Top Ten Saddest Warrior Cat Deaths

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The Top Ten

1 Bluestar Bluestar Bluestar is a character in the Warrior Cats series. She one of the leaders of ThunderClan. She is mates with Oakheart of RiverClan and her kits, Stonefur and Mistyfoot, live in RiverClan

Bluestar was an amazing cat, one that didn't deserve to be killed. She taught Firestar the ways of the Clan and showed him how to show mercy while still doing what's best for his Clan. Never once did Bluestar put herself before her Clan. Just look at her kits who didn't know her as their own mother until the last minute, or how she died to protect Firestar from the evil wolf pack. Sure, Bluestar had her insane spell, but she still did more for the Clan than any other leader ThunderClan could ever have could ever do. I agree that Firestar was a phenomenal leader, but no cat can show more loyalty and compassion than Bluestar.

Bluestar protected her Clan well,
Even up 'til the moment she fell.
She always did what was best,
For her Clan and all the rest.
No one at all can ever compare,
To all the hardship Bluestar had to bare.
There isn't a doubt at all to me
That Bluestar led her Clan brave and free.
She loved Oakheart but it lead to sadness,
And ...more

We will all have sorrow for Bluestar and we will remember the great things she did for the clan

It was so sad. She saved firehearts life and her clan from the dog pack. Bluestar was so warm hearted she never should have died. And I hate you tigerclaw/star. She was truly the most loyal cat ever. She still looks down on us from star clan

I was in piles of tears! This was sadder than Titanic! It was not really Bluestar's fault she was at war with Starclan. And her children forgave her just as she was about to die. Why couldn't Bluestar's kits believe Firestar! ;-(

I think that the reason why her death is the saddest is because up until her death I wanted her dead, I wanted Firestar to become leader because Bluestar just became a lousy leader. Then when she rushed in and saved Firestar from the dogs, I realized that she shouldn't have lost her last life then, because she realized that she was wrong. Her clan wasn't a clan of traitors; the clan helped each other. I remember as she died and she explained how she knew that her clan was a good clan and could be trusted, I cried a river.

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2 Firestar Firestar Firestar is a character in the Warrior Cats series. He's the leader of ThunderClan after Bluestar. He's mates with Sandstorm and has 2 kits: Squirrelflight and Leafpool. He was formerly a kittypet named Rusty.

Firestar- We met him as Rusty. We followed him into the heart of the forest. Together, side-by-side, we learned the ways of the warrior code. We fought bravely to protect our clan. We stalked through the depths of the forest. We grew with him, we learned with him, we followed in his pawsteps. From Rusty, to Firepaw, to Fireheart, to Firestar- we became a Warrior through his eyes. The first stories, THE stories, the ones that made us who we are, the ones that gave us Warriors- they are his stories. To see him die is to watch our link die- to watch ourselves die. Rusty was, and still is, and always will be- part of ME. Part of YOU. Part of everything that is Warriors. Such a sad and noble death- may Firestar live forever in the hearts of young Warriors, his memory never fade, his soul forever hunt in Starclan.

Aw. Firestar was so brave and loyal, he doesn't deserve to be voted in 15th place! He should be in first! He saved all the Clans' tails more than once, and then he just dies! Are you kidding me? How can Erin Hunter make Firestar, the greatest cat and leader of all, just die? Two words people... GO FIRESTAR!

I agree, but Firestar wasn't immortal. And it was a noble way to die. - Attuna

I don't want it! Why he died? I love him. He's a hero. He saved the clans.

I cried for ten minutes when Firestar died.

"I gave him a life for nobility, yet Firestar was born with more nobility than any cat I ever knew."
-Bluestar (StarClan affiliation) at Firestar's death, The Last Hope

"You will be a great leader. One of the greatest the forest has ever known. You will have the fierceness of fire to lead your Clan and the warmth of fire to protect it. You will be Firestar, the light of ThunderClan."

Bluestar's dying speech to Firestar, A Dangerous Path

It's obvious why Firestar was the bravest, noblest, wisest, greatest leader ever. Well, Tallstar, Bluestar, among others can rival my opinion too. I love every good cat in Warriors. I HATE YOU TIGERSTAR ESPECIALLY! And I also hate Brokenstar, Hawkfrost, Darkstripe, and all other Dark Forest Cats. Also Breezepelt. And also especially Mapleshade for killing my beloved Spottedleaf. *sniffles* I cried as hard as I did for Firestar when Spottedleaf died for a ...more - aurorablue01

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3 Silverstream Silverstream

She died HAVING KITS! Also Graystripe and Crookedstar were swept with grief, she didn't even name them! Graystripe was so sad!

It was so sad! I cried so much! Silverstream and Graystripe were perfect for each other!

When I read about silver stream, I was like "what the hell blad, she's from a different clan!
When she died, I was like "why her! " and then I burst into tears.

I literally cried

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4 Feathertail Feathertail

She had an extremely hard life up to the point of receiving her vision. And then, when she died to save her friends and the Tribe of Rushing Water, she showed that they were more important to her than her own life. How much more of a warrior could she have been?

she didn't deserve to die so young... and she loved crowpaw/crowfeather! (he chose his own warrior name in her memmory) I always score her on quizzes if shes in it. she didn't have to save crowfeather!, but she did it for love.

