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"If StarClan has spoken, then it must be so. Fire will save our Clan."
Bluestar to Spottedleaf about the prophecy in Into the Wild, page 5

Prophecies and omens are dreams and signs given by StarClan to leaders, medicine cats, and sometimes to other Clan members as well, to foretell the future and warn them about incoming events.[1] This page lists prophecies and omens from The Prophecies Begin arc.

Prophecies

Into the Wild

Fire alone can save our Clan

Prophecy: "Fire alone can save our Clan."[2]
Sign: Shooting star[2]
Interpreter: Spottedleaf
Meaning: A cat with a flame-colored pelt (Firestar) will save ThunderClan (from the treachery of Tigerclaw) in The Darkest Hour and The Last Hope. Bluestar first thought it meant real fire, which destroyed the Clan's camp.[3]
Reference: Into the Wild

Fire and Ice

Beware a warrior you cannot trust

Prophecy: "A battle is coming, Fireheart. Beware a warrior you cannot trust."[4]
Sign: Message from Spottedleaf[5]
Interpreter: Fireheart
Meaning: This was a warning for Fireheart to beware of Tigerclaw, but Fireheart thought it was Graystripe since they were having an argument at the time. He later finds out it's Tigerclaw when the deputy allows Leopardfur to fight Fireheart in the battle against RiverClan in defense of WindClan and doesn't attempt to help him.[4]
Reference: Fire and Ice

Forest of Secrets

StarClan is calling

Prophecy: "StarClan is calling you... do not be afraid."[6]
Sign: Dream[6]
Interpreter: Fireheart[6]
Meaning: Bluestar was going to choose Fireheart as deputy.[7] At first, Fireheart misinterprets it, thinking he is going to die.[8]
Reference: Forest of Secrets

Rising Storm

Beware an Enemy Who Seems to Sleep

Prophecy: "Beware an enemy who seems to sleep."[9]
Sign: Dream[9]
Interpreter: Fireheart[9]
Meaning: A warning for Fireheart that even though Tigerclaw has been exiled, he is still a major threat.[10] Fireheart thinks that it refers to the sickness that the ShadowClan cats had, as well as Darkstripe.[11]
Reference: Rising Storm

The Darkest Hour

Lion and Tiger

Prophecy: "Four will become two, Lion and Tiger will meet in battle, and blood will rule the forest."[12]
Sign: Firestar's leadership ceremony with a hill of bones oozing blood and Firestar seeing his reflection turn into a lion[13]
Interpreter: Firestar[14]
Meaning: Tigerstar united RiverClan and ShadowClan to become TigerClan,[15] and Firestar followed suit with WindClan and ThunderClan to become LionClan.[16] The four Clans become two, and LionClan and TigerClan meet in battle.[17] BloodClan is the final enemy. Scourge kills Tigerstar, but in the end blood does not rule the forest; TigerClan and LionClan unite to drive out BloodClan.[18]
Reference: The Darkest Hour

Omens

Into the Wild

Torn Collar

Omen: Rusty's collar is torn off in a fight with Longtail[19]
Interpreter: Bluestar[20]
Meaning: Rusty left his kittypet life behind, and StarClan has accepted him and he will be welcome to join the Clan as Firepaw.[20]
Reference: Into the Wild

Fire and Ice

An Unnecessary Death

Omen: Red clouds[21]
Interpreter: Barkface[22]
Meaning: The day will bring an unnecessary death.[22] Later, when Fireheart and Graystripe were returning to their home in ThunderClan, they were attacked by a RiverClan patrol, and in the confusion of the fight, Whiteclaw, a RiverClan warrior, fell to his death over the gorge when he attacked Graystripe.[23]
Reference: Fire and Ice

StarClan's Anger

Omen: Clouds covering the full moon during a Gathering[24]
Meaning: Gatherings are a time of peace, and if there is any violence, StarClan sends clouds to cover the moon signifying their displeasure. This occurs at several Gatherings after the cats start fighting or saying rude things about each other.[24]
Reference: Fire and Ice, and several other books thereafter

Forest of Secrets

Fresh-Kill Turning into Crowfood

Omen: A magpie in the fresh-kill pile that was intended for Bluestar turns out to be crowfood[25]
Interpreter: Cinderpelt[26]
Meaning: Bluestar's leadership of ThunderClan will slowly rot away from the inside.[25]
Reference: Forest of Secrets

Rising Storm

Beam of Light From Star

Omen: A single star sending a frail beam of light, and Nightstar then drawing in a long, steady breath[27]
Interpreter: Runningnose[28]
Meaning: StarClan is with ShadowClan after all. A great new dawn awaits ShadowClan. In that star, StarClan had shown him their glorious future.[29]
Reference: Rising Storm

Owl's Wing Blocking Light

Omen: A wide, gray owl's wing sweeping across the ray of starlight and an owl swooping down. The owl leaves, along with the star and the sky is pitch black.[30]
Interpreter: Runningnose[28]
Meaning: A dreadful warning that ShadowClan would pay the highest price possible for their new dawn.[29]
Reference: Rising Storm

Notes and references

  1. Revealed in Secrets of the Clans, page 124
  2. 2.0 2.1 Revealed in Bluestar's Prophecy, page 510
  3. Revealed in Rising Storm, page 286
  4. 4.0 4.1 Revealed in Fire and Ice, page 313
  5. Revealed in Fire and Ice, page 312
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Revealed in Forest of Secrets, page 295
  7. Revealed in Forest of Secrets, page 297
  8. Revealed in Forest of Secrets, page 298
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Revealed in Rising Storm, page 151
  10. Revealed in Rising Storm, page 184
  11. Revealed in Rising Storm, page 152
  12. Revealed in The Darkest Hour, page 55
  13. Revealed in The Darkest Hour, page 120
  14. Revealed in The Darkest Hour, page 198
  15. Revealed in The Darkest Hour, page 136
  16. Revealed in The Darkest Hour, page 289
  17. Revealed in The Darkest Hour, page 159
  18. Revealed in The Darkest Hour, page 291
  19. Revealed in Into the Wild, page 36
  20. 20.0 20.1 Revealed in Into the Wild, page 37
  21. Revealed in Fire and Ice, page 75
  22. 22.0 22.1 Revealed in Fire and Ice, page 76
  23. Revealed in Fire and Ice, page 88
  24. 24.0 24.1 Revealed in Fire and Ice, page 251
  25. 25.0 25.1 Revealed in Forest of Secrets, page 312
  26. Revealed in Forest of Secrets, page 301
  27. Revealed in Rising Storm, page 2
  28. 28.0 28.1 Revealed in Rising Storm, page 4
  29. 29.0 29.1 Revealed in Rising Storm, page 5
  30. Revealed in Rising Storm, pages 2-3
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