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"I'm coming with you. I'll miss my Twolegs, but, well, I'm a SkyClan cat!"
— Macgyver making the choice to stay with SkyClan in Hawkwing's Journey, page 237

Macgyver is a slender,[6] thick-furred,[7] black-and-white tom.[1]

Macgyver is a SkyClan warrior under Leafstar's leadership in the gorge and the lake territories. He was originally a kittypet, but joined SkyClan as a daylight warrior. After SkyClan's exile from the gorge by Darktail, Macgyver chose to follow his Clan and become a full warrior. Because of his loyalty, he was appointed mentor to Dewspring.

History

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A Vision of Shadows

"What if they’re already strong? This could be the first sign that they’re a threat. Are you going to ignore it?"
—Macgyver to Leafstar about the revived ShadowClan The Raging Storm, page chapter 2
Macgyver arrives in the lake territories along with the rest of SkyClan; he helps build their new camp and continues training Dewpaw. After ShadowClan is merged into SkyClan, he takes part in the battle for the stolen kits. However, when Rowanclaw is killed in the battle and Tigerstar revives ShadowClan, Macgyver is wary of their hostility towards SkyClan. He is enthusiastic about returning to the gorge when Leafstar announces they are leaving, but when they are rescued by Twigbranch's patrol, SkyClan returns to the lake.

Super Editions

This section summarizes Macgyver's significant Super Editions appearances. If you're looking for a full list, find one here!

"I think you did the right thing about Harveymoon and Macgyver. Being part of SkyClan means that they have to respect the warrior code—and you—above anything else. If they don't show respect, then they don't deserve to be here."
—Billystorm to Leafstar about Harveymoon and Macgyver SkyClan's Destiny, page 104
In SkyClan's Destiny, Macgyver is a new daylight warrior, along with Harveymoon. The two are often scolded for not taking their duties seriously, and on one occasion, are banished from camp until the next full moon. However, they are eager to participate upon their return.
In Hawkwing's Journey, Macgyver searches for his Clanmates after they are driven from the gorge by Darktail. He insists on following them, being the only daylight warrior to choose SkyClan over their Twolegs. He discovers a campsite near a lake where they settle for two moons, and he defends the territory when SkyClan discusses moving on. When Parsleyseed announces he is becoming a kittypet, Macgyver attempts to dissuade him, citing his own life as a kittypet. After leaving, he becomes sick with fever, but recovers and is given Dewpaw as an apprentice.

Trivia

Interesting facts

  • It was revealed on Vicky's Facebook page that Macgyver was her secret tribute to the television show MacGyver, which she loved to watch.[8]

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Appearances


Quotes

"You're being disloyal to your Clan when you behave so stupidly. Don't you care about the honor of being a warrior? You haven't done a stroke of work, and you're making it harder for every other cat."
—Sharpclaw scolding Harveymoon and Macgyver SkyClan's Destiny, page 61


"Perhaps the Clan needed Harveymoon and Macgyver more than she had realized."
—Leafstar's thoughts on Harveymoon and Macgyver SkyClan's Destiny, page 149


"Harveymoon and Macgyver probably just feel left out. And that might not be a bad thing, if it makes them better warriors."
—Leafstar's thoughts on Harveymoon and Macgyver SkyClan's Destiny, page 173


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"We'll do all that, and stay to fight. We are SkyClan as much as you are! This is our battle too!"
—Macgyver's vow of loyalty to SkyClan Ravenpaw's Farewell, page chapter 9


Max: "You're a scruffy-looking bunch, if you ask me."
Macgyver: "You would look scruffy too if you’d had to fight for your life and then traveled for days and days looking for a new home."
Max: "Keep your fur on. I know all about traveling. I stay out away from my housefolk all the time. It drives them crazy. But I always get a really good meal when I come home."
—Macgyver and Max Hawkwing's Journey, page chapter 27


"Hey, don’t get carried away. Yes, there are Twolegs here now. But there’s plenty of prey and unspoiled territory as well. And I’ve noticed that some of the Twolegs are packing up and leaving. Can’t we put up with them for a bit longer? Maybe they’ll all be gone by leaf-bare."
—Macgyver about staying by the lake Hawkwing's Journey, page chapter 30


"Look, Parsleyseed. I know all about being a kittypet, and it's not as easy as you think. You only eat when the Twolegs give you food. You only go in and out when the Twolegs say you can. Is that what you really want?"
—Macgyver after Parsleyseed says he's becoming a kittypet Hawkwing's Journey, page chapter 31


Macgyver: "Hey! That was ours!"
Unnamed ginger rogue: "Yours? My claws. My teeth. My prey."
Macgyver: "Shove off, flea-pelt!"
—Macgyver and a rogue Hawkwing's Journey, page chapter 35


"From this day forward, this apprentice will be known as Dewpaw. Macgyver, you gave up your life as a kittypet to follow SkyClan. I trust you will pass on your commitment to Dewpaw as his mentor."
—Leafstar to Macgyver Hawkwing's Journey, page chapter 35


"Rootpaw's not trying anything of the sort. He's always looking at Bristlefrost. He's got a crush on her, remember?"
—Macgyver at a Gathering The Silent Thaw, page 274


"Fox dung to that! Exile our Clanmates on the say-so of another Clan leader? Maybe ThunderClan is just trying to make trouble in the other Clans. Every cat knows how they like to interfere."
—Macgyver at a Clan meeting Veil of Shadows, page 43

External links

Notes and references

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Revealed in SkyClan's Destiny, allegiances
  2. Revealed in SkyClan's Destiny, page 61
  3. Revealed in Veil of Shadows, page 257
  4. Revealed at Warriors Wish
  5. Revealed in Hawkwing's Journey, page 421
  6. Revealed in Ravenpaw's Farewell, chapter 9
  7. Revealed in SkyClan's Destiny, page 406
  8. Revealed at Warriors Wish
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