How is Darkstripe above her?!?!?! she was such a kind hearted warrior... She never caused any problems only tried to mend them... And her love for Crowfeather showed she tried to find the best in every cat... she was such a brave and noble warrior :(

How is this not the top one? Feathertail was so nice and was the only one who who made grouchy Crowfeather truly happy. Her whole clan loved her. Not to mention she saved the Tribe and the cats she journeyed with. She did what no other cat was brave enough to do.

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5 Spottedleaf Spottedleaf

Spottedleaf was the best medicine cat ThunderClan ever had. Not only did she die unfairly, but she died trying to protect helpless kits from being kidnapped from the evil ShadowClan cat Clawface! She deserved to die better, because she was always loyal to her clan.

WHEN SHE DIED FOR THE SECOND TIME :( That was so, so, sad. I cried my eyes out. She was in StarClan and then had to die again for a second time... She never was reunited with Firestar. Ever. But I guess it would have caused problems if Spottedleaf, Firestar, and Sandstorm were all in StarClan together haha.

Why did you die spottedleaf well at least she died a noble death protecting kits but still 😢😥😢😢😢

Spottedleaf will always be my favorite cat and best medicine cat the Clans have ever seen. Though, in Firestars Quest, I cried when Rainfur died. He was a noble cat. (But not as noble as Spottedleaf. ) Spottedleaf sill helps her clanmates today. RIP!

I was so sad when Spottedleaf died. I imagine a forbidden love between her and Firestar, which would probably have been a good side-plot, if she hadn't been killed. Then we would have way different cats in the books now, as most are descendants of Firestar. At least she died protecting kits... );

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6 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 was amazing. She honored the warrior code more than other cat could have done. She was brave, I mean, if it weren't for Hollyleaf, how else would they get rid of Sol for the second time? She didn't deserve her death, stupid Hawkfrost! She had the same personality as me, with all her regret and sadness. Obviously, Hollyleaf's death is the worst tear dropper, for me anyway. R.I.P. Holly

RIP Hollyleaf. She was amazing. Best funeral. And hey, random visitor. She is not a noob, and she could probably beat you in a fight. And she was amazing. Seriously, study your Warriors, boi. - TrueBlueHeroes

I absolutely LOVE Hollyleaf. She is my favorite character. WHY DID SHE HAVE TO DIE! She should have lived longer than that. She honored the warrior code more than any other cat and was completely loyal to her clan. Some people think she is an evil cat because she killed Ashfur, but she was doing it to keep her CLAN safe. And when she was trapped in the tunnels she still helped her clan. She fought off a fox that could have killed Cerrypaw and Molepaw, she gave the clan herbs, she helped Ivypool and Blossomfall out of the tunnels and gave the clan underground battle training. I know she told all the clans the big secret about her birth, but she did it because she knew it was against the warrior code and HAD to tell everyone else. I think Hollyleaf deserved more than being back for a book and three quarters(ish). Hollyleaf is so awesome and I cried three times. In Sunrise, Hollyleaf's Story and The Last Hope. At least in StarClan she'll have Fallen Leaves. HollyxFallen FOREVER

Yeah I personally think Dovewing should've died instead of Hollyleaf. - Anonymousxcxc

Hollyleaf
Leafpool's Wish - The Last Hope
She was smart, loyal & brave.
She trained harder than the other apprentices & cared for her family & Clan more than anyone could know.
She was more upset than ever when she realized her birth, her existence, was against the warrior code. That was when she fell apart. She killed Ashfur in an attempt to protect her brothers. She than attempted to kill her own mother. She then fled.
After some time in the tunnels, however, she regained her strength.
She fought hard in the Great Battle, & died saving Ivypool.
She forgave Leafpool & Squirrelflight when she died.
RIP, strong Hollyleaf. We still miss you so much.
Rejoice with your mother, grandparents, & mate in the stars. - RoseWeasley

I agree I think she had a bad death but she killed ashfur and was a warrior code fanatic. I mean anything that was against the warrior code made her go nuts. She couldn't think for herself.
She also felt furious just because her parents weren't the same clan. I am glad she didn't tell stormfur about that.
She did get better in the end though.

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7 Mosskit Mosskit

So sad! I was bursting into tears, Poor Mosskit, She never lived life to what she wanted to be. I Mosskit lived I would have called her Mossdapple, it is such a pretty name.

I cried when Mosskit died! It was so sad, and she was so lovable! She shouldn't have died because of Thistleclaw - it was his fault! I'd have named her Mossheart if she'd lived.

"She gave Tigerstar a life for mercy"
What did he do with that life? - Pebblepaw

I loved Mosskit! It was so sad how he died and that he had to die so young. When I read it, and when I think about it, I break down and cry every time. Warriors is so- I don't know how to explain it, but it some how makes me think that these are real cats who are dying, and- It's just so sad. I LOVE YOU MOSSKIT, WHY DID YOU HAVE TO DIE!?

