Top Ten Saddest Warrior Cats Moments

The Top Ten

1 When Crookedstar's Mom "Abandons" Crookedstar

I've loved Crookedstar since I read Crookedstar's Promise (it almost made me cry when Willowbreeze and 2 of his kits died) and I'm glad Rainflower died, shame on her!

This upsets me

So sad!

I think this made me shed a tear...I also wanted to punch her in the face...and then make her into a loving mother that doesn't only care for looks but for the soul...that's the problem with some people these days people don't accept each other. At least Crookedstar had Oakheart's shoulder to lean on when he needed it!

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2 Dovewing Being Born

Why is this sad? I don't get it

Yeah, I wish she dies because I think she's a traitor when she when to Shadowclan.

I hope she dies really soon

Haha I laughed so hard when I saw this. But it’s true. This was the WORST warriors moment ever

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3 When Firestar Dies

COME ON! Think about this for a second. He lead them all to the lake, killed Scourge, encouraged all the other Clans to fight BloodClan, gave up a life for Onestar, and SO MUCH MORE. Every life he lost (apart from illness) was for his Clan or the other Clans. He is the best cat in the series.

Yes, this is pretty sad, but it makes sense. I'm not sniffling an whining over this because there was clear intent behind this.
Firestar was the main character from the beginning. We watched him grow and learn. We saw him defy stereotypes by showing even kittypets can be strong, he rooted out Tigerclaw's assassination plot, and in the end, he died defending the clan he built. It's a very tragic end for him, but I wouldn't want it any other way. If Firestar died before the great battle, it would've felt rushed and forced, as a way to have a new character take up leadership in their time of need. If he had died after, it wouldn't have the same emotional impact.
It's not just another casualty of war. It's the death of the main character, who we've followed for 24 books.

He should not have died, I hate how whenever the story line gets dull, the author just takes another life from him to spice things up, his lives were just wasted away for entertainment while other leaders stayed in leadership much longer and lost lives much slower. Firestar is awesome and deserves a tenth life. - Songwind

The beloved character since booked one ceases to exist.

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4 Mapleshade's Life Story

I agree! It's actually really sad,


So... sad WAH :,(


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5 When Bluestar Gives Up Her Kits For The Sake Of ThunderClan

Darn you Thistleclaw! - Aquastar_of_DewClan

She saves ThunderClan, but gives up her own happiness for it.

Poor kits! I would feel horrible if my own mother gave up on me. -no offense Bluestar

AHHH(lol) I cried in Bluestar's prophey TWICE. I love that book, but when Mosskit dies :"{.

By, Hopestar

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6 When Feathertail Dies

I was so confused because I didn't know what to expect of this new book and this was the first book I ever read and I was so sad cause shes my second favorite cat and I was so confused and then it seemed like Stoneteller didn't care and after that I was addicted to warriors from third grade on

She was the cat I cried the most for. Usually tears just stay in my eyes, but they were running down my face! I couldn't think about anything else at school.

You got to love the fact that Crowfeather named himself after her.

Only time I cried from the warriors series that didn't involve Bluestar

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7 Gray Wing's Death

I cried. A lot.

This was the only thing in Warriors that made me cry, except for Blue star dying. It was so sad! He had cats that felt like his kits, but when he actually has them, he only got to be with them for a moon! Clear Sky/Skystar does not deserve him as a brother, especially after everything he did to Thunder.

Is it just me or do the greatest warriors die? Gray wing, Bluestar,Thistleclaw, Firestar, just to name a very small amount.

So sad - Danidragonite

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8 Yellowfang Dies in the ThunderClan Fire

Yellowfang was a great medicine cat WHY FIRE WHY?

Yellowfang, we will always remember you. You where amazing. Love, love, love.

SHhITT I cried so hard during this, especially when Firestar (Fireheart then) talked to her in her final moments, Yellowfang was like family to me. - CatMote

"So sad! Fireheart/star was like a son to her, and he must've been SO sad to lose her! Yellowfang is in my top 10 favorite warrior cats. ;D"

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9 When Sandgorse, Tallstar's Father Dies

Sandgorse was a total jerk and abandoned his son because his son didn't want to be like him, if you ask me, he was just trying to take out his anger by rebelling and going into the tunnels that day. It was almost happy when he died for me, I was like 'that jerk is gone for good! YES' - Songwind

The last thing they did together was fight. If that's not a sad death, I don't know what is. - Emberflight_of_StormClan

Just the fact that Sandgorse never forgave Tallstar before he died.

