He is short and wide with quite a dark complexion.
He accompanies Rand al'Thor and Merise to Algarin Pendaloan's house in Tear, where Rand recovers after cleansing saidin. He watches Lan and Jahar Narishma practice with their swords in the courtyard with the other Warders.
Bassane also accompanies Merise and Nethan, Merise's other Warder, when they visit Salidar and the Rebel Aes Sedai. Later, he is part of the entourage that Rand takes to meet the Daughter of the Nine moons, who turns out to be Semirhage. Bassane also joins Merise and Nethan when Merise seeks an audience with Rand.