Shortbeard is a dweller of the Heavenwood and appears in episode The Tale of Dirk's New Sword. He accompanied The Knight, The Princess and Timothy to the Isle of Narg in order to rescue his fellow Heavenwood dwellers. He and Dirk were captured by the Trolls but they jumped in the sea and survived thanks to the enchanted heavenwood Shortbeard carried.

Afterwards, having reunited with Daphne and Timothy, they sneaked onto Lord Narg's war machine.