Joseph, like most of the Canifis inhabitants, is not very friendly, however his attitude will change if the player is wearing a Ring of Charos. Also, he will transform into a level 88 Werewolf if he gets attacked. This can be prevented by using a Wolfbane dagger. He cannot be killed as part of a werewolf slayer assignment.
- His name and examine, may be references to Joseph Stalin, Soviet leader during World War II.