He is a very powerful magician and has a lot of defence. He is shown to hit around 50 damage and above and is barely affected by rooftop archers. His high health means healers are great to use with him. He will fight for the first person to provide 5000 gold.
He was banished by the Pharaohs because they feared his power. He was cursed so that he could not mine the gold in front of him to buy his freedom. He also appears in the Boarathian campaign and helps the side that kills 50 boars first because he was "hungry". When he is recruited the image of him in the middle disappears.
In the Boarathian campaign when he is recruited, he seemingly clones himself onto the battlefield, because his image in the middle does not disappear.