31st Iron Guards (Clan Stone Lion)

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31st Iron Guards
Unit Profile (as of 3088)
Parent Formation Psi Galaxy


Clan Hell's Horses[edit]

The unit was originally the 31st BattleMech Cluster of Clan Hell's Horses known as the Zeus Cluster. It was stationed on Kirin in 3059 [1] [2] but by 3067 had moved to Strato Domingo.[2]

Clan Stone Lion[edit]

After the creation of Clan Stone Lion in 3075 during the Wars of Reaving, the Cluster was renamed the 31st Iron Guards and became part of that Clan's Zeta Galaxy, [3] however by 3085 Psi Galaxy had been created and the Cluster was transferred to it. [4]


Clan Hell's Horses[edit]

In 3059 the commanding officer was Star Colonel Lilliana, an Elemental and dedicated Crusader.[5] By 3067 the commanding officer was Star Colonel Emilio Houan.[2]

Clan Hell's Horses[edit]

Emilio Houan retained control of the Cluster when it became part of Clan Stone Lion, even though he became the saKhan.


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Composition History[edit]


  • 31st BattleMech Cluster - 5 Trinaries - Regular/Fanatical in 3059, [5] by 3067 it was rated Veteran/Reliable. [2]


  • 31st Iron Guards - Veteran, 50% Strength [6]


The Cluster have the ability to force the initiative. [7]



  1. Field Manual Crusader Clans, p. 151
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Field Manual: Update, p. 71, "Crusader Clans Deployment Table"
  3. The Wars of Reaving, p. 146-149
  4. The Wars of Reaving, p. 171
  5. 5.0 5.1 Field Manual Crusader Clans, p. 70
  6. The Wars of Reaving, p.171
  7. Field Manual Crusader Clans, p. 176