Apparently he had a very sick sense of humore, as he protected his valuables with a spell that would cause anybody incapable of halting the magic to starve to death.
He had an elfin sword.
Gumboz said that he did not change him into a porcupine and tended his wounds. He said that corbies don't exist in this area and they were probably a work of dark magic. He donned him his sword for protection that would glow to warn him of danger and a bag of provisions.
The next morning he bid him farewell and continued his way to Accardi.