He is involved in the quest  . Plucky is Magus Tirth's polymorphed apprentice. Wanting to avoid Tirth, he has turned himself into a chicken to better hide from the master mage.
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Magus Tirth goes mad after the Cataclysm, blames "Plucky" Johnson, and kidnaps the apprentice. After killing Tirth the player can talk to Johnson to buy some pet chickens.
- If you do a /chicken on him, he will temporarily go back to human form and wave at you.
- If you do a /beckon on him, he will go back to human form with interesting things to sell.
"If I were you I'd get as far away from (Tirth) as I could! His mind's been pickled from too much drink but his magic's as strong as ever!"