"My belly thinks my throat's been slashed. Are we hunting or talking?"
— Darkflower to the cats on the hunting patrol in Tigerclaw's Fury, chapter 5

Darkflower is a black she-cat.[2]


In The Prophecies Begin arc

Fire and Ice

Darkflower does not formally appear in Fire and Ice, but is listed in the allegiances.

Forest of Secrets

Darkflower does not formally appear in Forest of Secrets, but is listed in the allegiances.

Rising Storm

Darkflower does not formally appear in Rising Storm, but is listed in the allegiances.

A Dangerous Path

Darkflower does not formally appear in A Dangerous Path, but is listed in the allegiances.

In the Omen of the Stars arc

The Last Hope

As Jayfeather is uniting StarClan, Darkflower is present at the StarClan and medicine cat meeting. Raggedstar asks how they can beat an enemy that brought leaf-bare to StarClan and Darkflower responds that the Dark Forest has grown stronger than them.

In the Field Guides

The Ultimate Guide

At the end of Tigerstar's leader ceremony, Darkflower is shown along Tallpoppy, Dawncloud, and Cinderfur standing close together, and they watch with hopeful, anxious eyes. Tigerstar promises to lead ShadowClan back to the glory that Darkflower and the other elders knew of.

In the Novellas

Tigerclaw's Fury

As they go hunt, Darkflower scrapes the mulch on the ground, muttering that her belly thought her throat has been slashed. She inquires if they were hunting or conversing, and Blackfoot teases her, telling her to keep her fur on.

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Scorchwind:[5] Living (As of Redtail's Debt)


Rowanclaw:[5] Deceased, verified StarClan member
Cedarheart:[5] Deceased, verified StarClan member


Lavenderkit:[5] Status unknown


Tigerstar:[6] Living (As of Lost Stars)
Flametail:[6] Deceased, verified StarClan member


Dawnpelt:[6] Deceased, verified StarClan member


Sleekwhisker:[7] Living (As of River of Fire)
Lightleap:[8] Living (As of Lost Stars)
Pouncestep:[8] Living (As of Lost Stars)


Juniperclaw:[9] Deceased, residence unknown
Strikestone:[9] Living (As of Lost Stars)
Shadowpaw:[10] Living (As of Lost Stars)


    = Male

    = Female

    = Gender Unknown


"They have grown stronger than us."
—Darkflower about the Dark Forest The Last Hope, page 210

Notes and references

  1. 1.0 1.1 Revealed in The Last Hope, page 210
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Revealed in Fire and Ice, allegiances
  3. Revealed in A Dangerous Path, allegiances
  4. Revealed in The Ultimate Guide, page 96
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 Revealed on the Warriors website family tree
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Revealed in Dark River, page 21
  7. Revealed in Thunder and Shadow, pages 347-348
  8. 8.0 8.1 Revealed in Tigerheart's Shadow, pages 185-186
  9. 9.0 9.1 Revealed in Shattered Sky, pages 114-115
  10. Revealed in Tigerheart's Shadow, page 186
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