evil, I get that. But don't you think it's just because somebody trained him wrong? Because someone stepped all over him as a kit? Maybe they should have a special edition about Tigerstar.

He really did like bluestar. Fair enough to hate Fireheart/star though. I hate thistleclaw for turning him bad. He would have been attractive if he was good - Leaftail

Why is he misunderstood? I understand him-DAMN POWER-HUNGRY AND BLOODTHIRSTY.

He was destined to be evil...though some blame can fall on Pinestar for running off to become a kittypet instead if guiding him - Blossomfrost

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The Contenders

11 Hawkheart Hawkheart

I hate how people judge him at say, "OH MY GREAT GOOGLY GOSH! HE KILLED MOONFLOWER I HATE HIM SO MUCH POOR MOONFLOWER! " She was destroying his herbs-the herbs that would cure his Clan if they should get sick. Without them, his Clan could die. Moonflower didn't deserve to die, but I don't blame Hawkheart for killing her. - RedTheGremlin

Everyone cats Hawkheart for killing Moonflower when he was just defending his clan. If Moonflower did destroy his herb supplies his whole CLAN would have died from it. - MoonShine00

He's my favourite medicine cat and character in the whole series. He's not evil!

What's to like? He killed Moonflower when there wasn't any cause to. For StarClan's sake he's a medicine cat! Couldn't a minor warning wound be enough? But nooo he had to keep attacking her until finally he killed her. WHY isn't he in Dark Foresy? - Blossomfrost

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12 Squirrelflight

I really didn't get why Brambleclaw/star was so mad at her!

He was mad because he raised these kits with her thinking they were his when she never told him herself

She's a good cat. All she did was help out her sister

She's not misunderstood. She's a good cat

She was trying to do the right thing, though she caused a lot of pain... - Blossomfrost

13 Ravenpaw

He's kind of a wimp. He ran away from Tigerstar instead of staying and fighting alongside his clan. He just decided to go be a loner

Although I agree a little bit, he would have been slaughtered if he didn't go. - Emberflight_of_StormClan

Thought was cray cray.

Ravenpaw= Chickenheart aka COWARD - Blossomfrost

Ravenpaw the wimp. ❤️ - Feaather

14 Brokenstar Brokenstar

Haha yeah...NO not funny. Even though Yellowfang tried to befriend him when he was a lonely kit he was arrogant and power-hungry. What's there to misunderstand? - Blossomfrost

Haha very funny. Haha not.

15 Sandstorm

She is a super snob who gets offended by everything. I am NOT A HATER and she used to be one of my fave characters until she got offended by everything fireheart did. She acted like a spoiled teen who wanted a rich boyfriend. She's not even a good example. Cinderpelt really loved fireheart. Here's the reason why I say this: Cinderpelt always trusted fireheart, even more than bluestar. Who did she tell her prophecies to? Fireheart. Who did she run to for help? Fireheart. How did sandstorm treat fireheart? " I thought I was your friend! " Boohoo hop I just don't feel bad for her she's not misunderstood she's completely spoiled

Exactly sandstorm and firestar had development while firestar and spotted leaf only new each other for a moon (while still being alive)

Why is she misunderstood? Nothing is wrong with her or her life. She's a great cat

She was a stuck up, selfish cat who wailed who didn't deserve Firestar...the Hunters make her such a hero in A Vision of Shadows - Blossomfrost

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16 Jayfeather Jayfeather Jayfeather is a character in the Warrior Cats series . He is part of The Three, along with Lionblaze and Dovewing, and has the power to read other cats' minds . He is blind .

Sure, he was very grumpy, but that was because he is blind and didn't want to be a medicine cat in the first place

Almost everyone, including me, likes him...why is he in the top 10? - Blossomfrost

I hate him. I don't find his comments unny but downright rude.

Well, I get this, that he’s on this list. He didn’t want to be a Medicen Cat, and some people misunderstand his grumpy temper.

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17 Spottedleaf

Spottedleaf is awesome! Not misunderstood

Shes cool, I don't think she stalked and she helped various times.

Meh, she was okay...don't see anything to love or hate about her - Blossomfrost


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18 Silverstream

Don't see how she's misunderstood - Blossomfrost

19 Rainflower Rainflower

This one I have to disagree. She started to hate her own son because he slipped and broke his jaw. Which made him mess up his face, but I wouldn't hate my son if he broke his face! She loved Oakheart more than Crookedstar. I screamed "YES! " when she died.

I also hate Rainflower, but it is, unfortunately, a fact that a mother cat will abandon her kitten if she feels that he/she will not survive. - IcetailofWishClan

I don't think there is a single person who likes Rainflower. - RedTheGremlin

I agree fully, 100% with this. She just wanted to have a normal life until Stormkit fell and broke his jaw. She renamed him Crookedkit so that if he died, it would be CROOKEDKIT, who is not her son, dying, and not her son, Stormkit dying. She did this so she would not feel as much grief. SYPATHY PEOPLE!

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20 Mudclaw

Hmm how exactly is he not understood...I don't see it - Blossomfrost

Ugh. I would rather have Mudstar than stupid, stinky, rude, snobby, snooty, arrogant, stupid-named Onestar. - RedTheGremlin

He thought he was acting on the will of starclan, I mean try to put yourself in his shoes..Paws... You are deputy and your leader dies, you think you are in charge now, then some warrior says that there the clan leader when you're deputy! Onewhisker couldn't prove to him that Tallstar said you will become leader. Neither Brambleclaw or Firestar. I'm glad he's in starclan, honestly.

