Warrior Cats Who Should Be Clan Leader Instead of Dark Forest Cats

Some of the Dark Forest cats have courage and persistance, qualities required by a Clan Leader. Which of the Dark Forest cats should've become a Clan leader instead of a Dark Forest cat? Vote your opinion!

The Top Ten

1 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.



If ashfur who tried to kill his own leader, went to starclan mapleshade should become Maplestar

Did she deserve to go to the DF? If Ashfur can go, so can she!

2 Thistleclaw

Thistleclaw is a really strong and courageous cat. He loves bloodshed and battles, but he's also very loyal to his Clan. He taught Tigerstar. - Duskwhisper

You want a pedophile to become Clan leader? - RisingMoon

Ooh I love him!

Thistleclaw isn’t even bad.

3 Hawkfrost

He should also be leader! - UrsaSilaluk

Hawkfrost is harsh, and he wasn't afraid to kill Bramblestar when Bramblestar refused to kill Firestar. He is strong, and would therefore make an excellent leader. He can plan very well, too, we have evidence from when he was telling Tigerstar his plot of how he and Bramblestar could rule the Clans. This skill is essential for a leader because they'd need to plan a battle! - Duskwhisper

Hawk frost was like “Come with me to be evil or watch your leader die.” But then YAY. Brambleclaw killed him.

A terrible cat,

F for morals but A for effort and ingenuity

4 Brokenstar

He was literally born evil. They overthrew him as leader. This one should not be a leader. - RisingMoon

Look Yellowfang I’m a tree!

So adorable!

I hate Runningnose and his siblings. I think Lizardstripe is dumb

He is cute just cute

Ok. He had a bad life, we can't blame him. Teased by other kits, not knowing his mom, just think if we were like that.

5 Tigerstar Tigerstar is a villain in the Warriors series by Erin Hunter. Son of Leopardfoot and Pinestar, former mate of Goldenflower and Sasha, and father of Bramblestar, Tawnypelt, Mothwing, Hawkfrost, and Tadpole. This brown tabby cat almost causes the downfall of the clans. But is killed, firstly by Scourge, ...read more.

I'm glad his on this list! - UrsaSilaluk

I love tigerstar. If he was not in the first series the other series would have been torn apart.

Best villain ever

Tigerstar is a leader of the Dark Forest which already gives him a boost at becoming a Clan leader. He's got ambition, and he learns fast. But he's a bit over ambitious which brings him down on the scale. - Duskwhisper

6 Darkstripe

He should be in STARCLAN! - UrsaSilaluk

He was a bit on the bad side, but the only bad thing he did was give Sorrelkit a deathberry. Ashfur tried to outright KILL 3 cats just for love. He isn't that bad either, but nonetheless he should be in StarClan.

Darkstripe tried to give Sorreltail a deathberry, but he only did it out of loyalty to Tigerstar. This cat can be loyal if he wishes, and he's curious and inquisitive. In one part when he first enters the Dark Forest he finds Tigerstar and asks him questions. One question he asked was about StarClan, which showed that he still cared about StarClan even if only a little. Leaders need this type of personality! - Duskwhisper

7 Maggottail


What kind of queen names their kit Maggotkit? He was doomed to be evil from the start.

We don't see much of Maggottail, but in the Omen of The Stars series, he appears once when Ivypool tells Brokenstar that she wants to be a warrior. He thinks she has spoken well for a cat of her young age. Even though he has stinky breath, Maggottail gives praise (even though it isn't real praise) not as hesitantly as other Dark Forest cats. And how he just went up to Ivypool and mewed that shows that Maggottail is brave. A Clan leader needs tohave courage and give moderate praise. - Duskwhisper

8 Antpelt

Antpelt was a normal warrior before he, like Ivypool, got trained by Dark Forest cats. He put his loyalty with the dark forest, and he fought Ivypool to the death. This shows that Antpelt is actually a courageous cat. - Duskwhisper

9 Billystorm Billystorm is a character in the Warriors series. He is from SkyClan, and is mates with Leafstar. He has three kits: Stormheart, Firefern, and Harrybrook. He died when badgers attacked on the mission to find the other Clans.

Why is he HERE!
i'm pretty sure he is not evil

What the - Aquastar_of_DewClan

10 Breezepelt

Yeah he put SO much effort and showed no signs of giving up...