Mosskit
Bluestar's Prophecy - Bluestar's Prophecy
Oh, Mosskit. So innocent, so young, so new. Why did you leave so early?
We miss you so much. You should have lived. You should've become a warrior. Why was it you? And I promise that if anyone says "She was just some kit! ", I will punch them in the face.
RIP Mosskit. Rejoice with your brother, aunt & parents in StarClan. We'll never forget you. - RoseWeasley

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8 Yellowfang Yellowfang

She loved her adopted clan and clanmates such an incredible amount, that she chose to die for them. She should be honoured beyond any other cat, for her unwavering loyalty to Thunder Clan and the amazing skills she passed on to her loved apprentice Cinder Paw(Pelt). YellowFang chose good over evil when BrokenTail drove her out. Instead of vowing revenge, YellowFang decided to take a more subtle yet nonetheless powerful means of revenge. She chose to rid the forest of BrokenStar and become good at the same time.

She was a grouchy cat, withan easy temper, but at the same time, loving, loyal, caring and sweeter than any cat I can think of.

Go YellowFang!

A beautiful she-cat- not in a appearance, but in nature. Sure, she was cranky, but also caring and wise. She took such good care of Cinderpaw/pelt. I love her. Even after being turned out by her own Clan -by her own SON for StarClan's sake! - she was a good little cat and didn't vow revenge like most ShadowClan cats would, but was quietly harbouring her secret. You know what, I wouldn't be surprised if she did have some ThunderClan blood, the way she acted! And when she killed Brokenstar.. Well, she did what she had to. At least she told her son who his mother was.
And Finally, she died for her new Clan. A medicine cat right to the end.
"A medicine cat have no time for doubt. Put your energy into today and stop worrying about the past. You have a duty to your Clan. Stop dithering and get on with it! " Yellowfang to Cinderpaw
"Thank you for bringing me to ThunderClan. Tell Bluestar I have always been grateful for the home she gave me. This is a good place to die. I only regret ...more

She died trying to save pachpelt I think she gets a thmumbs up

Yellowfang
Yellowfang's Secret - A Dangerous Path
She was wise & fierce, but had a sense of humor.
She went through more than anyone could wrap their mind around.
She was bullied, pressured, treated horribly by her mate, lost both her daughters, & had to see her son rise to power & become a kit-murdering tyrant. She was then exiled for something she didn't do.
Then, she met Firepaw, a better son than Brokenstar ever was.
We grew to love her, her sassy personality, her grumpiness, & her humor.
RIP, Yellowfang.
We still miss you, even after all these books. We'll never forget when we first met you.
Rejoice with your family, mate, daughters, & mentor in the stars. - RoseWeasley

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9 Stonefur Stonefur

How is he NOT saddest?! I mean, he was killed for not killing his own apprentice! He had a choice! He could've lived, but he chose not to because he wouldn't do what wasn't right! He was all starved and stuff when he had to fight Darkstripe, but he STILL beat him up, so then NO NO NO, that wasn't the end, Tigerstar ordered Blackfoot to help kill him! And this was in front of everyone, even Leopardstar, and no one did anything! Firestar and Graystripe couldn't do anything, or else they would've been killed too! And with Blackfoot's help, they held him down and killed him! They cut open his throat in front everyone, including two skinny, scared apprentices! And no one even mourned his death, except that Leopardstar did quickly so no one would see, and Mistyfoot saw her dead brother and ran to mourn him while they were trying to get away! SAD! - Splashstorm

Stonefur
Bluestar's Prophecy - The Darkest Hour
He was one of the most honorable warriors out there, with the wisdom of his mother, Bluestar, & the courage of his father, Oakheart. He fought hard to protect his Clan, & was an excellent mentor to Stormpaw.
He truly shone during his final moments. He was beaten & starving when he was forced to fight Darkstripe or kill his apprentice. He fought Darkstripe, knowing full well he could die. He's probably one of the bravest cats in the whole series. He knew he could, & probably would, die, but he still fought Darkstripe.
RIP, Stonefur. Rejoice with your parents & sister in the sky. May ou find good rest & shelter while you sleep. - RoseWeasley

I think Stonefur's death is the reason I really don't like Leopardstar. She was only trying to do good for her Clan, but really, why couldn't she see that this was slowly destroying her Clan?! And Stonefur was so brave, really, giving his life for two apprentices. It was so sad! Leopardstar should have tried to stop it... But I don't blame her, I blame Tigerstar.

Precious Stonefur had a Choice and could have saved his own life but died in honor and love for his apprentice. A precious cat like his mother and father

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10 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.

She had a near death expirience as an apprentice, causing her to have to be a medicine cat. All of her hardwork to prevent deaths, when she had possibly one of the worst ones herself. I mean, a badger storming in on Sorreltail's KITTING, and litteraly shaking her life away.
LIVE ON CINDERHEART!

Her death wasn't sad. It meant she would get to have a Warrior life! It was happy but sad for the rest of us - Catsarah123

It was so sad.. I know she knew she was gonna die, but technically she saved her brother's mate from those badger so she risked her life to save someone else.

