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History of Riverclan (CTSWCRP)

By acori
  • 466 BCE

    Riverstar founds RiverClan

    She planted the Great Willow, marking the birth of the clan! Normally this moon would have been too cold to plant anything, but newleaf had come early, a sign of fortune for the new clan.
  • 456 BCE

    First Great Chill

    For the first time since settling the area, Riverstar and the rest of the clan witnessed the freezing of the river. The very first Ice Races were held, and the feasting later that night laid the foundations for generations of celebration to come.
  • 443 BCE

    Twigkit is born

    Parents: unknown
  • 441 BCE

    Fennelkit is born

    Parents: unknown
  • 437 BCE

    Twigpaw becomes an Apprentice

    Mentor: unknown
  • 435 BCE

    Fennelpaw becomes an Apprentice

    Mentor: unknown
  • 427 BCE

    Twigskip becomes a Warrior

  • 425 BCE

    Fennelsnarl becomes a Warrior

  • 401 BCE

    Riverstar dies and Twigstar becomes Leader

    Cause of death: unknown || New deputy: unknown
  • 386 BCE

    Hawkkit and Dovekit are born

    Parents: unknown
  • 380 BCE

    Hawkpaw and Dovepaw become Apprentices

    Mentors: unknown and unknown
  • 380 BCE

    Wheatkit is born

    Parents: unknown
  • 375 BCE

    Softkit is born

  • 374 BCE

    Wheatpaw becomes an Apprentice

    Mentor: unknown
  • 370 BCE

    Hawkmoth and Dovedust become Warriors

  • 369 BCE

    Softpaw becomes an Apprentice

    Mentor: unknown
  • 364 BCE

    Wheatwhisker becomes a Warrior

  • 359 BCE

    Softpaws becomes a Warrior

  • 358 BCE

    Twigstar dies and Hawkstar becomes Leader

    Cause of death: unknown || New deputy: Dovedust
  • 358 BCE

    Dovestar becomes Co-Leader

    Hawkstar promoted her to deputy and then co-leader before receiving his 9 lives. Starclan allows this experiment and splits the lives between them. || New deputy: Fennelsnarl
  • 354 BCE

    Hawkstar and Dovestar die and Fennelstar becomes Leader

    Cause of death: act of Starclan || New deputy: Softpaws
  • 345 BCE

    First Fennelstar's Dawn

    A celebration on the first sunrise of leaffall. Fennelstar arranges a sparring tournament in honor of his heroic overthrowing of the terrible double leaders Hawkstar and Dovestar. In the following years, it is regarded as a lucky day for naming warriors, and cats often exchange gifts before the tournament.
  • 311 BCE

    Fennelstar dies and Softstar becomes Leader

    Cause of death: unknown || New deputy: Wheatwhisker
  • 299 BCE

    Softstar retires and Wheatstar becomes Leader

    New deputy: unknown
  • 291 BCE

    Snailkit is born

    Parents: unknown
  • 288 BCE

    First Night of the Moonlit River

    Though the mysterious glow of the river had been observed in years prior, this was the moon that Wheatstar established it as a night of peace and fortune. Some elders say that on this night, Wheatstar heard the voice of Softstar granting a blessing over RiverClan.
  • 285 BCE

    Snailpaw becomes an Apprentice

    Mentor: unknown
  • 275 BCE

    Snailcrawl becomes a Warrior

  • 254 BCE

    Wheatstar runs away and Snailstar becomes Leader

    New deputy: unknown
  • 242 BCE

    Palekit is born

    Parents: unknown
  • 236 BCE

    Palepaw becomes an Apprentice

    Mentor: unknown
  • 226 BCE

    Palepool becomes a Warrior

  • 189 BCE

    Snailstar steps down and Palestar beomes Leader

    New deputy: unknown || Ceremony takes place on Fennelstar's Dawn
  • 175 BCE

    Wedding of Palestar, Woolymoth, and Crescentfisher

    The very first Riverclan wedding! Held on a crisp and beautiful late leaffall day.
  • 168 BCE

