The Dragonseed is the 24th episode of season two.
Just a few days before his eighteenth birthday, Tony, Rhodey, and Pepper in her brand new battlesuit travel to China to search for the Mandarin. Gene finds the tenth ring and defeats the last guardian, but the rings - and Gene - harbor a deadly secret. In the meantime, Tony is confronted with the need to tell his father a very important truth...
- Iron Man/Tony Stark
- James Rhodes/War Machine
- Pepper Potts/Rescue
- Gene Khan/Mandarin
- Howard Stark
- Makluan (first appearance)
- Roberta Rhodes
- Virgil Potts
- Pepper's Rescue armor is dark purple and white, instead of red and white as in the comics.
- Pepper mentions the Invisible Woman.
- Rhodey suggesting with Tony should "lead with" the hacking the jets and turning them around is similar to his line in Iron Man 2 where he talks about Tony's laser cutters.