Gorseclaw is a white tom with gray ears.[2]

Gorseclaw is a RiverClan warrior under Mistystar's leadership in the lake territories, born to Lakeheart and Lizardtail alongside Softpelt, Harelight, and Dappletuft as Gorsekit. As an apprentice, Gorsepaw was mentored by Brackenpelt and became a warrior named Gorseclaw.


In the A Vision of Shadows arc

The Apprentice's Quest

During a Gathering, Gorsekit and his siblings are mentioned by Mistystar to have been born to Lakeheart as healthy kits.

Darkest Night

Gorsepaw is now an apprentice, along with his siblings, with Brackenpelt as his mentor.

In The Broken Code arc

Veil of Shadows

His brother, Dappletuft, is killed during a failed attempt on the impostor's life. At a Gathering, Mistystar announces that they buried Dappletuft like a rogue without a vigil, and Gorseclaw and his kin mourn silently. Later, his sister, Softpelt, dies during a devastating battle between the Clans, and his brother, Harelight, is banished for participating in the battle against RiverClan.

In the Super Editions

Squirrelflight's Hope

He is now a warrior named Gorseclaw.

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Lakeheart:[1] Living (As of Darkest Night)


Lizardtail:[blog 1] Living (As of Veil of Shadows)


Softpelt:[1] Deceased, verified ghost


Harelight:[1] Living (As of Veil of Shadows)
Dappletuft:[1] Deceased, verified ghost


Lakeheart ♀Lizardtail ♂
Softpelt ♀Harelight ♂Dappletuft ♂Gorseclaw ♂

    = Male

    = Female

    = Gender Unknown


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Logo-riverclan RiverClan cats
Leader Mistystar
Deputy Reedwhisker
Medicine cats Willowshine
Warriors DuskfurMinnowtailMallownoseSneezecloudPodlightShimmerpeltLizardtail (Fogpaw)LakeheartHavenpeltBrackenpeltJayclawOwlnoseGorseclawNightskyBreezeheart
Apprentices FogpawSplashpaw
Queen Curlfeather
Kits FrostkitMistkitGraykit
Elders Mosspelt
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