Heronwing is a dark gray-and-black tom.[3]


In the Omen of the Stars arc

The Last Hope

Heronpaw is a RiverClan apprentice. When Jayfeather goes to see Mothwing in the RiverClan camp, Heronpaw asks why he's in RiverClan territory. Rushtail tells Heronpaw that if he would listen, he might find out.

In the A Vision of Shadows arc

Shattered Sky

Petalfur, Heronwing, Shadepelt, and Foxnose are killed in a major clash between the Kin and RiverClan. Mistystar whispers that they did not deserve to die as they did, and fought so bravely.

Darkest Night

At a Gathering, Mistystar lists him off as one of the cats the Kin killed.

In the Novellas

Dovewing's Silence

Following the Great Battle, Heronpaw has become a warrior named Heronwing.

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  • Heronwing was originally called a brown tabby by Kate on her blog.[blog 1] This has been changed to his current dark gray-and-black appearance.[3]
  • He was not listed in the allegiances of The Last Hope, despite appearing in the book.[4]
  • He is listed in the allegiances of Tigerheart's Shadow,[5] Darkest Night,[6]  River of Fire,[7] The Raging Storm,[8] and Tawnypelt's Clan[9] despite having died in Shattered Sky.[2]
    • He also mistakenly replaces Jayclaw in part of the bonus scene of River of Fire.[10]

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