Her brown hair is tied back under a scarf. She generally wears a loose tunic under her mithral shirt with a belted overtunic, cloak, and no shoes. A sling and a few belt-pouches are at her waist. She has an impressive mithral spiked gauntlet on one hand, forged by Smine. When traveling, she carries a backpack with a bedroll and has a signal whistle on a leather strap around her neck. Her weapons include a shortspear, a sling and a dagger.
A turquoise colored serpent named Shiguan often travels with her. The head of the serpent is larger than normal. It has ridges around the eyes and barbs that resemble whiskers on either side of it's mouth. Shiguan is about seven foot long, the body is about as thick as Rilka is tall. It has two legs that help propel it.