Top Ten Saddest Books In the Warriors Series

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The Top Ten

1 The Last Hope The Last Hope Product Image

Firestar dies, along with many others, and I sobbed when he died. By far the most depressing book, but also one of the best.

I lost it when Spottedleaf died. I know she’s hated by half the fandom but I love her. She was one of the bravest cats in my opinion. How much do you have to love a cat to rush out to save his mate when you know nothing about fighting? She deserved respect for that! Not just that, but also for helping bring SkyClan home. Her death in the first book was brave too.

Oh Firestar... I was reading this in the middle of school, and I literally started to cry -in the middle of class, and pretty dang hard, too- when Firestar died. Seriously, I know this sounds tacky, but I really loved Firestar. Oh Firestar. I'll miss you.

First of all who here thinks that the last hope great battle of s just like Harry Potter battle of hog warts? Also so sad and I hate brambleclaw I never call him bramblestar because he is an arrogant toad and #greystar for LIFE

2 A Dangerous Path A Dangerous Path Product Image


Fire star was too afraid and didn't help her (fire heart)

I didn't cry because I don't cry when I read ever and it was spoiled for me but it was still sad

It was sad because Bluestar Died

This book is sad

3 The Darkest Hour The Darkest Hour Product Image

We all love whitestorm but he had to die. I also highly (more than whitestorm) Cry at the deaths of Stonefur (wow it was sad) and gorsepaw - AnonymousChick

My favorite book, but also the saddest.

poor whitestorm, and Stonefur, and Deadfoot

What about Deadfoot and Runningbrook? Don't forget them, they died because of Tigerstar?

4 Forest of Secrets Forest of Secrets Product Image

I love this book so much. It was very emotional and amazing.

This book was emotional when I got to the end I was about to cry.

If I was a cat in these books I wouldn't survive a single day!

This was such a sad book, I was sad when Silverstream died, and when Graystripe left to Riverclan and Fireheart was alone.

5 Yellowfang's Secret Yellowfang's Secret Product Image

The ending when everyone (even Brightheart her mother!) though that Yellowfang had killied the kits where heartbreaking! AND when she had to give up Raggedstar and when she had to give up Brokenkit/her kitting!

Poor Yellowfang. She was exiled by the son she was unable to raise.

As I read this book I died a little every chapter.

This book was heartbreaking. Poor Yellowfang. :'(

6 Moonrise Moonrise Product Image

Why did Feathertail gave to die? First Silverstream, now her! She was such a gentle, beautiful, and brave cat. - Featherstream

I hated this book because Feathertail died. My friend told me one hundred times that she'd die, and I went as slow as I could, so it would take me a while to get closer to Feathertail's death. When I got to the death scene, I was just like "BUT MY FEATHERXCROW SHIP! NOOO! " my friend thought it was hilarious. When she's on The Last Hope I'll tease her about Hollyleaf's death.

Feathertail dies because of Sharptooh. Curse Him!


He's not even a cat he maybe was trying to defend his territory many savage animals are like that. - cassiabez

7 Fading Echoes Fading Echoes Product Image

This one is saddest I've read

I think this is the one where ivypaw gets jealous and starts in the dark forest. That part was sad. - AnonymousChick

Longtail died in that book, plus Briarlight got paralyzed - CuriousKitten555

8 Sunset Sunset Product Image

Dis not sad, it been a while dough

9 Crookedstar's Promise Crookedstar's Promise Product Image

I will forever hate Rainflower after reading this book. Poor Crookedkit/star.

