Fernshade is a tortoiseshell she-cat.
- She is seen in StarClan with Yellowfang, Sagewhisker, and Bluestar along with some unknown cats.
- It is mentioned that she mentored Russetfur.
- They discuss Russetfur's death caused in a ThunderClan battle with ShadowClan over a grassy clearing.
- Fernshade is very upset over her death because ShadowClan had suffered a lot.
- She blames Yellowfang for not sending a sign and then leaves to guide Russetfur to StarClan.
- Fernshade's mate is Wolfstep.
- Fernshade's son is Badgerpaw.
- Fernshade's mother is Hollyflower.
- Fernshade's brothers are Flintfang, and Blackstar.
- She is stated to have mentored Russetfur in Night Whispers, which is actually incorrect, as Featherstorm mentors Russetfur in Yellowfang's Secret, and Fernshade was not yet born.