    Cranekit is born

    Parents: unknown
  • 162 BCE

    Cranepaw becomes an Apprentice

    Mentor: unknown
  • 152 BCE

    Craneclaw becomes a Warrior

  • 142 BCE

    Sleetkit, Kestrelkit, Rainkit, and Seedkit are born

    Parents: Junipersnow and Ebonyheart
  • 136 BCE

    Sleetpaw, Kestrelpaw, Rainpaw, and Seedpaw become Apprentices

    Mentors: Rushpelt, unknown, unknown, unknown
  • 133 BCE

    Curlykit is born

    Parents: unknown
  • 127 BCE

    Curlypaw becomes an Apprentice

    Mentor: unknown
  • 126 BCE

    Sleetstone, Kestrelfur, Rainbreeze, and Seedfall become Warriors

  • 123 BCE

    Palestar dies and Cranestar becomes Leader

    Cause of death: unknown || New deputy: unknown
  • 117 BCE

    Seedfall dies

    Cause of death: battle with Windclan
  • 117 BCE

    Curlybird becomes a Warrior

    Ceremony takes place on Fennelstar's Dawn
  • 108 BCE

    Ebonyheart dies

    Cause of death: old age
  • 95 BCE

    Junipersnow and Rushpelt die

    Cause of death: greencough
  • 91 BCE

    Stonekit is born

    Parents: Hawkflash and Mistydawn
  • 90 BCE

    Mistydawn dies

    Cause of death: post-childbirth complications
  • 90 BCE

    Kestrelfur begins organizing a rebellion

  • 86 BCE

    Kestrelfur is Exiled

    Crime: treason
  • 85 BCE

    Stonepaw becomes an Apprentice

    Mentor: Sleetstone
  • 84 BCE

    Chaffinchkit and Dacekit are born

    Parents: Olivebird and Ringletcroon
  • 81 BCE

    Hawkflash is Exiled

    Crime: treason and child abuse
  • 81 BCE

    Honeykit is born

    Parents: unknown
  • 78 BCE

    Bitternkit is born

    Parents: Stormbloom and Daceclaw
  • 78 BCE

    Chaffinchpaw becomes an Apprentice

    Mentor: unknown || Dacekit is held back due to illness
  • 75 BCE

    Stonehawk becomes a Warrior

  • 75 BCE

    Honeypaw becomes an Apprentice

    Mentor: unknown
  • 74 BCE

    Sparrowdawn becomes a Warrior

  • 73 BCE

    Bitternpaw becomes an Apprentice

    Mentor: unknown
  • 72 BCE

    Silkkit and Sootkit are born

    Parents: Mothmaw and Duckweed
  • 72 BCE

    Dacekit dies

    Cause of death: illness
  • 69 BCE

    Wrenkit is born

    Parents: Pikeslate and Swiftfire
  • 68 BCE

    Chaffinchshiver becomes a Warrior

  • 66 BCE

    Silkpaw and Sootpaw become Apprentices

    Mentors: Butterflybreeze and Aspenhollow
  • 66 BCE

    Mintkit and Garlickit are born

    Parents: Downyglimmer and Salmonbelly
  • 65 BCE

    Boarkit, Emberkit, Dacekit, and Salmonkit are born

    Parents: Morningrose and Whitethorn
  • 65 BCE

    Honeythorn becomes a Warrior

  • 63 BCE

    Wrenpaw becomes an Apprentice

    Mentor: Curlybird
  • 60 BCE

    Mintpaw and Garlicpaw become Apprentices

    Mentors: Alderpoppy, unknown
  • 60 BCE

    Bitternbelly becomes a Warrior

  • 60 BCE

    Koispring joins Riverclan

    Originally from Thunderclan. She is allowed to stay as she carries Spiderspine's kits.
  • 59 BCE