Cinderpelt
Into the Wild - Twilight
You were my sunshine. My only sunshine. You made me happy when skies were gray. You never knew dear, how much I loved you.Why did you take my sunshine away?
She was always cheerful & hardworking. She was disappointed that she couldn't be a warrior due to her leg, but still worked hard when becoming a med cat.
She loved Firestar, yet never got to tell him how she felt.
She died protecting her brother's mate, Sorreltail, from a badger.
She lived on through her niece, Cinderheart, but soon left to take her place in StarClan.
RIP Cinderpelt. Rejoice with your sister-in-law, mentors, & parents in the stars. - RoseWeasley

Why Erin why did you make her die

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The Newcomers

? 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.

The Contenders

11 Honeyfern Honeyfern

This noble she-cat was walking into camp when she saw a snake slithering up to the kits. At the last moment, she knocked the kit out of the way, but died from a snake bite. Berrynose was in terrible grief. - addisyn00

Yeah, his was in terrible grief for two moons before he mated with her sister. Best way to show his depression, I guess. He's lucky Honeyfern way fine with it. - Pebblepaw

This is so sad! She was so kind and was willing to give up her life for a kit. I don't like how Leafpool just let her die though. She could have done something, but she just stood there and watched while wanting Cinderheart to do something. She didn't deserve to die! She was talking about having kits with Berrynose, then she died! And then Berrynose, went with her sister!

Stupid Snake! Honeyfern should of totally lived!

I loved this character! She was my favorite! It was so sad when Honeyfern died! I feel so bad for Berrynose! They could have been mates! If only that stupid snake hadn't killed her...

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12 Snowfur Snowfur

Snowfur's death was SO sad! She wanted to go into the forest so bad, but she also didn't want to leave Whitekit. She went out and ended up getting hit by the monster, defending her territory. Bluefur was torn up, and poor poor Whitekit! This broke my heart...

I think Snowfur was a important she-cat that deserved to live.

OK! WHY IS SHE NOT AT THE TOP OF THE LIST?!?! I legit CRIED when she died. Also, has anyone read Dawn of the Clans book six?
SPOILER ALERT
Gray Wing's death was so SAD! I didn't cry, but it was like a very sad "...wow..."

'How would she ever make him understand without breaking his heart? The pain of Snowfur's death was not hers alone. She was going to have to break his heart.'

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13 Ferncloud

Stupid Brokenstar. He stayed behind after the Dark Forest Battle in the Last Hope was over and grabbed Ferncloud (sweet, gentle Ferncloud) by the neck, snapping her neck and killing her. Yellowfang bit down into his own neck, killing him, because she was so mad her own son could do that. But Dustpelt and her full grown kits were crushed. May the heavens guide your spirit across the stars forever, Ferncloud. Rest. Your life's work is done.

So sad... Especially Dustpelt's reaction. I wish that Dustpelt and Ferncloud had died in the same battle or something. Then they woudn't have to be apart.

STUPID BROKENSTAR. FERNCLOUD WAS MY FAVORITE WARRIOR. I cried so hard when she died and just when I stopped crying, Dustpelt’s reaction made me cry even more. May StarClan light your path, Ferncloud.

I am so sad! The last hope made me cry so hard! Poor Spottedleaf, Firestar, Mousefur, Hollyleaf, AND FERNCLOUD! Those are the saddest warrior deaths in the last hope. And I agree with you, Dustpelt. You could have saved her. Now, because of those stupid Dark Forest cats, she's dead. STUPID DARK FOREST! I HATE YOU SO MUCH! WHY DID YOU HAVE TO KILL FERNCLOUD? SHES LIKE MY favorite CAT! I am so mad!

Okay, people, this might not be right, but rumor has it that Ferncloud was murdered off because fans said that she had to many kits. - Pebblepaw

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14 Swiftpaw Swiftpaw

Poor swiftpaw! This part made me cry because he didn't deserve to die! )':

Killed by dogs. Sucha promising apprentice to die so young. -

Yeah. That was sad - SilverPhantom70

My man Swiftpaw deserved so much better.

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15 Moonflower Moonflower

I was reading Bluestar's Prophecy in the car on my way to camping and I just started bawling and my brother just looks at me like in a freak. But it was so sad when Bluepaw was trying to wake her up but she was dead...

I feel so bad for blustar and I almost cried when she said "But we were gonna find moss for my bedding together" and I felt even more bad when she was like I'm gonna protect snowfur for moonflower, but she dies too! WHY can't ANYTHING GO HER WAY she was only trying to protect the clan and she just did what her leader told her to. I HATE HAWKHEART

I mean Hawkheart obviously had some serious issues with over-aggression (could be explained in a novella in the future, I don't know) but he did have a reason to fight. Not one to kill, but still, not as evil as, say, Hawkfrost. - Juniper

When I read her death I was literally crying. I mean she died for practically nothing, and she had two kits. Sad :'c - SkyFeather

She didn't deserve to die! She was only following orders!... And she still had kits to raise... D':

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16 Longtail Longtail

I loved Longtail. I hated how he died. SOMEONE SHOULD HAVE SAVED HIM I hate that everyone was caring for Briarpaw but there was only one sentance of Longtail's death. That's how much he was liked.
The reason I like him is because he's a minor cat, but his personality's so similar to mine, it's like seeing myself die in a book.
LONG LIVE LONGTAIL.

