10 Saddest Warrior Cat Scenes by Pinesplash

Pinesplash shares some heart-wrenching scenes from the series.

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Hey everyone! It’s Pinesplash here with my first article! I thought today I would give you the top 10 saddest warrior cat scenes. This means it doesn’t have to be just deaths, it could be anything. Keep in mind, these are my opinions and everyone is entitled to their own. You may agree with me, you might not. This may also include spoilers, so beware. (Number 10 least sad, number 1 saddest)

10. Bramblestar to Jessy about Squirrelflight

Okay… I’m probably the only who cried here but let’s talk about this. In Bramblestar’s Storm, Bramblestar rescues a kittypet named Jessy from the floods, as we all know. He later contemplates being her mate, as they develop feelings for one another. I believe that she loved him. When she decides to leave ThunderClan, Bramblestar says he could of loved her. Yeah. Some people might have shipped those two but boy I do not. BramblestarxSquirrelflight forever. When he said that I just started crying because like, how could he even imagine being with someone besides Squirrelflight? She risked so much for him, and when they kept doing flashbacks to when they were mates I just couldn’t. Okay enough about that.

9. Firestar about Squirrelpaw and Brambleclaw

Alright so I believe this was in Midnight, the first book in the New Prophecy. So as you know Firestar was trying to keep Squirrelpaw and Brambleclaw apart because he misunderstood an omen. That’s when they left the Clan on their journey. What made me so sad was when Firestar was completely distraught that his daughter was gone and he thinks it’s his fault. He kept sending out patrols and asking StarClan if she was safe. I just kinda got depressed.

8. Dustpelt’s death

This was in Bramblestar’s Storm against the badgers. Let’s face it, Dustpelt was really old. He was never my favorite, but he was an OG and didn’t deserve to die like that. What really got to me though was when Brackenfur was repairing the dens and he tried to ask Dustpelt something then realized he died. Yeah. But it was comforting when Dustpelt’s family welcomed him to StarClan.

7. Pebbleshine being captured

Hawkwing’s Journey. That one got me. She was pregnant with Hawkwing’s kits and was taken my twolegs, never to be seen again. I cried.

6. Brindleface’s death

What really made me angry and sad about this one was that her death was for nothing. Tigerstar killed her so that the dogs could have a taste for cat, but they never reached her anyways. And Cloudtail’s response was heartbreaking because she raised him as her own.

5. Hollyleaf’s disappearance

It was heartbreaking that Hollyleaf felt like she NEEDED to go away, that everyone was better off without her. But what was worse is that right after she went in the tunnels, all Jayfeather could think about was the prophecy. Look dude your sis just “died” and that’s all you think about? She wasn’t even in the prophecy anyways.

4. Bluestar’s death

Bluestar was a good leader until she went crazy, and one of my favorite books is Bluestar’s Prophecy. Her death was super sad because everyone still thought she was psycho, and then when Fireheart was about to die she saved him. I thought she was going to survive when she was pulled out of the water, but she died with her kits and her mate around her, which was sweet. It was still sad to see Fireheart crushed, because she was like a mother to him.

3. Graystripe’s vigil

Wow I cried here. I don’t think I cried very much the first time around, but when I was re-reading the series and came upon this part, I bawled. I even knew he was coming back, but it was the saddest thing ever. When they were all talking about how close they were with him, and how they would all miss him so much I just-

2. Gray Wing’s death

This is from Dawn of the Clans which I don’t know if a lot of people have read but that series is very underrated. DOTC is possibly my favorite arc. The characters are so well developed and I love the story line. Gray Wing had been through so much in his life and he had grown to be one of my favorite characters. When he got really old and was coming down with his sickness at the end of the last book I knew this was it. He was with his kits and one of them said “he’s got the sniffles!” I broke down, because right after that he died. WHYYYYYYY

Honorable mentions: Sandstorm’s death, Silverstream’s death, the Clans leaving the forest, Longtail’s death, Briarlight’s injury

1. The Last Hope ending

This is arguably the saddest thing to ever happen in the history of the world. All the deaths made me cry. All of them. (From ThunderClan at least). Let’s see we have Spottedleaf, Firestar, Hollyleaf, Mousefur, Sorreltail, Foxleap. I just dropped the book and bawled my eyes out. Especially when Firestar watched Spottedleaf die, and when the cats who gave Firestar nine lives came after he died. When Bluestar said that Spottedleaf wasn’t with StarClan anymore, but she gave him a life for love, it said that a sob shook Sandstorm and that’s where I lost it. Completely. I completely lost it.

Well thanks for joining me on this ride of emotions, I’ll see y’all next time.

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  • I also loved Dawn of the Clans but I’ll probably put the part where Rainflower rejected Crookedkit first(if you’ve read Crookedstar’s Promise). Awesome article!

  • Wow, one of the saddest for me was Cinderpalt’s death.
    And the moment in Leafpool’s novella where she realised that she couldn’t tell Crowfeather about the kits

    But I totally agree about Grey Wing

  • I agree with all of these! I mean, I didn’t cry when Bramblestar was talking to Jessy about Squirrelflight, But I hate that ship & Bramble x Squirrel FOREVERRRRRR!!!!!
    And I almost cried when Hollyleaf disappeared(I was balling in my mind) & same with Gray Wing’s death. After it, I was telling my family & I started choking up.😂😭
    Great article Pinesplash & welcome to BlogClan!!!

  • The Last Hope for me too. For me, I feel like Firestar changed after the first arc, and I never really liked him after that. Spottedleaf ‘s death really got me though. I cried and though it was unfair. I also didnt like Hollyleaf ‘s death, I thought it was really unfair to Leafpool and Lionblaze and Jayfeather.

  • I agree with the ones I read(because if I read all of them it would have spoiled a lot for me!). These are all awesome! Great job on your first article!

  • I didn’t cry at the BramblexJessy scene but I was super annoyed/mad. Like honestly Bramblestar!! Dude come on…..ok no hate on Jessy though cause I like Jessy but Bramblestar annoyed me so much in his SE!

    On another note, a scene that made me cry was Twigkit and Violetkit’s separation 🙁 Also when Hollyleaf ran into the tunnels and her actual death.

    More scenes that made me cry:
    – Silverstream’s death
    – Honeyfern’s death
    – Gray Wing’s death
    – Windstar’s nine lives ceremony

    And many more that I can’t think of probably.

    • Same! I was waiting for school to start and read it and ran into the bathroom because I was crying so hard 😭

  • I’m glad that Gray Wings death was up there as no. 2. That was the saddest moment for me and I actually cried myself to sleep that night. Even thinking about it brings tears to my eyes.
    As you can see my signature is also about him.

  • I broke down when Bluefur was explaining to Whitekit that Snowfur was dead and when Moonflower died after she had JUST promised she’d collect moss with Bluepaw and Snowpaw after the battle (also my mom was on a trip at the time so that didn’t help)

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