Thistlepelt is a black tom and the main character in "The Outsider". He falls in love with a ShadowClan she-cat named Stormcloud but she dies giving birth to her and Thistlepelt's kis. Thistlepelt takes Dragonkit, Driftkit, and Falconkit to ShadowClan. A golden queen named Frog-eye nurses Thistlepelt's kits, while nursing her own son, Runningkit
Only Dapplestar,Frog-eye and Runningkit trust Thistlepelt, Dragonkit, Driftkit, and Falconkit.
Thistlepelt becomes deputy and later leader after Dapplestar is killed by a fox.
- Thistlestar's warrior name was originally Thistlefang but got changed to Thistlepelt.
- He never loved Frog-eye and only saw her as a good friend.
- In the early stages of making The Outsider, Thistlestar DID love Frog-eye and she was going to be his mate but his mate became Orcasplash instead.