Top 10 Saddest Warrior Cat Injuries

The Top Ten
1 Cinderpelt A medicine cat from the book series Warriors by Erin Hunter. She is a small, fluffy, sleek and soft-furred, smoky dark gray she-cat with wide blue eyes. She started out as a Warrior apprentice, but was forced to train to be a medicine cat instead after a monster breaking her leg on the Thunderpath. She died saving Sorreltail and her newborn kits from badgers. She new of her death in advance, but accepted it. She was reincarnated as Cinderheart so she could accomplish her life-long dream of becoming a warrior and her spirit was released by Lionblaze, before the battle with the Darkforest

Her leg! Firestar was so devastated he thought he did something wrong! Poor Cinderpelt not being able to become her dream (warrior) bc of her leg. When she dies I as so sad but when I found out she had another life (Sorrel tails kits one called Cinderkit) to live as a warrior and achieve her dream!

This is obviously number 1. The injury stopped her becoming a warrior. But crookedstar became one and briarlight. This injury was by accident when tigerstar set a trap for bluestar by the thunder path but cinderpelt got stuck in it instead. Her death was sad and she will live in our hearts forever. -TryNotToLaugh

Cinderpelt had one of the SADDEST injuries in the series, she was the BEST character in the whole warrior cats series! Erin Hunter you are an amazing author!

I wish Cinderpelt and Briarlight ever got to meet. Cinderpelt would have been great help to her, and I'm sure would have been very supportive. After all, they suffered from similar injuries. Both crippled. I hope Cinderheart will remember everything being Cinderpelt when she joins StarClan. If she didn't, it would be like Cinderpelt never existed. I think she will remember, though, because it was said that Cinderheart only doesn't know in the waking world. ANyway, I find there to be so many sad injuries and disabilities in Warriors, so it would be hard to choose just one.

2 Crookedjaw

I hate his mother! First names Storm kit then Goosefeather chases him from the river and he bangs his jaw on a stone. Then his mother abandoned him and named him Crookedkit! Like I'm so sad! He becomes leader by proving them wrong, leads his clan long but dies!

Stupid Goosefeather! At least he proved them all wrong on becoming leader! He was neglected by his mother rainflower and was always stared at. I feel bad for him but he got to be a leader. Proud of him today and his jaw wouldn't make him ugly! Even willowbreeze loved him. He will be remembered and I miss him. -TryNotToLaugh

His MOTHER rejected him! Ugh! I feel so sad and angry for him. How can Rainflower reject him like that?! I'm glad his brother and father took care of him, and that later on he found Willowbreeze. Crookedstar lived such a hard life. Rejected as a kit, and later on he lost all the cats he loved...

I never felt for crookedstar until I read crookedstar's promise, imagine all the struggles he had, eating for one. And HOW could rainflower be so horrible to her son? It's what's on the inside that counts rainflower! He should've kept his original name, stormstar.

3 Briarlight Briarlight was born to Graystripe and Millie alongside Blossomfall and Bumblestripe. When she was an apprentice, she tried to save Longtail from a falling tree and crushed her lower spine. After that, she had to do exercises to strengthen her backbone. She lived in the Med Cat den, until a case of greencough took her down. She now hunts in StarClan, where she can run painlessly forever.

If you don't know her story I'll share it. When the camp is on fire Mousefur makes Longtail go down in the camp and fetch her fresh kill. Briarpaw follows him but then Longtail gets killed be a tree and Briarpaw got in to it too but she survived except her legs were crushed and she couldn't use her hind legs. Jayfeather made her do exercises in his den and she became a warrior but sadly wasn't able to live.- TryNotToLaugh

I swear to god-
They did Briarlight dirty. She was such a sweet and amazing character and she suffered for it. I mean- yes, she was able to get over it and still help out in the clan despite not being able to use her legs, but come on! I nearly burst into tears when I read that she died. She got sick and refused to eat because she prioritized everyone else first! I'm sad to see her go, but I'm glad she didn't get reincarnated like Cinderpelt. Even if her death was sad, it was a good way to end her story, showing how much of a great character she is. There's no replacing Briarlight and I hope the Erins don't try to, because no matter what they do, it'll fall flat compared to her.

I feel so bad for her! Especially when Jayfeather told Millie she might die. She could have been such a good warrior, yet she still tried her best everyday to move.

By far, Briarlight has the saddest injury in all the books. Imagine dreaming of being a warrior, and suddenly you get crushed and can't walk. Now, you are a useless cat who can't even WALK. You have to exercise every day just to breathe. How terrible is that!

4 BrightHeart Brightheart is a character from Warriors by Erin Hunter. She is a white she-cat with ginger patches. As an Apprentice she got attacked by dogs and got half of her face torn off. Her mate is Cloudtail and her kits are Whitewing, Ambermoon, Dewnose, and Snowbush.

