Warrior Cats
 of the Forest



Glitches Guide

Posted by Ember on January 10, 2018 at 12:05 AM Comments comments (5)

Warrior Cats of the Forest is hosted on Webs (formerly Freewebs), a website host owned by Vistaprint. While this makes the website easy to update, it means that Ember has little control over the workings of the website itself and can rarely fix any glitches that occur.

If you find a glitch anywhere on the website, you should report the problem to Webs through

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Environment Guide

Posted by Ember on January 8, 2018 at 12:10 AM Comments comments (6)

Rather than in the English countryside where the canon clans make their home, the territories of Warrior Cats of the Forests take place in an imagined location in the vicinity of Detroit, Michigan. This guide to Warrior Cats of the Forest’s environment covers the territories’ climate, geography, and a handful of the other species characterize the area. This guide is by no means inclusive of every detail of the clans’ territories, every...

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WCF Naming Guide

Posted by Ember on December 31, 2017 at 1:00 AM Comments comments (7)

In the traditional Warriors naming system, each warrior’s name consists of two halves, a prefix and a suffix. The prefix is given to a cat by their parents and is retained throughout their lives (with the rare exception of a name change), while the suffix is changed several times as they climb the ranks. While kits, apprentices, and leaders all share the same suffix (-kit, -paw, and -star, respectively), warriors and medicine cats have a wide varie...

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Rule Infractions & Penalties

Posted by Ember on October 9, 2017 at 9:10 PM Comments comments (4)

The goal of the many rules of this website can be sorted into two broad categories: atmosphere and website organization. Atmosphere includes issues like ensuring the community stays positive, cohesive and appropriate for all ages, and maintaining the general “feel” of our Warriors universe in terms of realism and continuity. Website organization includes issues like ensuring that there are clear divisions between in-character and out of char...

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Enemy Animals Guide

Posted by Ember on July 29, 2017 at 2:35 AM Comments comments (7)

There’s a reason why the first line of the code requires that cats defend their clans, even if their lives: the life of a warrior is dangerous. While starvation and fights with the other clans are constant threats, clan cats also come across a variety of dangerous animals in their day to day lives. While sometimes these enemies can be allowed to go about their lives, others must be confronted and killed or chased away, and others even hunted for f...

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Prey Guide

Posted by Ember on July 29, 2017 at 2:05 AM Comments comments (6)

Prey, or fresh-kill, is a clan term for all of the animals in their territories consumed as food. The Warrior Code prohibits cats from killing prey without the intention to feed the clan with it and requires that hunters refrain from eating the prey they have killed until the rest of the clan has been fed. Cats who believe in StarClan often opt to give thanks to their ancestors for the fresh-kill’s life immediately after killing their prey. After...

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Herbs Guide

Posted by Ember on May 27, 2017 at 12:15 AM Comments comments (6)

Throughout the clans, medicine cats serve dual roles as advisors and healers. While how they are expected to behave in these roles and the medicine cats’ access to specific plants and other supplies vary, all medicine cats use herbs to heal their fellow clanmates from wounds and sickness.

This guide has been adapted from the herbs used in the canon Warriors series to account for our original clans and t...

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Ancestry Project

Posted by Ember on January 19, 2017 at 1:20 PM Comments comments (7)

The Ancestry Project

Written by Alienfish and edited by Ember.

The huge family tree which unites the vast majority of characters from this site's past is a precious resource of this site. Its expansive nature and endless supply of knowledge would not be available if it were not for the careful contributions and researc...

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Frequently Asked Questions

Posted by Ember on December 19, 2015 at 10:25 PM Comments comments (7)

How do I roleplay here?

Roleplaying is done in past tense, third person, paragraph form. For instance:

Brownfur crossed through MoonClan’s camp, her ears pricking up as she heard Greypelt call her name from the other side of the camp. Oh StarClan, she thought, I hope I didn’t get assigned to the morning patrol again!

She trot...

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New Member Guide

Posted by Ember on December 19, 2015 at 10:10 PM Comments comments (2)

Welcome to Warrior Cats of the Forest! I’m Ember, the owner. This guide is geared toward helping you settle into the roleplay and answering any basic questions you may have. Don’t be too afraid of making mistakes early on, we all understand that the website can be overwhelming at first. Never hesitate to contact me or one of the moderators if you need help or have any additional questions.

Getting to Know the Website ...

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Roleplay Terms Guide

Posted by Ember on December 11, 2015 at 9:30 PM Comments comments (8)

Individual roleplaying websites and communities use a wide range of terminology and definitions, this guide includes the only words and definitions that are used on this website. Warriors specific terminology can be found here.


Roleplaying (Role-play, RP): A form of collaborative writing in which participants control characters and use in-character interactions to form ...

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How Deputies & Leaders are Chosen

Posted by Ember on August 22, 2015 at 10:15 PM Comments comments (5)

All potential deputies are chosen in a discussion between the moderators and the site owner, in which the site owner makes the final decision.

The first thing considered when selecting a member for a high-ranking position is whether they are active, follow the rules, and are respectful, kind, and helpful toward other members. Members who participate in out of character activ...

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Clan Hierarchy Guide

Posted by Ember on June 4, 2015 at 9:55 PM Comments comments (7)

This guide will explain the roles of the different positions in the clan, both in and out of the roleplay. There are variations from clan to clan for each position; explanations of these can be found in the clan descriptions on the The Clans Page. Thank you to Angel for editing this for me!


A leader is responsible for managing the day to day affairs of the clan, overseeing the training of a...

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Character Update Guide

Posted by Ember on February 8, 2015 at 8:35 PM Comments comments (5)

Hey guys! I’ve noticed that recently there have been a lot of members posting incorrectly on the Character Updates page. Here are some explanations of what is expected for each type of update.

General Notes:

  • All updates should be posted in the exact format provided.
  • Forgetting to include a character’s clan is the most common mistake made, remember that with any changethat needs to be made to the pages, a cat’s clan should be incl...
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