To destroy all the sympathy I had for him. - RoseWeasley

Breezepelt was cruel and loyal only to Dark Forest cats. He was loyal, strongly loyal to the the Dark Forest until the battle. He fought hard for what he wanted and isn't easy to be swayed on his loyalty and courage. Leaders need to be strong and sure. - Duskwhisper

He is brave and strong, and can fight. He also would be nicer if Crowfeather and Nightcloud didn't hate each other so much, so he would not harm other clans, only Lionblaze, but I hate him anyway so whatever.

Look I feel super sorry for him and I really really like him he's like this super cute bad boy buuut I don't like cats that are obsessed with the dark forest.

The Contenders

11 Mistybird

Umm ok I don’t really like your OC though...(my opinion)

Ok I like your oc but you need to use names that make sense put together, bees cannot be clear like a ghost, and birds can't be made of mist, see what I'm getting at here? otherwise I like your story and think its creative,now for the big question.. would I consider her to possibly be a good leader? well she was loyal at the beginning and, I'm assuming a good mother. I'm guessing shadowfang was her mate so I think I can understand how she felt, as her (i'm thinking) mate killed her sister just because he hated her. But had to go as far as killing her leader. if all that didn't go wrong and she never killed shadowfang she wouldve been a fairly good leader. (my opinion)

Mistybird was a very strong she cat from OtterClan. But here sister Clearbee got murdered by her mate Shadowfang. By the way Clearbee joined a different clan, ThornClan. Shadowfang admitted that he never actually loved her and he hated Clearbee. Mistybird tried to tell the leader about Shodowfang, but he didn't believe her. So she killed Shadowfang in revenge. Her best friend Hollyflight saw this and told the leader.(because Shadowfang was her brother.) The leader Bumblestar banishes her. Mistybird finds out that her only kit in her litter Brightpaw dies because of a fox. She then kills Bumblestar because he had one life left. Then Hollyflight kills her. Mistybird finds herself in the dark forest. She doesn't like it there and hates herself for what she's done. Please let me know if you like my OC! - Yellowsong

12 Shredtail

Shredtail is a tom of the Dark Forest who follows Tigerstar. He trains his apprentices hard, and he is also extremely loyal. There aren't too many supportive, positive points about him, but he's fierce and loyal like many other Dark Forest cats. - Duskwhisper

13 Silverstream SIlverstream is a character created by Erin Hunter to the book series named Warrior Cats. she is a sleek, silver tabby she-cat with delicate silver markings and bright blue eyes. She's the daughter of Crookedstar and Willowbreeze, former mate of Graystripe and mother of Feathertail and Stormfur. She ...read more.

She is one of my favorite warrior cats, but she is in Starclan, not the Dark Forest. - Berrystream

Silver stream is sooo cute ;-;

What if Graystripe and Silverstream were leaders and mates at the same time lol.

14 Pansyfall

This is my made up cat.she was born in Streamclan with a brother named Aspenkit and a sister named Dewkit.Dewkit was everyone’s favourite and their parents neglected Aspenkit and Pansykit.when they were apprentices Dewpaw fell in love with the evil cat Hailfang.Hailfang murdered Aspenpaw because Dewpaw didn’t like him and blamed it on Pansypaw. Pansypaw is banished and she gives herself her own warrior name,Pansyfall.She ambushes Hailfang when he wanders away from the hunting patrol.As Hailfang dies, he tells Pansyfall that he will live on in Dewflower’s kits.Hailfang’s brother Lionfrost attacks Pansyfall and kills her.he tells her that StarClan will never welcome her.Pansyfall whispers weakly that at least they will welcome Aspenpaw.Pansyfall wakes up in the dark forest where she finds that Hailfang went to StarClan.She wails,StarClan how could you? - Blossomshade

15 Blossomfall

I put blossomfall on the list - Berrystream

16 Fuzzypelt
17 Graystripe

Well, he's alive this list is sometimes fake.. - Warriorsforeverandkitties


18 Berrynose
19 Dapplepelt
20 Feathertail Feathertail is a fictional character created by Erin Hunter for the book series called Warrior Cats. She's a slender, silver-tabby she-cat with sky-blue eyes and a plump tail. She is the daughter of Silverstream and Graystripe, Stormfur's sister and Crowfeather's first love interest. She used to be ...read more.
21 Clawface
22 Redwillow
23 Berrytail

This is my made up cat, his mate died and kits also so he started killing lots of cats

24 Ivypool

She was a good cat. She was only a little jealous. And Dovewing did go out of her way to show everyone she was all fancy and powerful and stuff.