I have no idea how Sunset was sadder than this...and I feel like everybody's just biased towards Firestar for The Last Hope being first. This by far is the saddest; his mother rejects him in front of his face just because he hit his jaw, Mapleshade trains him and continuously ruins his life by making him watch his loved ones in front of him; Rainflower died because Crookedjaw didn't save her, Shellheart died from a tumor, Oakheart's death wasn't written in the book but it still happened, his mate died along with two of his kits, and later Silverstream dies. Crookedstar's life was full of misery and I have no idea how this isn't higher

This is way sadder than The Last Hope! His mother rejects him, just because of his looks, and Mapleshade trains him (aka tries to make life not worth living for). All his loved ones die! Willowbreeze, Shellheart, two of his kits, Rainflower, Oakheart (he dies offscreen but still), and Silverstream (who also dies in another book). Crookedstar's life was sad, and this book was all about that! This should be WAY higher!

This book is by far the saddest! There are so many sad deaths it is crazy! Poor Crookedstar he didn't deserve that! Wasn't breaking his jaw and his mom being cruel enough pain. I didn't care when Rainflower died but the rest was so sad! Love you Crookedstar!

10 Bluestar's Prophecy Bluestar's Prophecy Product Image

First her mother died. Then her sister died. Then she gave up Oakheart and her kits! THIS WAS A SO SAD BOOK

I literally cried when missing died and when snowfur died

Not simply loss, but choosing to give them away. That must be heartbreaking

Her story was so sad, honestly this should be in the top 5.

The Contenders

11 Ravenpaw's Farewell Ravenpaw's Farewell Product Image

The only book that has eve made me cry was this. How dare you make a kuudere cry, Ravenpaw! How dare you die! Ravenpaw x Barley forever...

Ravenpaw is the best

Have good hunting in Starclan, my dear friend

Why...Just why.. I HATE CANCER!

12 Path of Stars Path of Stars Product Image

Because so many deaths it's so sad and the saddest death was I miss you greywing

To those who know the dawn of the clans, if you haven't finished it yet, or already finished it, you will notice a important lesson about life.
I can't tell you

*SPOILER* I've never cried while reading a book but I came the closest at Grey Wing's death! :(

Why the heck is this not farther up?!?!? I loved Gray Wing so much. And I cried so hard when he died... *sniff* I'm actually sad thinking about it now. I'm just glad he got a chance to see his family and be happy.

13 Rising Storm Rising Storm Product Image

Yellowfang was so intelligent, kind, and caring. I was so sad to see her go

I WAS CRYING FOR 5 DAYS STRIGHT I MISS YELLOWFANG *sniff sniff* sometimes the best choice is the hardest...

I almost cried when Runningwind died. He was one of my favorite characters and he was a good friend to Fireheart.

The only time I cried in warriors was when Yellowfang died!

14 Moth Flight's Vision Moth Flight's Vision Product Image

So much sad stuff happened. Micah died she gave up her poor kits so she can do her destiny

This is when I cried, when Micah died. It was thrilling to the end, about how Mothflight had to live with it and move on, her mother hovering over her, and every bring else!

I almost cried when she had to give her tiny kits to the other clans!
Blue Whisker, Bubbling Stream, Spider Paw, Honey Pelt... they all seemed so sad..

I was in the sky train when I read the part where Micah died. I was really upset. His last words to Mothflight was so sad. :(

15 Sunrise Sunrise Product Image

I was in the middle opf reading time at school and when Hollyleaf was trying to get Leafpool to eat deathberries and when the tunnels crashed down on Hollyleaf. I started bursting into tears. Everyone stared at me like I was weird. It was also sad when at the gathering when Crowfeather said that Leafpool meant nothing to him.

Sunrise gets a record for being the only book that ever made me literally burst into tears and emotionally break down. I cried a lot at Honeyfern's death of some reason. Books have never made me cry and this is the only one. :o

It is sad how Hollyleaf dies.


16 Mapleshade’s Vengeance Mapleshade’s Vengeance Product Image

She gets killed by a apprentice, her kits die, EVERYONE IN THIS BOOK IS STUPID, Let me list them
Appledusk, Ravenwing, Frecklewish, Oakstar, Darkstar, Bloomheart,

This book was so sad, it really gives you a new perspective of Mapleshade. If it weren’t for Appledusk though, Mapleshade would have lived a normal life, where she went to Starclan.