21 Redtail

There's practically nothing about to him to even firm an opinion about whether you like him or not...why is he here? - Blossomfrost

22 Nightcloud

Nightcloud is really misunderstood, everyone hates her just because they love Feathertail or Leafpool! I totally ship LeafxCrow but Nightcloud doesn't deserve all this hate. The cat she loved doesn't love her back and he used her!

YES thank you finally someone understands it's not nightclouds fault I mean crowfeather only been with her because he wanted his clan to trust him but I totally ship FEATHERXCROW they were beautiful together ps crowfeather heart will never truly be restored because he loved feathertail and she died poor crowfeather.

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24 Breezepelt Breezepelt

OKAY! FANS, LISTEN TO ME! So what if Breezepelt missed Crowfeather? Does that give him right to attack Jayfeather (blind medicine cat)? To drown a queen just for the sake of killing? Then tell me-. -Firestorm

WHY DO PEOPLE HATE HIM? All he wanted was his father to notice him!

He just wanted attention from his dad but he never got it when he discovered the truth about the 3 he was furious in the battle his side lost he went on with life with half a heart -Oakblaze

Hii it's me again! The one that did Crowfeather! Breezepelt didn't do anything! He would be been just fine if Crowdung hadn't been such a fox-heart! He didn't DERSERVE a terrible cheating, code-breaking father as he was!

25 Thistleclaw Thistleclaw

He was awesome until his love left him. Bluestar should have given him a chance. Poor Thistleclaw.

Who the hell would attack a kit rather than an evil cat? Or order your apprentice to do so? Huh? -Firestorm

He was never good or misunderstood. He's just evil. He was evil before snowfur died. He taught Tigerstar to be bad which led to so many lives being lost

He never did anything that's actually bad. Sure he made Tigerstar kind of who he is, but that's just finger pointing. He was over confronting on border oatrols (MUDFUR). Mudfurs in star man and he was all thistleclaw was and more. Let's not forget about ash fur, who tried to kill fire stars daughter and 2/3 of the cats who saved all the clans. Thistleclaw was just mean spirited, and had a regard to thunderclap that he could protect it with tooth and claw. Out of all dark forest cats, this guy is the one who should be in starclan. Oh and did I mention how bluefur thought he was a threat before he did anything? She hated him for nothing. (Or because he was with her sister and she wa biased) Anyway, a cat who BROKE THE WARRIOR CODE is viewed as better than a cat who did nothing to break the rules WHATSOEVER.

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26 Ivypool Ivypool

She's one of my favorite cats. She's very misunderstood. Her sister made a bigger difference than her. Ivypool felt left out

Ivypool is misunderstood! So is Dovewing! These cats need more love! Dovewing was part of the prophecy and Ivypool helped as if her life depended on it, which, IT DID! - SeeU

I love her. She just didn't like the fact that her sister mattered more than her


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27 Breezepaw

Breezeplet is an great cat to Windclan

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29 Hawkfrost Hawkfrost

Um, yeah. Not talked about much until he trains Ivypool. Nobody really knows that much about him.

30 Blossomfall

Poor Blossomfall. It wasn't Briarlight's fault she was totally favoured, but Millie didn't care about Blossom at all. Blossomfall wanted to help her clan, but she thought joining the dark forest would make Millie love her and IT WASN'T HER FAULT.

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32 Clawface

...what is he doing here? Complete evil people - Blossomfrost

He's just evil



33 Darkstripe Darkstripe

This cat was just trying to be as trustworthy and loyal to his best friend Tigerstar I know that he fed sorrelkit deathberries I have no idea why hedid that -Oakblaze

34 Swiftpaw

I know we're talking about Swiftpaw but I just have to say that I hate Bluestar. She indirectly led him to his death! - Blossomfrost

Why bluestar if you weren't one of my favorites I would kill you

I Hate you bluestar


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35 Star Flower

She is one of the worst cats in the history of Warriors! Seriously she wrapped poor Thunder around her pretty little paw, then betrayed him. If that was all some people would be arguing for her, saying One Eye was her father. But that isn't all! She went off and mated Clear Sky if all cats! I wish I could kill those two - Blossomfrost

I haate this she-cat till the bone and soul! Poor Thunder! He lived her and guess what? She went for a grandpa, terrible, cheating, (3mates really? ) Grumpy, obsessed, addict, Fox-heart, rabbit-brain, and IDIOT, CLEAR SKY (pfft pfft aag I hate his name! ) DIE STAR, THUNDER LOVED U, YOU HEART-BREAKER!

She betrayed Thunder, but I feel like she was so scared of One-eye that she betrayed him. I hope Thunder forgives her in Forest Divided - Catsarah123

I can't beieve that she mated with Clear Sky. She is still Thunders otp

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36 Tawnypelt

I hate her...she was a coward who ran away from her Clan who was still smarting from the wounds Tigerstar inflicted upon them and didn't brave it out like Bramblestar. ROWANCKAW WHAT DID YOU EVER SEE IN HER?! - Blossomfrost

Only ran away cause of Smallear

37 Cinderpelt Cinderpelt A medicine cat from the book series Warriors by Erin Hunter. She heals other cats in her Clan, ThunderClan, and is reincarnated into Cinderheart.

Also gave up her dreams

38 Spiderleg

Spiderleg may be a bad father and all, but come on, he really cares! It's not like he's evil!

Yeah he was a horrid father...but not exactly the next Tigerstar or anything like that - Blossomfrost

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40 Snakepelt
41 Moorkit
42 Brightfire
43 Facebooksnow
44 Leopardstar

I feel bad for her. She didn't know Tigerstar was evil, so why does everyone hate on her? Yes, she wasn't brave enough to stand up for Stonefur, but she didn't have a choice and no one else stood up for him either. It wasn't her fault!

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