The Black Guards were a group of Leather Men. Although they served the Black Queen on Lythion, it is unknown if Leather Men are from Lythion. According to the Queen, it was a crime to destroy even one of her Black Guards. They could be destroyed by the simiplest lasers, but were strong forces to reckon with.
Whips: For their right hands, the Black Guards had long whips that would make a scream when they were cracked.
Lights: For their left hands, Black Guards had large orbs that flashed lights and made a whine sound.
Net Launchers: For assisting Mark Hand with capturing children in the Iceland Forests of Weir, the Black Guards carried net launchers that looked like hoses; When used, they sounded like horns and fired a large net in a cloud of smoke.