Sheds one tear - Snippular

10 Brightheart Being Mauled by Dogs

Brightheart was one of my favorites. - Smash64

The saddest and most inspirational moment

Swiftpaw's death was even sadder! - Aquastar_of_DewClan

Brightheart is one of my favorite characters in the series. I HATE those dogs. They KILLED Swiftpaw! Swiftpaw didn't even get a full life. He died when they weren't even aprinteces! He wanted to be a aprintce so bad that they got the idea to try kill a dog. He sacrificed his life saving brightpaw from a dog. I wish he never died and at least be an aprintce! I mean, it was so sad! I'm listening to titanium right now. PERFECT timing!

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The Contenders

11 When Willowbreeze And Crookedstar's Kits Die Of Sickness

I think that Willowbreeze never gets enough of an honourable mention. She was sweet and completely selfless to Crookedstar and she truly loved him for who he was, she didn't care about his looks or whatever the other Clan cats thought. I think she was the real hero of his novella and her death was one of the saddest deaths of a she-cat in the whole series. :(

This is so sad!

This is so horrible, Crookedstar has suffered so much just for his mate and kits to die. Then they kill Silverstream later, I mean what? Why? - Songwind

I'm shook, this scene made me tear up so badly during class I- - CatMote

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12 When Graystripe goes into Riverclan

YES! This was even more sad by 💯 percent than bluestar, Yellowfang, and Feathertails death. And how Is Brightheart being mauled by dogs, more sad than this!? She got more attention anyways...

I cried more at this than when Silverstream died.

I hate this, he should have stayed in Thunderclan and fought for the kits. He broke Fireheart's heart and caused himself a lot of grief too. - Songwind

This was so sad I cried so hard I said out loud no greystripe noo peas don't!

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13 When Crookedstar Talks To Silverstream For The First Time

He knows what its like to be abandoned so why does he abandon Silverstream?

#sad! But so cute, too

I feel so sad that he didn’t to her sooner

14 Jayfeather leaves Half Moon

"I'll always for you Jay's Wing."

They should so have been a couple, they really loved each other and no one understands or knows about Jayfeather's pain and grief over having to leave half moon - Songwind

so sad

15 Snowkit's death

I cried, it was so sad! I still get testy when I think about it too much

She was killed by a DUMb STUIPD HaWk I hate hawks now!

I cried harder here than I did any other moment, just because of Brackenfur trying to save him and chasing the hawk even after it was gone. so sad.

I cried so hard, Snowkit was my favorite kit tied with Whitekit (Whitestorm) - RedTheGremlin

16 Snowfur's death

This was the saddest! She was my favorite! And I watched the youth video of her and I cried! Even reading the book! Poor Bluestar seeing her own sister get run over by a monster! Also Thistleclaw became bad after that! At least Snowfur is with her niece in StarClan which was Bluestar’s kit that froze to death and Snowfur is also with her mom! And her mom is with her daughter and granddaughter! So we can at least look at the bright side of things!

This made me cry so much! I felt so bad for Whitekit!

Snowfur...and Bluefur had to explain it all to Whitekit!

Snowfur was angry and wanted to be a warrior again, she should have stopped at the thunderpath, the Shadowclan cats had already fled back to their own territory and there was no need to run out on to the thunderpath. Bluefur's refusal to accept her death afterwards is absolutely heartbreaking. - Songwind

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17 When Cinderpelt Died

Cinderpelt is awesome it’s so sad how she dies
Go cinderheart

She should haved been a warrior


18 Jackdaw's Cry and Falling Feather kill each other

This was a breaking point for me...littermates killing each was very sad and when thye forgave each other in starclan that touched my heart too *sniffles* - CreamstripeOfButterClan

19 Badgerfang's Death

I almost cried at this.. Badgerfang should've still been a kit in the nursery.

I cried two times! This is 100% saddest warriors moment EVER!
It’s sooo underestimated

20 When Swiftpaw died and Brightheart was mauled.

Swift paw is my fave (along with firestar and spotted fur) I cried so much, I personally don't like brightheart that much rn but it might change SO SAD ABOUT MAH BABY SWIFT PAW though - CreamstripeOfButterClan

Brightheart is one of my favorite characters and I think Swiftpaw would have made a good warrior if Bluestar didn't go crazy and he hadn't died. (I still would have wanted Cloudtail and Brightheart together though)

21 Millie Being Cruel and Rude To Blossomfall

This is so sad

This part in the book angered me SO MUCH. Blossom fall is just an ordinary cat that wants her mother to notice her! YEs, I agree, Briarlight's injury is SO SAD. But shouldn't she pay attention to her other kit? It was all Millie's fault Blossomfal joined the Dark Forest! DIE MILLIE! SILVER STREAM WAS BETTER THAN YOU!

OHMIGOD! I almost quit the warrior series after this. Blossomfall is a poor young she cat desperate for her mother to notice her. She went to the darkforest because of Millie! I cried when she was in the tunnels with Ivypool and she said that she hated herself for hating briarlight. How could you blame her for it?! Millie should stop being so unfair and open her eyes to see what an amazing daughter blossomfall is. Silverstream would never have done that if she lived!

