Rik wears a lilac long sleeved shirt underneath a dark purple vest, and light blue pants. He also wears black shoes, a blue scarf, and square glasses, and has white hair, a beard, and mustache.
Rik gives the following puzzles in Professor Layton and the Azran Legacy:
"Rik is a rather naïve and perhaps overly trusting old man. As a big believer in the Dragonlord, he was always pleased to see young women like Romilda marry the beast, though he later realised the truth about it. His home-made goat's cheese is the stuff of Hoogland legend."