Saddest book in the series. I think Mapleshade has the saddest backstory. After I read this book, Reedshine was my least favorite character. Mapleshade deserved StarClan. Imagine three of your perfect kits drowning, and you still hear their screams in the night. Poor Mapleshade had to watch her mate choose another she-cat over her! And that idiot Oakstar...And Ravenwing, and Frekclewish, Bloomheart, Darkstar...Here's what I would do. I would drown Reedshine's kits to show them all the pain she went through. Then I would become leader of ThunderClan.

It's so sad after Mapleshade reaches her goal and then is killed by that stupid apprentice, Perchpaw. She doesn't deserve to die, or go to the dark forest. Ravebwing does! He told her secret! Its his fault Mapleshade became evil! Here are some reasons why Mapleshade didn't deserve to go to the dark forest. 1. She was banned from ThunderClan just because she had a mate from RiverClan! Tons of cats have a maye from a diffrent clan! Oakheart and Bluestar, Silverstream and Graystripe, Leafpool and Crowfeather! 2. Appledusk totally abadoned her! Instead of helping with the kits he decided to replace her! I hate Reedhsine! 3. Her kits drowned! Not her fault whatsoever! Long live Mapleshade!~

17 Tallstar's Revenge Tallstar's Revenge Product Image

So sad when shrewclaw died and when he left Jake.😢

18 The Rise Of The Scourge The Rise Of The Scourge Product Image

How is this not up the list more! I mean this tells us the life of the no Blood Clan leader! His story was sad! His siblings ignored his ever move because he was so small. This should be way up the list. Although it wasn't his fault he almost got killed by Tiger Paw! Tiger Paws mentor (Thistle Claw.) Told him to and this mistake lead to Tiger Paw becoming Tiger Star and making sorts of problems and traumatizing moments! Tiny then became Scourge! He wanted revenge on Tiger Paw! Scourge killed many cats! Including his siblings! (They deserved it...) And Tiger Star! His story is just so sad and depressing...I was kinda sad that he died...But, this should have been higher on this list! (In my opinion...) Anyways...This just reminds me of my childhood sad, and depressing...I hope you respected my opinion! :3 I'm sorry for taking any of your time up... (I agree with most of this list just in my opinion I feel like this should be higher! )

Wow I never knew scourge had feelings!

19 Dovewing's Silence Dovewing's Silence Product Image

I ate dovewing!

You ate her? how did she taste? xD

20 Into the Wild Into the Wild Product Image

This ones kinda sad my least fave part in this is when spotted leaf dies!

It's depressing to know how sad Rusty's owner must be, and how Redtail dies.

I thought it was sad when Spottedleaf died for some reason and you disagree then I just dunno what your thinking...

21 Fire and Ice Fire and Ice Product Image

I cried on almost all of these books!

I thought Cinderpaw was gonna die!

It is really sad when cinderpaw gets hurt ☹️


22 Hawkwing's Journey Hawkwing's Journey Product Image

I cried during this, but I cried during many of the books on this list. Sad, but not the saddest.

This is so sad...poor SkyClan and Hawkwing..

23 Firestar's Quest Firestar's Quest Product Image

Firestar only loses one life

It was a bit sad, not really.

1. Firestar loses 3 lives. 2. Skywatcher dies. 3. Rainfur dies.

24 Bramblestar's Storm Bramblestar's Storm Product Image

Poor Dustpelt.. I never really liked him, but..The good thing is that he got to join Ferncloud!

Spoilers ahead
It was really sad when Dustpelt died. It was also sad with Frankie coming from the Twolegplace during the flood. Poor Frankie :(


25 The Sun Trail The Sun Trail Product Image

Am I the only one who thinks loads of cats die?
Plus Fluttering bird's death was kinda sad...
And How Her mother had to watch every single one of her kits leave..

NOT TO MENTION THAT BUTT CLEAR SKY (I really hate him >:( )

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