Ironwood clan is one of the 6 local hegemon of the Swallow Mountain area. They are in a alliance with the Snowdragon Mountain and at the same time are enemies of the Ji clan. Blue Guards are soldiers from the Ironwood clan. Ironwood Zhan is a member of the clan.
Blue Guards of Ironwood clan was capturing people to eat for the Aquatic Rhino in order to save a young master of Ironwood clan. The Blue Guards gets killed by Ji Ning . Later on Ironwood Zhan and his spirit beast gets into a conflict with Ji Ning and both of them gets killed by Ning.