Come on mousefur

I burst into tears when he died. Lots of people's first impressions on him when they read Into The Wild for the first time are "I don't like him, he tried to fight Rusty and he has a bad attitude." I feel sorry for him, because Firestar didn't trust him until later on and he didn't finish mentoring all of his apprentices, and he got his eyes scratched out! Poor Mousefur was devastated when Longtail died. DUMB TREE - loafieh

It was so sad when Longtail got hit by the tree. Dovepaw should have saved him. He was such a great cat...

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17 Whitestorm

Whitestorm was my favorite character, and if I remember right he was killed by Bone, Scourge's deputy, when they had to drive Bloodclan from the forest (after Tigerbutt brought them there). He was going to retire to the elders den after that battle, they should have let him retire. :(

When he died, I ran out of my room and started screaming in front of my brother about how Whitestorm died. He gave me this weird look and I ran into my room and started crying. WHY ERIN HUNTER? Why could she kill such a sweet and wise deputy? He was my favorite character ever.

Whitestorm was my favorite character too, I was so pleased when he was picked as deputy. I cried for a whole hour after his death - SilverPhantom70

Hate on bone bone gay

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18 Willowbreeze

This death is the most saddest thing ever BlueStar pfft I knew she was going to die Spottedleaf she was pretty but still. ITS HARD TO SEE CROOKEDSTAR SO SAD he's BEEN THROUGH SO MUCH. And don't forget the kits

*crying noises*

Why is this not higher? ;n; - wholeftmywindowopen

Stupid mapleshade it's all her fault poor crookedstar he loved her and 2 of their kits die

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19 Brindleface Brindleface

Shouldn't have died because of stupid Tigerstar.

It was so sad reading about greiving 4 his foster mother, she was probly the sweetest in the clan, and that stupid, no good, evil, furball Tigerstar killed her - bteamer34

Tigerstar is evil

I thought this death was so sad. Cloudtail had just said goodbye to her and she ended up dying before he got to see her again. The saddest thing in the world...

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20 Flametail

It was flametail's time was it WAS IT I HATE YOU ROCK *tackles rock grabs him and takes him to the cave "sit here until you can undo what you've done to poor flametail", your leader asks you what you were doing you respond " nothing"*

Jayfeather coulda saved flametail if ROCK hadn't interfered - Duskstorm

I hate flametail. he called lionblaze a murderer, like this "I used to be proud to be your kin, but now I'm glad that I'm not a kin of a murderer! " something like that.

Poor thing didn't deserve to drown stupid Rock

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21 Sandstorm

(by the way thanks so much for spoiling sandstorms death. I just started a vision of shadows.

I had my own vigil when she died - oceanbreezetheawesomewarrior

I feel empathy when Firestar died. They were together for like three or four series! - TheYogurtKid

Sandstorm did die. In a vision of shadows from a infected fox bite. (She died as an elder)

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22 Lionheart

Lionheart's death isn't the saddest one, but its very depressing how he was killed because Graystripe was very attached to him along with the rest of the clan. He was a great warrior in my opinion

Lionheart is a great warrior, he was perfect, he could never be doubted and always followed the warrior code like a real warrior should, he was a very fine temporary mentor to Firestar, and Bluestar was so sad when he died, so was Greystripe, Lionheart, I cried when you died, I would have lied, for you, Lionheart. And even worse, replacing Lionheart was that evil Tigerstar!

He was so sweet - Leafshade

Poor graypaw - Warriorlover15

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23 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 .

Scourge wasn't supposed to die, Ruby and Socks should have died. And when Ruby and Socks came for help from Scourge, Scourge let them a have bit a food.

Stupid - Firestar123

I agree villians are not born but created and thanks to socks ruby and tigerpaw/tigerclaw/tigerstar scourge is a cold hearted cat.

Just because he had a sad past doesn't mean he didn't deserve to die. Yeah it sucks that he was bullied by Socks and Ruby, as well as Tigerstar, but he still killed cats and attempted to kill more. - SurcaneWolf

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24 Gray Wing

Gray Wing should have never died! He was so caring, he raised Thunder after Storm died, and raised Turtle Tail's kits, AND THEN he had kits with Slate! It was so sad when he died because he couldn't breath from the smoke in his lungs. Gray Wing even once lead the clan! He was amazing!

The only death in the warriors books to ever make me cry. His generosity was boundless and the fact that he raised so many cats that weren't his own and then died before his own kits could be raised was heartbreaking.
My all time favorite character in the warriors franchise from my favorite series in said franchise.

Through the entire Dotc series, Gray Wing was always the cat people would turn to, when they had a problem. He was an amazing cat, and would have made a great leader ( better than his brother.) I was so scared to read the ending and was close to tears when he died.

