Xiao Zhan is the father of Xiao Yan, Xiao Li, and Xiao Ding and he was the current Patriarch/Leader of the Xiao Family, before his disappearance during the fight with Yun Leng. It was later found out that the Hall of Souls had abducted him. Xiao Yan trades the Tou She Ancient God's jade for his return.
Xiao Zhan is meaty and average height man, with grey hair and blue eyes.
Even when Xiao Yan lost his talent and became "trash" he did not lose his love for him but actually his love for his son grew. Xiao Zhan and his wife named Xiao Yan, because Yan meaning fire which represent Phoenix because he believed that Xiao Yan will never give up.