Originally Posted by Fat MJB
This is purely a graphical glitch, he should of returned to normal but the animation engine doesn't do that for some reason. This is no effect on gameplay just the way things look.
I should have also mentioned that I missed my attack on the turn he should have been above ground. I want to try to re-create it but nobody seems interested.
It's possible it was Brightpowder at the time but I didn't ask.