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Trivia

Interesting facts

Author statements

  • In an interview with Victoria Holmes, she mentioned that Tigerstar's original name in the first draft of Into the Wild was Hammerclaw, but was changed because cats don't know what hammers are.[8]
  • In an Erin Hunter Chat it was revealed that both Sasha and Goldenflower truly did love Tigerstar,[9] but Vicky has stated that, for him, it was more "of a Spiderleg and Daisy kind of relationship".[10]
  • Vicky said that Tigerstar's death was the most fun to write.[11]
  • StarClan accepted Tigerstar as a leader because he led ShadowClan well. He made ShadowClan fearsome and strong again.[12]
  • Vicky has stated that his dark ambitions and actions are caused by his natural courage combined with Thistleclaw's mentoring.[13]
  • When Scourge struck Tigerstar, his claws hit nine major organs, resulting in Tigerstar bleeding to death from his veins, dying from his lungs punctured, liver damaged, and heart ripped.[12]
  • Tigerstar's greatest fear is physical weakness.[14]

Mistakes

  • His name was printed "TigerStar" in The Darkest Hour, most likely as a typo.[15]
  • He was mistakenly called Firestar in Eclipse.[16]
  • He was once mistakenly referred to as Tigerpaw in The Darkest Hour, when Firestar reflected upon how different Ravenpaw seemed now that he no longer had anything to fear from his old mentor.[17]
  • In The Darkest Hour and Sunset, he was mistakenly called Tigerclaw.[18]
  • He was mistakenly referred to as a she-cat.[19]
  • He has been mistakenly described with a black muzzle,[20] and called black.[21]
  • He has been mistakenly said to have died in the battle with BloodClan, despite dying days before.[22][23]
  • In The Ultimate Guide, during Tigerclaw's leadership ceremony, he is mistakenly called Tigerstar twice despite not receiving his nine lives yet.[24][25]
  • He was mistakenly described with yellow eyes.[26][27]

Notes and references

  1. Revealed in Erin Hunter Chat 4
  2. Revealed in Spottedleaf's Honest Answer
  3. Revealed in The Darkest Hour, chapter 6
  4. Revealed in Dawn, chapter 10
  5. Revealed in Into the Wild, allegiances
  6. Revealed in Firestar's Quest, pages 496-497
  7. Revealed in Long Shadows, page 85
  8. Revealed in an interview with Victoria Holmes
  9. Revealed in Erin Hunter Chat 3
  10. Revealed on Vicky's Facebook
  11. Revealed in Erin Hunter Chat 2
  12. 12.0 12.1 Revealed in Erin Hunter Answers Your Questions Summer 2011
  13. Revealed in Erin Hunter Answers Your Questions Fall 2010
  14. Revealed on Vicky's Facebook
  15. Revealed in The Darkest Hour, page 197
  16. Revealed in Eclipse, page 105
  17. Revealed in The Darkest Hour, page 157
  18. Revealed in The Darkest Hour, page 125
  19. Revealed in Forest of Secrets, page 9
  20. Revealed in Into the Wild, page 2
  21. Revealed in The Darkest Hour, page 161
  22. Revealed in Mistystar's Omen, chapter 1
  23. Revealed in The Ultimate Guide, page 83
  24. Revealed in The Ultimate Guide, page 89
  25. Revealed in The Ultimate Guide, page 91
  26. Revealed in Pinestar's Choice, chapter 9
  27. Revealed in Moth Flight's Vision, page 207
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