Mostly serious, he is very wise and will be glad to assist you in anyway possible.The Man in the Mist is the end point of the Lightning Rune quest where a magi collects 4 items. He in turns rewards them with the Lightning Rune.

Sea Warden Laughing Jack the Man in the Mist is the former Buccaneer Magi manifests from the heavy fog of Thunder Keep. Fearless and a little crazy, he’s jolly and a bit campy, lacing his words with silly sounding exclamations and heart-felt guffaws!