He is finally higher on the list. I still don't understand how storm is higher though, we meet her for a little over half a book. Just my opinion (.-.)/

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25 Tallstar Tallstar

Agreed. That was sad - SilverPhantom70

Tallstar was & still is my favorite character, the way his character develops is very satisfying & he was very relatable in the sense he made mistakes, egnoleged them and tried to solve them. You will be missed Mr. Tallstar

At least he's reunited with his beloved Jake in StarClan

Tallstar made the wrong choice for deputy... (mudclaw) it was a very sad time when he died... But trying to cling on to his last life he said that the rightful deputy.. Is Onewhisker... Tallstar was a great leader.. Even when he knew he had made mistakes he tried to correct them... He deserves to be higher on this list.

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26 Storm

Umm how is her death more sad then Gray wing or the other DotC characters?

I had so many mixed feeling for storm, when she left gray wing and when she died I still can't believe she choose clear sky over GRAY WING! He loved her and she was like what ever why would she choose clear sky, like he is the worst cat!

Mate: Clear Sky
Son: Thunder
Clan: Sky Clan

Note: She didn't deserve to die at all. - CreamstripeOfButterClan

Stop stealing all the girls from Gray Wing, Clear Sky! Did you know that Gray Wing like Bright Stream, too?

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27 Redtail

We get to know about him in Redtail's Debt - SilverstarofIceclan

How tf is Thistleclaw above Redtail

He died in the prologue, not even getting to know him. We barely even met him in Bluestar's Prophecy, if you're wondering about that. I think that Redtail should've lived longer, or maybe even have more info on him, like a short story or something like that.

Redtails the best

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28 Mousefur Mousefur

Mousefur was easily my fave elder - Duskstorm

Stupid dark forest.
I think I recall myself cursing them when I finished the book.

She was sooo cool! I loved her grumpiness! She was so wise and thoughtful! x3 - TheYogurtKid

I love Mousefur. Please don't tell me she dies. I haven't gotten that far yet.

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29 Thunder

Mate: Violet Dawn
Sons: Sleek Fur, Feather Ear
Daughters: Lightning Stripe, Shell Claw
Mother: Storm
Father: Clear Sky
Brother: Tiny Branch
Sisters: Flower Foot, Dew Petal
Clan: Thunder Clan - CreamstripeOfButterClan

I don't know how he died - Scarletfall

It wasn't Thunder who died, it was Grey wing

So sad he died but I don't know how so ERIN HUNTER MAKE MORE OF THOSE NEW CAT WARRIOR BOOKS

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30 Snowkit Snowkit

He was so small and helpless and it was so sad when brackenfur didn't give up and continued to run after him when no other cats did. He didn't deserve to die even if every one was right when that said he couldn't be a warrior

Snowkit's death was really sad because she was just playing with a butterfly and randomly a hawk came up and snatched her and her mom couldn't save her.

How tf is Brokenstar above Snowkit?!
-Maddie - PastelTheGamer

Poor little snowkit I cried when he was taken by the hawk I like to think he didn't die but was taken somewhere where he was happy but I felt so bad for brindleface! She loved them so much!

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31 Brokenstar Brokenstar

Deserves to die! - Firestar123

He's a great villain, but he deserved to die. - SurcaneWolf

I was NOT was AT ALL when he died.
He killed Badgerfang! Badgerfang was my fave kit and he never deserved to die - Duskstorm

I agree, surcanwolf

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32 Leopardstar

She is the reason I like Tigerstar (I know unusual opinion) because she fell in love with Tigerstar and she put her clan at risk *inhale* why Lepordstar but that's okay I LOVE HERRR - WillowShine1342

I loved Leopardstar once I heard her name. Leopardstar dying is like firestar dying to me. She was brave and strong, a little proud too, but she was leader of the best clan ever! Sickness took her 8th life away, and infection from a thorn took her soul.

Leopardstar you are my favorite leader and I want to be like you. I miss you.

I am sorry but I just love Leopardstar! And her dying words were so sad!

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33 Sorreltail Sorreltail

Sorreltail is one of my favourite warrior cats, I felt bad when she died She really didn't deserve it.

I love sorreltail wy did she died! she did not deserve it!

I loved Sorreltail! She was one of my favorite characters. Awesome mother, awesome cat, AWESOMENESS!

Even though she was just a side character she had an actual personality that set her apart. She was also very loyal to her clan and had many friendships with main characters. Brambleclaw even said that she would make a dangerous and respected warrior.

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34 Seedpaw

So bright...so happy...then she dies for that stupid STICK?

I agree! literally, cutest, thoughtfulest apprentice ever!

Stupid Stick of the Fallen. If they didn't see it then Seedpaw wouldn't have died

Innocent young apprentice and the daughter of Brackenfur and Sorreltail. Also the sister of Lilypaw. She saved her sister from drowning but she ended up drowning. :( Seedpaw will be able to rejoice with her mother, Sorreltail. I understand when a cat that lived their lives fully dies but when young apprentices, kits, and warriors die without experiencing life, it's hard to take in. It is very similar in real life too.