She followed Swiftpaw and people think its bc she liked him but no. She wanted to prove bluestar she's fit to be a warrior. She went off to find whatever threatened with Swiftpaw and they found the dogs. Swiftpaw was killed and half of Brightpaws face was teared off. Luckily she survived and had true love with Cloudtail and lived as long as ever until she died.-TryNotToLaugh

BrightHeart did not deserve to be injured by dogs getting half her face torn off and being called LostFace by BlueStar. I am glad she didn't die but she suffered a lot. BrightHeart is my favorite character in warrior cats. I can't even imagine how painful it was to get half her face torn off. Long live BrightHeart🧡

I can't believe Bluestar called her Lostface. This is Bluestar "From today your name is Lostface" so mean of Bluestar even if Bluestar is one of my favorite characters.- Petaldawn from flowerclan .

Brightheart suffered a lot because of her injury. She couldn't even stand to look at her reflection because of it! And not only that- it's a constant reminder that someone she cared about so much died fighting alongside her. I hated Tigerclaw from the beginning, but this was one of the many lines he crossed! I will forever hate Tigerclaw for what he did to Brightheart and so many others and I do not feel bad for the way he died. Brightheart deserved better.

5 Deadfoot Deadfoot is a small, lean black tom with an unusable twisted left paw. His mother is Meadowslip and his father was Hickorynose. As a kit, he was called Hopkit. Hopkit was born with a twisted paw so when he got his apprentice name Heatherstar changed it to Deadpaw. He was a WindClan deputy, and now in StarClan. His sister is Sorrelshine and.his brother is Pigeonflight. Deadfoot soon became mates with Ashfoot. His son was Crowfeather and his daughters where Eaglekit, Hillkit, and Downkit. Deadfoot's mentor was Tallstar.

Deadfoot was born with a "dead" paw. I think his injury is still sad, but Deadfoot sounds way better than Hopfoot. And it fools warriors into thinking he's weak. I think he actually benefited from his injury more than the others like Crookedjaw and Cinderpelt.

Yep. His prefix definition is unique. Kinda like Loud- belly and Mumble- foot.

His poor foot! He carries on going and helps his clan! Luckily he wasnt named Wobble foot or Crooked foot (like Crooked stars) .

6 One-eye

This isn't really an injury, but it's still kinda sucky to be hard of hearing and sight. Still, I love One-eye. WHITE-EYE.
-Dapplesong, Medicine Cat of AuroraClan

I HATE Sunstar for changing White-Eye's name 2 One-Eye. She was so sweet and caring... still one of my favourites

7 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, emotions, and walk into other cats dreams, He was born blind. according to the Warrior Cats Wiki Jayfeather is a lean, mottled, pale gray tabby tom with blind, pale blue eyes like a jay's wing. He has thin and silky fur, and a scar running down one side. In fanart Jayfeather is depicted sometimes with his "beloved" stick that he uses to go back in time to become jay's wing.

Imagine being born blind! When leafpool found out she was devastated but he became a great medicine cat!

Jayfeather is blind and constantly hated on constantly by Warriors fans. Plus, he's my personal favorite

I don't know why people are saying he is hated on. He is one of my favorites!

Jayfeather should have been a warrior and become leader.

8 LongTail Longtail is a lean, pale brown or silver tabby tom with black stripes, a "V"-shaped nick in his ear and a long tail. more.

First everyone's enemy, then turning good, then becoming a kind warrior, then retire ring early bc his eyes were scratched by a rabbit and became blind! Poor him

Of all the things to be blinded by, it had to be a BUNNY! Then he has to die being crushed by a treesaving a mouse! His is really sad. RIP Longtail.

9 Snowkit Snowkit is a character in the series Warrior Cats, he was born deaf and is most known for when he was carried off by a hawk after being unable to hear it. He is described to be a sturdy, deaf white tom with light blue eyes.

Oh god. If he weren't deaf he wouldn't have died. Then he could be a great warrior. But no! Darn you Erin Hunter!

You may have not know, but Snowkit is deaf. I wish Snowkit would've lived longer, maybe into a warrior depsite having no hearing.

Don't say that cause you won't be able to read the Warriors books if Erin Hunter wasn't living!
I mean... I cried so much too

If only the journey to sun drown place was earlier they could have caught the hawk

10 Berrynose

I really wish that Halftail had met Berrynose. Halftail lost part of his tail from a badger, right? The two could exchange stories, especially while Berrynose had been Berrykit. That would have been so cute!
-Dapplesong, Medicine Cat Of AuroraClan

No.. Fox traps DO HURT! I mean for berry nose it wasn't that bad cause it was just his tail but being caught in a trap around the neck or tail is one of the worst pains an animal can be in.

