Boris wears a creamy-brown vest with a red long-sleeved shirt underneath, and brown pants. He also wears red shoes, and a brown hat, and has brown hair and a beard.
Boris gives the following puzzles in Professor Layton and the Azran Legacy:
"Boris is a fisherman who works on Lake Kodh. Though he looks rather imposing, he is in fact a kind-hearted and gentle soul. Boris lives a simple life in a little hut, and swears blind that Karpin is a merman who has come from the lake."