During Salt in the Wound, he is found with Mother Mallum in the Slug Citadel. After a last minute futile attempt from him to block Eva from freeing the player and killing Mallum, she knocks him out. He is liberated from slug control after Mother Mallum is killed, and humorously blames his loss of memory on consuming too much Karamjan rum.
Mayor Hobb is currently the only known human victim of the sea slugs' control who achieved metamorphosis into a more aquatic creature, likely due to his long time possessed. This metamorphosis is apparently temporary, as he returns to his human form after he is freed.