    Boarpaw, Emberpaw, Dacepaw, and Salmonpaw become Apprentices

    Mentors: [REDACTED], unknown, unknown, unknown
  • 59 BCE

    [halfclan1] and [halfclan2] are born

    Parents: Koispring and Spiderspine
  • 56 BCE

    Sootpath becomes a Warrior

  • 54 BCE

    Silkmoon becomes a Warrior

    Sootpath has a second vigil so the littermates can have one together
  • 53 BCE

    [halfclan1] and [halfclan2] become Apprentices

    Mentors: unknown and unknown
  • 53 BCE

    Wrenleap becomes a Warrior

  • 50 BCE

    Garlicbite becomes a Warrior

  • 49 BCE

    Slugkit is born

    Parents: Stonehawk and Sparrowdawn
  • 48 BCE

    Lucentkit is born

    Parents: Millercreek and NOBODY
  • 48 BCE

    Mintkiss becomes a Warrior

  • 47 BCE

    Boardream, Emberdawn, Dacethroat, and Salmoncrest become Warriors

  • 45 BCE

    Daceclaw dies

    Cause of death: greencough
  • 45 BCE

    Stormbloom dies

    Cause of death: heartbreak
  • 45 BCE

    Wishkit joins Riverclan

    Originally a kittypet. Placed in the care of her grandmother, Novashine.
  • 44 BCE

    Millercreek dies

    Cause of death: suicide
  • 44 BCE

    Flickerpaw becomes an Apprentice

    Mentor: Chaffinchshiver
  • 43 BCE

    Slugpaw becomes an Apprentice

    Mentor: Aspenhollow
  • 43 BCE

    Sparrowdawn dies

    Cause of death: illness
  • 43 BCE

    [halfclan1] and [halfclan2] become Warriors

  • 42 BCE

    Lucentpaw becomes an apprentice

    Mentor: Novashine
  • 41 BCE

    Wishpaw becomes an Apprentice

    Mentor: unknown
  • 40 BCE

    Spiderpaw becomes an Apprentice

    Mentor: Silkmoon
  • 40 BCE

    Rainbreeze retires

    Early retirement due to disabilities incurred from illness
  • 40 BCE

    Chamomilekit, Mildewkit, Blackberrykit, Beekit, and Minkkit are born

    Parents: Raspberrychime and Nightingalecry
  • 40 BCE

    Wedding of Bitternbelly and Spindleflame

    Held on a cold and sparkling leafbare day.
  • 39 BCE

    Novashine and NOBODY die

    Cause of death: fight over Lucentpaw (the clan does not know about this. It Is A Mystery) || Lucentpaw's new mentor: unknown
  • 37 BCE

