The ShadowClan teritory is mostly in a giant collection of swamps and bogs covered in thick pine trees, giving the area a dark and gloomy feel.

ShadowClan cats are skilled at hunting and navigating in near-complete darkness, because the night is when their main sources of prey are active.

Along with lizards, frogs, and small forest animals such as voles,

ShadowClan also sometimes catch rats who reside in the nearby Carrionplace (garbage dump); however, they must be careful when eating these rats as they sometimes carry harmful diseases.