As the start point of the event, he tasked players with rescuing Jack, Jill, and Jeff from the gublinch. Once the event was completed, he would reward players with a Reindeer hat and a Wintumber tree for their Player-owned house.
- The name Shanty Claws is a play on the name Santa Claus.
- When spoken to with a Ring of charos equipped, he would say that he did not expect to see another werewolf there.
- His name may be a reference to the film The Nightmare Before Christmas, in which Jack Skellington mishears Santa's name as 'Sandy Claws'.