He is a cadaverous, impatient man with black hair.
His foundry is located outside the western walls of Ebou Dar. He does not know anything about Illuminators and thinks fireworks are rubbish. Suroth commissioned thirteen bells in a size that has never been cast before to be made by Sutoma for the celebration of the Seanchan victory over Altara. Matrim Cauthon tries to get information from Master Sutoma, but after several visits Sutoma has the doors of his foundry barred against Mat coming back to bother him.