25 Bloodclaw

I like the name! - UrsaSilaluk

This is my OC. She is strong and brave and bold. she never fears anything. Her brother Bearleap, always teased her of her small size.But she wanted to be a strong warrior and she susseeded! But she met a rogue called Thunderstorm who convinced her to attack Moonclan. Thunderstorm was a cat from Moonclan but got exiled for trying to kill the leader. So he said that if Patchslip killed the leader and some other cats, he will make her the leader of his rouge group. She did kill all of the cats Thunderstorm asked to. That's how she earned the name Bloodclaw. But she got killed by a cat from Moonclan.

26 Spottedleaf
27 Rushtooth
28 Goldenflower
29 Lilypool

This is my OC. She is in ThunderClan and her mom dies because of a Fox when she is still a apprentice. That day her she gets her warrior name with her sister, Rose song
Later she becomes mates with a warrior called blaze fire. Then she tells him that she is expecting kits. One day blaze fire was still on patrol while she was in the nursery, sleeping as she was tired from the kits she was going to have soon and a giant badger came up to her mate and killed him. She has her kits and was sad

30 Deathstar

This my OC. DeathStar is a ShadowClan cat warrior, he was trained in the Dark Forest then his sister Wolfheart died in the paws of Scourge's spirit. He got angry and screamed for Tigerstar. Tigerstar came to his dreams and told him to kill cats in ThunderClan and Scourge's spirit for revenge. He lost his head and killed Sandstorm. After he sent a Dark Forest warrior to kill Scourge. He was later killed by Firestar. - UrsaSilaluk

31 Sparrowfeather

(real cat go on warriors wiki to see the dark forest residents)

32 Snowtuft
33 Houndleap
34 Silverhawk

(real cat mentioned little)

35 Blizzardtail

Blizzardtail was a white she-cat who lost her mother because of having half-clan kits, her sister to a fox attack, and her brother at birth due to hunger. She later found out that the person who killed her mother was actually the clan leader, Darkstar. Because of this, Blizzardtail (Blizzardpaw back then) gathered a bunch of apprentices and told them what happened. When they all earned their warrior name (Blizzardtail, Toadwhisker, Ivyclaw, Moonstream, Wildclaw, and Spottedleap), they turned against their leader and fought the clan. She lost her mate, Wildclaw, which made her more angry and eager to kill. They planned an attack with some rouges and killed the clan leader. She later found out she was pregnant and gave birth to her kits, Mintkit, Juniperkit, and Silverkit. She was killed by a patrol and ended up in the Dark Forest. She watches over her kits in regret of what she has done. Starclan felt that and invited her over. She then lived with the rest of her family in Starclan, ...more

36 Ivyclaw

Ivyclaw was a tortoiseshell she-cat that had a brother who got all the attention. When Ivykit was just a kit, Duskkit slashed the muzzle of a badger and saved the nursery. He was then given his apprentice name and got apprenticed early. Duskpaw told Ivykit that he was plotting against the clan and that really scared Ivykit. When Ivykit got her apprentice name, she followed Duskpaw away to a twolegplace and found him with some rouges. Duskpaw noticed Ivypaw and welcomed her into the group, Darkclan. She became best friends with a rouge there named Starlingpaw. She lived with Darkclan until the leader (Darkstar) gave Duskpaw, Ivypaw, Starlingpaw, and Ratpaw (Starlingpaw's brother) their warrior names, Duskfire, Ivyclaw, Starlingnose and Ratslash. She later mated with Starlingnose and had kits, Mintkit, Juniperkit, and Flowerkit. Darkstar ordered Ivyclaw to lead a patrol into her former clan, Thunderclan, and attack. She obeyed and took Clearwing, Starlingnose, Duskfire, Ratslash, and ...more

37 Ashfur

Do not vote for me... Because I am better than you...Xoxox
Love, Ashfur

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