    Eelkit is born

    Parents: Rippledance and Mothfur
  • 36 BCE

    Mildewkit, Blackberrykit and Beekit die

    Cause of death: illness
  • 36 BCE

    Ceruleankit is born

    Parents: Apricitygaze and Finchsight
  • 36 BCE

    Stormkit and Willowkit are born

    Parents: Dawnlight and Smoke
  • 36 BCE

    Wedding of Chaffinchshiver and Goshawk

    Held on the Night of the Moonlit River
  • 35 BCE

    Fireflykit, Jasminekit, and Cranekit are born

    Parents: Dappledsun and Bumbletail
  • 35 BCE

    Scorchedkit is born

    Parents: unknown; disputed heritage
  • 35 BCE

    Mushroomkit and Mosskit are born

    Parents: Minnowdrop and Owlhoot (Windclan)
  • 34 BCE

    Chamomilepaw and Minkpaw become Apprentices

    Mentors: Paledapple and Clamclaw
  • 34 BCE

    Flickermoth becomes a Warrior

  • 33 BCE

    Slugthroat becomes a Warrior

    Ceremony takes place on Fennelstar's Dawn
  • 33 BCE

    Pipitkit and Charcoalkit are born

    Parents: Chaffinchshiver and Goshawk
  • 32 BCE

    Halokit is born

    Parents: Wormwood and Micah (kittypet)
  • 32 BCE

    Batkit is born

    Parents: Swanbite and Ashenwillow
  • 32 BCE

    Weaselkit is born

    Parents: Bitternblotch and Ottersweep
  • 31 BCE

    Lucentmoon and Wishwhisker become Warriors

  • 31 BCE

    Chamomilepaw switches mentors

    Paledapple -> Ducklingyawn (date is an estimate)
  • 31 BCE

    Echokit is born

    Parents: Peatsong and Musselfeather
  • 31 BCE

    Eelpaw becomes an Apprentice

    Mentor: unknown
  • 30 BCE

    Ceruleanpaw becomes an Apprentice

    Mentor: Wildfire
  • 30 BCE

    Stormpaw and Willowpaw become Apprentices

    Mentors: unknown and unknown
  • 29 BCE

    Fireflypaw, Jasminepaw, and Cranepaw become Apprentices

    Mentors: Tallbark, unknown, unknown
  • 29 BCE

    Scorchedpaw becomes an Apprentice

    Mentor: unknown
  • 29 BCE

    Mushroompaw and Mosspaw become Apprentices

    Mentors: Stonehawk, unknown
  • 29 BCE

    Crescentkit is born

    Parents: Dahliabloom and Orchidmask
  • 27 BCE

    Dahliabloom and Orchidmask die

    Cause of death: poison
  • 27 BCE

    Mossypaw joins Riverclan

    Originally a barn cat. Mentor: Dacesplash
  • 27 BCE

    Pipitpaw and Charcoalpaw become Apprentices

    Mentors: unknown and unknown
  • 26 BCE

    Halopaw becomes an apprentice

    Mentor: Patterpaws
  • 26 BCE

    Batpaw becomes an apprentice

    Mentor: Ravenface
  • 26 BCE

    Weaselpaw becomes an Apprentice

    Mentor: Barleygull
  • 25 BCE

    Echopaw becomes an Apprentice

    Mentor: Lilypadpounce
  • 24 BCE

    Sleetstone retires

  • 24 BCE

    Chamomilehaze and Minkplume become Warriors

  • 23 BCE

    Crescentpaw becomes an Apprentice

    Mentor: Lucentmoon
  • 23 BCE

    Spiderfur becomes a Warrior

  • 23 BCE

    Silkmoon becomes a Permaqueen

  • 22 BCE

    Beetlepaw changes name from Batpaw

    (date is an estimate)
  • 22 BCE

    Seraphimkit is born

    Parents: Sprucefang and Thunderfoot
  • 21 BCE

    Eeleye becomes a Warrior

    Ceremony takes place on Fennelstar's Dawn
  • 21 BCE

    Curlybird retires

  • 20 BCE

    Fireflywaltz, Jasmineswirl, and Cranestep become Warriors

  • 20 BCE

    Featherkit, Firekit, and Hawkkit are born

    Parents: Cherryshine and [MIA]
  • 20 BCE

    Rainbreeze dies

    Cause of death: illness and old age
  • 20 BCE

    Lightkit is born

    Parents: Dawnlight and Smoke
  • 20 BCE

    Dawnlight dies

    Cause of death: childbirth
  • 20 BCE

    Stormfoot and Willowdusk become Warriors

    Stormfoot failed to maintain the vigil silence due to Dawnlight's death
  • 19 BCE

    Scorchedtiger becomes a Warrior

  • 19 BCE

    Minnowdrop dies

    Cause of death: unknown sudden cause
  • 18 BCE

    [UNKNOWN] dies

    Cause of death: unknown || New deputy: Lucentmoon
  • 18 BCE

    Duckweed dies

    Cause of death: natural causes
  • 18 BCE

    Chipmunkkit and Squirrelkit are born

    Parents: Blueberrygaze and Mapleleaf
  • 18 BCE

    Peatsong and Musselfeather die

    Cause of death: battle with Windclan
  • 18 BCE

    Slugkit is born

    Parents: Dacestream and Ruggedtongue
  • 18 BCE

    Ceruleancatcher becomes a Warrior

  • 18 BCE

    Mossypounce becomes a Warrior

  • 18 BCE

    Morningrose dies

    Cause of death: illness
  • Period: 18 BCE to 8 BCE

    War with Windclan

    Riverclan was winning the whole time, but Lucentstar unexpectedly surrendered. (Note: sources conflict on whether the war started at 16 or 18 moons BCE. 18 is canon final answer)
  • 17 BCE