This one really hits home for me personally, I really felt bad for Blossomfall when I read that. - CatMote

22 Twigkit and Violetkit's first gathering when they get split up

This scene was the only scene I cried on. So sad.

I literally has tears coming, poor kits

I was CRYING when Twigkit and Violetkit spilt up,and I NEVER cry when I read books.Why is this not higher?!?!?!?

23 Bluestar naming Brightheart Lostface

I understand why she would name her this, it was Brighthearts Actions and desicion to attack the dogs with Swiftpaw, but still Bluestar don’t be the feline nameing cats for there actions

24 Hollyleaf's Real Death

This made me cry a lot because Hollyleaf was my ultimate favorite character. I loved reading parts with Hollyleaf in it for no reason and it made me cry when she died. Especially when she forgives Leafpool, that was very heart-touching. I had a feeling of melancholy when she died! You are my one true favorite cat in the whole Warriors series, Hollyleaf!

Watch buy the stars

It's so sad when she forgives Leafpool. "I couldn't leave without getting to know my mother..." So sad! I think this was a well carried out scene, but depressing too.

25 When Moonflower dies

I feel so sorry for Bluepaw and Snowpaw! They loved Moonflower so much!

So sad! Poop Bluepaw (Star) and Snowpaw (Fur)

26 When we learn that Leafpool died between books

Honestly this should be way higher. I loved Leafpool ever since I started reading that part of the series. Why couldn't the Erins kill Mistystar, Graystripe, or even ' Cloudtail instead. The worst part was Jayfeather's emotions with this scene. The bonus scene in Lost Stars was really touching and it shows that you're loved ones are always with you. I feel pity for Jayfeather, losing his sister and then, a few years later, losing his mother.

Me too

I hate rocks

27 The Badger Attack
28 When Mistyfeather loses Scarkit and Riverkit, having only two kits left.
29 Cinderpelt getting hit by a Monster

So sad! I almost cried!

So sad! It breaks my heart thinking of The warrior she could have been.

30 Mosskit's death

This is probably one of the ONLY deaths that made me cry, in ANY book. - DragonFire1o

Stupid Erin! I LOVE 💘Mosskit!
I was reading in class, then I started crying silently but my eyes were not blood shot.
I wanted to Erin in the BUTT SO HARD THAT SHE CRIED! I do like her, but she can be SOOO difficult! 1st, she likes snow fur, then moss kit?! Come on!
Splashstar of AquaClan

31 When Rusty tells Smudge that he's leaving to become a Clan cat

Wasn’t THAT sad for me. BUT! I sorta wish that Smudge came with FireStar to the clans. I wanna see what type of warrior he would be,and what his name would be also.

32 When Snowfur Dies and Bluefur Has to Tell Whitekit About It

That was so sad. A kit shouldn't have to go through that D:

One of the only times I cried while reading Warriors. I was just heartbroken while I read this scene 😭

33 When Crowfeather attempts suicide to be with Feathertail
34 Palebird (In General)

Nobody knows what her problem is, but she has one big problem.

35 When Raggedstar Kills His Own Father And You Find Out He Was Also The Father Of Red

Poor Red. She must have been devastated.

36 When Gray Stripe is Taken by Twolegs

I cryed so hard!

37 When you find out Yellowfang was Brokenstar's mother, then kills him.

How is Graystripe being taken by Twolegs more sad than this? This is way more sad.

It was so sad to find out she was holding back from her kin, then to tell him right before he dies.

38 When Bluestar Goes Insane

I for one think this is just sad, she had so much to live for... BUT! I feel like HollyLeafs attempt to kill leafpool was even more sad, Dear god love your mother!

It's really deppressing when you remember how happy and king she was. It leaves you thinking, “ Damn! Things really went south! ”

39 Stick (Red's Father) Killing Red
40 Mapleshade's Story.

The only time I cried in all of Warriors.

She had such a nice life then it was ruined by Appledusk and so many other cats. I cried so much wah

41 Turtle Tail's Death

One of the only deaths I've cried over...I loved turtle tail so much - CreamstripeOfButterClan

42 Snowkit Snowkit
43 Ashfur's suffering

So true
I understand AshFur, I know how being broken hearted fells like

44 Dark Forest Battle
45 Birdflight and kits joining ThunderClan when Cloudstar left
46 The clans leaving the forest when it's destroyed

This too oml - CatMote

47 Hollyleaf Sacrifices Herself for Ivypool

//ugly crying - CatMote

48 When Sandgorse and Tallpaw(star) argues after almost drowning in the tunnel
49 Stonefur's death
50 When Hollyleaf gives up her life for Sandstorm to be with Firestar

Wasn't that Spottedleaf? - DragonFire1o

I felt so heartbroken when one of my favorite cats left the stars ;-;

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