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35 Red

The entire goal of everything stick does in this book is to in the end get his daughter back. And at the end he just kills her like wow so sad. This deserves to be like #6

I picked Red because it's so so so sad that her own dad killed her.

I like Stick but stupid Stick for killing Red. Let her do what she wants I say!

104th what the heck this is one of the most sad deaths ever so dumb

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36 Badgerfang Badgerfang

Badgerfang
Yellowfang's Secret - Yellowfang's Secret
He was braver than Brokenstar ever gave him credit for. He fought so hard, at such a young age. All he wanted was for his mother & leader to be proud of him. When he died, he just wanted Flintfang to know how great of a mentor he was. I love him so much.
RIP Badgerfang. Rejoice with your mentor & parents in the stars. We still love you. - RoseWeasley

Badgerfang's death was the only Warrior Cat death to make me cry. I loved him so much, he would have made a great warrior. I draw pictures of him all the time and I named one of my cats after him.

"I'd like to be called Badgerfang. Like you, because you were such a great mentor."
-Badgerfang

Just look at the picture. When he tells Flintfang what a good mentor he is and how he wants to be named after him I start wailing. STUPID, DAMNING, *insert swear word here* BROKENSTAR! I wish that Badgerfang got the same opportunity as the other cats to live longer asn be an apprentice at six moons like *voice breaking and tears start* everyone else. *Starts wailing* *screams out the window* BADGERFANG! - oceanbreezetheawesomewarrior

Absolutely he wasn’t even a year old

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37 Fallen Leaves

Dear jaypaw must of cried when he saw poor Fallen Leaves die. He was there, but not even a cat more powerful than starclan can change the past in the present. Fallen Leaves was only to ready to be a sharpclaw, and even though it was cloudy, went into the tunnels that took his life, not knowing that his own excitement and fear would kill him, as he struggled. He was so close, but his mark on rock's stick is left unscratched.

I made a clay tribute for the good, best, smol bean

Dark river in general made my cry that was the most saddest book in the series I felt really bad for Jayfeather Fallen Leaves was like his only friend the only one who truly understood and his ability to go back in time and try to change it even when he couldn't then lost his stick. Jayfeather has had a hard life this book totally made me care for Jayfeather so much more fallen leaves didn't deserve to die that way if only they could have found his remains and took them out of the cave his soul would have been set free probably this is why I think the seventh series should be about the ancient cats before the moved to the mountains before greywing and clear sky

I teared up when Fallen Leaves said you joined me like a brother.
He didn't deserve to die. - TheYogurtKid

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38 Gorsepaw

Gorse paw's death was so sad! out of all the cats! tigerstar had to to choose gorsepaw he is one of my favorites!

Gorsepaw was the saddest death. I love his mother and just...I HATE YOU TIGERSTAR - DJPug

That one was sad. TigerClan just decides to show up and attack wind clan. I don't remember who killed Gorsepaw but it was sad how morningflower was all sad and stuff

It was Tigerstar who killed him. :'( He set it as an example of what would happen to those who refused to join TigerClan ;'(

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39 Rainfur

Got him confused with Rainwhisker, but yeah. - TheCrystalWolf

Rainfur is one of my favorites why did he have to die stupid rats why didn't sandstorm save rainfur first firestar had 6 lives left sandstorm could have saved firestar after

Stupid rats! He was barely made a warrior of skyclan! He shouldn't have died! Seriously!

Killed by a pack of rats in an attack.

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40 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 ...read more.

Mapleshade - all she ever wanted was a good home for her new family. Instead, her clan exiled her And her kits! After her kits drown, river clan wouldn't take her in. After a kind-hearted loner helps her out- she goes out to seek revenge for her three kits that died pointlessly. Rest in peace mapleshade!

The definition of Mapleshade is not evil, but beautiful. Both inside and outside. All she wanted was revenge, which Mapleshade haters will not understand.

It was so sad when she died! Stupid thunderclan just had to kick her out just because she mated someone from a different clan! I mean, leafpool had kits that were half blood and she DIDN'T GET KICKED OUT!

MAPLESHADE HATERS GO DIE IN A DEEP DARK HOLE!

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41 Thistleclaw Thistleclaw

SPOILERS;
in Spottedleafs heart he is a PEDOPHILE!
He flirts with her when she is only a kit!

Honestly lets just look at this from Thistleclaw's perspective. Everything he does is bad in Bluefur's eyes. He didn't break the code by have a mate in Thunderclan. Also how is it that a cat who never killed anyone in his life go to the DF but Ashfur assasinated his leader and tried to kill three children?!

Bluestars a jerk, she was like " noo no marry me sis" so he got mad... insert explanation

Thistleclaw was evil, mean. He beat up tiny (scourge) when he was just a kit! He was horrible. He died fighting. Just like him to die like that. Yay for him, he went to the dark forest to train cats and fighter wanna bes. He would have killed the clan if he became deputy, instead Blue star did. Whatever for him. He was just mean.

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42 Mudclaw

BOO!

This cat was going up against One star because Tall star made One whisker his deputy the moment before he died. Mudclaw was crushed by a TREE! Sad death for a person who all he wanted to be was clan leader. I am so crushed.