    Finchsight dies

    Cause of death: natural causes
  • 17 BCE

    Mushroomprance and Mossflight become Warriors

  • 17 BCE

    Clamclaw dies

    Cause of death: infected injuries from battle with Windclan
  • 17 BCE

    Pipitmint and Charcoal become Warriors

  • 16 BCE

    Cranestar dies and Lucentstar becomes Leader

    Cause of death: battle with Windclan || New deputy: Troutspots
  • 16 BCE

    Halobloom becomes a Warrior

  • 16 BCE

    Wormkit and Mosquitokit are born

    Parents: Loachcloud and Muntjacfang
  • 16 BCE

    Seraphimpaw becomes an Apprentice

    Mentor: unknown
  • 15 BCE

    Aspenhollow dies

    Cause of death: infection in injuries from battle with Windclan
  • 14 BCE

    Bumbletail dies

    Cause of death: battle with Windclan
  • 14 BCE

    Featherpaw, Firepaw, and Hawkpaw become Apprentices

    Mentors: unknown, unknown, unknown
  • 14 BCE

    Cherryshine leaves

    Nobody knows where she went. There are rumors that she defected to Windclan.
  • 14 BCE

    Lightpaw becomes an Apprentice

    Mentor: unknown
  • 14 BCE

    Apricitygaze dies

    Cause of death: illness
  • 14 BCE

    Barleygull, Ottersweep, and Bitternblotch die

    Cause of death: battle with Windclan
  • 14 BCE

    Weaselwhisker becomes a Warrior

  • 13 BCE

    Crescentglow becomes a Warrior

  • 13 BCE

    Beetlesun becomes a Warrior

  • 13 BCE

    [REDACTED] is Exiled

    Crime: betrayal
  • 12 BCE

    Chipmunkpaw and Squirrelpaw become Apprentices

    Mentors: Scorchedtiger and unknown
  • 12 BCE

    Slugpaw becomes an Apprentice

    Mentor: unknown
  • 10 BCE

    Wormpaw and Mosquitopaw become Apprentices

    Mentors: Dacestream and unknown
  • 9 BCE

    Hawkpaw and Mossflight die

    Cause of death: battle with Windclan
  • 8 BCE

    Wishwhisker dies

    Cause of death: battle with Windclan
  • 8 BCE

    Magpiekit is born

    Parents: Spindleflame and Bitternbelly
  • 8 BCE

    Spindleflame dies

    Cause of death: childbirth
  • 8 BCE

    Surgestomp disappears

  • Period: 8 BCE to 3

    Riverclan Lockdown

    Riverclan neglected border patrols and did not go to Gatherings. Cats caught interacting with other clans were punished.
    Starting at 3 moons BCE, restrictions were loosened to allow medics to go to the Moonstone.
  • 6 BCE

    Seraphimsight becomes a Warrior

  • 5 BCE

    Rippledance and Mothfur die

    Cause of death: natural causes
  • 4 BCE

    Feathersplash and Firelight become Warriors

  • 4 BCE

    Lightprance becomes a Warrior

  • 3 BCE

    Downyglimmer dies

    Cause of death: drowning
  • 2 BCE

    Magpiepaw becomes an Apprentice

    Mentor: unknown
  • 2 BCE

    Slugsprout becomes a Warrior

  • 1 BCE

    Chipmunkskitter and Squirreltuft become Warriors

  • 1 BCE

    Troutspots dies

    Cause of death: illness || Lucentstar fails to immediately replace the deputy
  • 1 CE

    Active Roleplay Begins

  • 1 CE

    Wormpaw becomes a Medic Apprentice

  • 1 CE

    Dawnkit, Stormkit, and Mousekit are born

    Parents: Honeythorn and unknown
  • 2

    Fireflywaltz is declared Deputy

    Time without a deputy: 2 moons
  • 2

    Mossypounce dies

    Cause of death: dog attack
  • 4

    Minkplume dies

    Cause of death: drowning
  • 4

    Scorchedtiger and Foxtrot die

    Cause of death: heat stroke
  • 5

    Cometgrasp goes missing

    The medicine cat never returned from a routine herb gathering patrol
  • 5

    Echoflame dies

    Cause of death: unknown