I don't see his as very sad...

The Contenders
11 Hollyleaf Hollyleaf was one of the rare, strictly loyal cats of ThunderClan.

Her birth broke the warrior code, and she killed Ashfur in fear of him revealing the truth over her family. She lived in the tunnels for a while, before rejoining ThunderClan. Hollyleaf was slain by Hawkfrost and spent her last moments with her mother Leafpool saying her last words ”I couldn’t bear to… to leave without knowing my mother.” more.

Read hollyleafs story to see how she got injured. Ok I'll tell you. The tunnels fell in on her and really badly injured her leg. So badly that she couldn't walk.

Like she got her leg smashed by a boulder. You would know if you read the 1st part of Hollyleaf's story. And she got her heart smashed because she was casted out of thunderclan and for killingAshfur!

How can she walk? Her legs were Crushed by a boulder well then Fallen Leaves Fixed so I guess she walks perfectly fine. RIP.

- Moonpaw Apprentice Of SkyClan

When she injured her leg that was sad.

12 Daisy

I don't understand all the hate Daisy gets. She has one of the saddest lives in warriors and has one of the most painful injuries. Just imagine a huge dark forest cat digging his claw deep into your muzzle and scratching the same depth. OW!

Yes, it proves that she fights so it's one of the most badass injuries in all the books. Poor Daisy though.

The scar on her muzzle. It must've hurt like hell!

Ow that would hurt so much. It's a painful injury

13 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 is a small black tom with one white paw, ice-blue eyes, glossy fur, and a torn left ear. He has a purple collar studded with teeth from dogs and cats, and claws reinforced with dogs' teeth.

He was evil bc of his back story! No mercy for him with firestar and clans! His back story was so sad with siblings bulling him! He's my favorite villan ever ngl.

Scourge is one of my favorite characters.Ruby and socks tortured him when he was a kit and almost died because of tiger paw. I do not blame him for what he did.

He didn't get heart physically but his sister and brother broke his heart it fixed itself up but in a bad way.

One of my favourite characters and favourite villains. His childhood was so sad :C

14 Berrystorm

She DEFINITELY had it the worst. Her spine was crushed by a monster, and that's not all. Her ear was cut off by twolegs, and her foreleg, broken by a thunderclan warrior. She sometimes has attacks as well, causing her to pass out. She's a minor character but she's very underrated. She has multiple scars.

Ikr! Well, she's not in the book, because she is a cancelled character. But still, should be higher in the list. And it said she has more scars than stripes wow.

I hated these injuries! I threw my book across the room when this happened!

Berry my girl your doing great. Let's try and get you at number one!

15 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 is killed by fatal wounds by the spirit of Tigerstar and a falling tree
Firestar's personality seems to be very courageous and dedicated, he always dose things that he thinks are right, even if it went against the warrior code. Even if Firestar's ideas don't always work, his strength, courage, kindness, and loyalty leads him to be a strong built leader and point of view. Firestar's last words were “I will not die until the forest is safe from you" more.

Fire will save the clan. Check! But he didn't just save ThunderClan he saved all the clans and brought back LionClan! One of my favorite characters by far!

So sad! Why isn't he at least in the top ten! Firestar literally got caught in the fox trap and he got attacked by the rats when he was only Fireheart and he had so many hardships and injuries!

I mean, fox traps suck. But is this really on the injury list? It's not permanent like the others. Still, that must have been so painful and terrifying! You rock, Bramblestar!
-Dapplesong, Medicine Cat of AuroraClan

He was caught in a fox trap and almost broke his neck. Now that's what you call a bad injury.

16 Yellowfang Yellowfang was a ThunderClan medicine cat in the original series of Warriors. She initially was a medicine cat from ShadowClan, but she was banished by her son, Brokenstar. She was then found by Firestar, who was then Firepaw, and brought into ThunderClan. Her last words were "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 that I will miss watching you become what Starclan has destined you to be."

OK, so can you say she was injured on the inside? Because Yellowfang has gone through a lot! She killed her own son (Brokenstar/Brokentail). She became a Medicine cat because Sagewhisker (her Med cat of Shadow Clan at the time and her Med mentor) told her it was her destiny (which I agree with, but still!). She had to leave her mate (Raggedpelt!) to be a Medicine cat. When she had her kit, she was afraid to be seen with him since she was a Medicine cat, so she gave him to Lizardstripe (I believe). She also died in a fire, Shadow Clan does not like her, and she has nightmares a lot about StarClan! Sigh Thank you for your time! I hope you respect my opinion!

She has the poor flattend face! But she is still very pretty on the inside.

Okay how dis fair she was an amazing she-cat I love her. Why did BrokenStar have to be so bad!