Mudclaw
Mudclaw
I am
So sad
Don't go away from me
Don't get crushed by a tree
And go to Star clan and watch everyone,
Down near where there is the setting sun
It makes me cry to watch you go
Oh star clan make it snow
To show the tears I shed today
To mudclaw, a brave and trusting mate

A little dramatic? I don't care he was amazing.

I don't even like mud claw but that is a sick way to die

I think Mudclaw could've been a better leader than Onestar, like Onestar is completely insane right now! I've read Thunder and Shadow and Onestar is a pain in the tail. Also he died from a tree. that's pretty sad, considering not many cats have died from trees.

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43 Nightstar

It's bad enough that he got rejected by starclan to be the new leader of shadow clan, but then getting killed in w so knees that was thought to have claimed mall of his lives. That's just mean!

Don't think it is fair, and that tiger star the butthole replaced him

He went crazy when he became leader but I like the name nightstar

"Night star got roasted by star clan," said running nose

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44 Rainwhisker

I don't understand! How did Tigerstar get his nine lives but Nightstar didn't?

Rainwhisker was awesome! How DARE any tree kill him. he loyal, smart, awesome, young, awesome, ect.

Rainwhisker deserves to be in the top ten! He was really loyal to his clan and it was so sad when he died just by a stupid tree!

I was so annoyed when rainwhisker died. He was so nice and awesome and he deserved a more dramatic, memorable death. Instead it was just mentioned at the start of the book
I cried when I found out rainwhisker died even though it said next to nothing about it

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45 Dustpelt

I don't know why but I cried so hard over this. He and ferncloud lost so many kits. Him and brackenfur were always repairing dens together.

Dustpelt had the most tragic life, but he was one of the most loyal warriors. He was the one that always disagreed with Firestar, the one who kept him on his toes, but he was still loyal to the end and so hard working. His life was so full of tragedy, and once Ferncloud died, his life basically ended. By the time he died, he wanted to die, and that just makes it all the worse. It also doesn't help that he had enough dead kits that they made a point about them all visiting him when he died.

Yes, it was very sad when dustpelt died even his last words and his final words to ferncloud made me miserable

It was so sad when he died in Bramblestar's Storm, I cried forever

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46 Emberkit (DotC)

I Love Him

Mother: Wind Runner
Father: Gorse Fur
Sisters: Morning Whisker, Moth Flight
Brother: Dust Muzzle
Clan: Shadow Clan - CreamstripeOfButterClan

He didn't even live a full day! Windstar was devastated... - IcetailofWishClan

47 Cloudpelt

Cloudpelt was my OC. Then I read this and did some research and realised she was already a character (he, my Cloudpelt is a girl.) But my Cloudpelt is different. But the death is sad. I cannot wait to read about Cloudpelt! But I hope he is happy in Starclan! c:

I agree because he will always be my favorite cat that should of become leader! Cloudpelt will always be with because he has the same name as my kitten! Or at least part of it because it is Cloud!

Cloudpelt was a very noble warrior. I honestly think that he would have made an amazing leader! Stupid Brokentail actually WANTED Cloudpelt to die! Yellowfang was devastated when he died! He didn't even live long enough to fulfil his dream of starting a family! :,(

Poor cloudpelt he was set up to be killed for another cats stupid ambition

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48 Badgerpaw

BROKENSTAR I SHALL KILL YOU

His death was so unfair and when he started speaking to Flintfang and telling him how good a mentor he was it broke my heart. It was not the saddest death but he should be in the top 20. Badgerpaw was to young to die!

This is the only death besides Yellowfang and Cinderpelt that I actually cried my eyes out at. ESPECIALLY when Badgerfang names himself after Flintfang! Why Brokenstar?!

Ok how is he not up top he died when he was technically a kit and it broke my heart.he wanted to be a good warrior and worked hard and he told flint fang that he was a good and awesome mentor

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49 Frecklewish

Frecklewish was just stupid. She didn’t save Mapleshades kits! And said she thought someone would save them but she was clearly lying

Are you talking about the freckle wish from sky clan or from the novella because if it's from the novella her death it's not that's sad I hate the novella I mean I don't hate the novella I hate freckle wish from it

Guys this is Frecklewish from Mapleshade's Vengeance. Mapleshade was about to kill her when a snake came and bit Frecklewish, and Mapleshade left her to die. - GoldenTemmie

If we’re talking about Frecklewish from Mapleahade’s vengeance then *Holds up middle finger at Frecklewish* - oceanbreezetheawesomewarrior

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50 Sootfur

He was an idot but it was sad - Leafshade

I cried so much when he died he was such a loyal warrior and no one could help him because a stupid badger broke his back legs :'(
It was even sadder when sorreltail found out because she was so upset

I know this is weird but I cried more at Sootfurs death than Cinderpelt's... it was just so sad when Sorreltail(And maybe Rainwhisker I Forget) crying all alone

DAM BADGERS. I actualy JUST finished this book, and in Sunset it kinda starts with the elders carrying Cinderpelt and Sootfur out of camp to be buried. - pepperfrost

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