Usually Malvar and his companions Dorn and Grim posed as human merchants selling their goods to adventurers who managed to arrive in the second Level of the dungeon. Nearby resided a cloaker posing as garments that helped in a fight if needed. Malvar and his friends were the most well-informed group in the dungeon.
Malvar was an exceptional individual with a sorcerer's power. He was one of the minds behind the alliance with the cloakers.