17 Jagged Peak

His injury was because of clear sky, who basically destroyed half the cats in the forests life with his evil and greed.He should be up there with Tigerstar, and scourge.

Jagged Peak was one stupid kit, but yet again he brought Grey Wing to their new home, thus this whole series…. He was once a proud cat (quite selfish too) but after his injury from falling from a tree he didn't believe in himself enough. Holly gave him strength and love (and kits). He is now a proud father and a proud cat once more.. But for the time it lasted his leg really was a sad injury...possibly a burden to carry on his shoulders for the rest if his life. Although his mental scars have thoroughly healed, his leg will forever be lame.… (I also thing that Jagged Peak and Rainswept Flower would have been a good ship)

Jagged Peak injury is one of the worst because he was so proud, so fierce, and after, he is rejected by his one brother and became useless... It's terrible for the the young cat who wanted so badly independence and recognizance. Except for Crookedstar, none of the injured cats suffered so much of loneliness and despair and rejection as him.

To be rejected by your own brother because of an injury? I feel so sorry for Jagged Peak. And he was so loyal to Clear Sky as well.

18 Ivypool Ivypool is a fictional character created by Erin Hunter for the Book series named Warrior Cats. Ivypool is a common silver-and-white tabby. She spied in the Dark Forest and has dark blue eyes. She is the sister of Dovewing and the kit of Whitewing and Birchfall. Her mate is Fernsong, and she is the mother of Flipclaw, Bristlefrost, and Thriftear.

So sad. She had to fight hard to even get halfway to matching her sister DoveWing. Poor IvyPool

Scars, ears torn

Lots of scars

19 Halftail

I'm so sorry, Halftail! It must be so painful.

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 a Riverclan warrior before joining Starclan. She and her brother were one of the chosen cats to go the journey to the sun-drown place along with Brambleclaw, Tawnypelt, Squirrelpaw and Crowpaw in the second arc.

Feathertail was one of my favorite book characters she had been treated differently cause of half clan heritage. Stonepaw

Fell from stalactite killing Sharptooth AND herself! It's incredibly sad. She didn't deserve to die. I wish Feathertail could live happily with her brother.

"I'll always be with you, I promise."

21 Gray Wing

By far my favorite character! He suffered so much, knew so much, and for that we will be forever grateful! I even based an OC on him. Her name is FinchFlight! She has asthma and a missing eye and ear cause of a badger... so sad. But OMG I love GreyWing. Long Live GreyWing!

Grey Wing was once a fast cat that had no trouble breathing...but in return for saving his poo of a brother Clear Sky and his cats he was given asthma... (what a nice reward). This has resulted him in nearly dying multiple times and being treated as if he were unable to do anything (like Jagged Peak, his brother). Eventually his asthma kills him, nearly having it all of his life he still managed to prove himself and to do many things...AND ALL OF THIS IS BECAUSE OF STUPID CLEARSKY (Jagged Peaks injury is for this last sentence as well).

22 Brambleclaw Bramblestar is a dark brown tabby tom with amber eyes. Before he became leader his name was Brambleclaw. His father is Tigerstar, his mother is Goldenflower, and his sister is Tawnypelt. He also has a half brother Hawkfrost and a half sister Mothwing.

He bashed his head on a rock during the badger attack at the badger set in The New Prophecy series. He was stunned for a few minutes. I'm surprised he didn't suffer brain damage, maybe just a cracked skull. In Leafpool's Wish, after he fights and kills Hawkfrost, it is mentioned he has lots of scratches and that his claws were about to fall out. He got a thorn stab in the battle with WindClan and RiverClan. I can't remember how he injured his shoulder, I think the badger attack in the ThunderClan camp, but it left a nasty scar. He fell down the Sun-drown place and almost drowned, but Squirrelflight saved him. The worst part of that was him vomiting.

Brambleclaw had almost drowned and was treated different cause of who his father was. Stonepaw

He got injured so frequently in the books.

Injured his shoulder and now has a scar.

23 Mousefur Mousefur is a small dusky brown she-cat.

Mousefur was a ThunderClan warrior under Bluestar's and Firestar's leaderships in the forest and the lake territories. She was born to One-eye and Halftail as Mousekit alongside her brother, Runningkit. As a young warrior, Mousefur participated in a Sunningrocks skirmish. She continued to fight for her Clan against Brokenstar, all the while training her first apprentice, Thornpaw. Her brother was killed by Tigerclaw and his rogues. more.

She died fighting with her clan. The dark forest had risen and all three elders, Purdy, LongTail, and MouseFur. LongTail can from StarClan to be with MouseFur for her last moments, now they live together for until the memories of them stand.

What an amazing cat, so sad. I miss her so much!

24 Lilywhisker
25 Wildfur

Don't get me started...

That was a sad death.

I love wildfur

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