Vine appears as an adult male with pale skin, short gray hair, light blue eyes, and blue orb markings on his face like the other Ace Ops he wears a red white and blue uniform, however vine's uniform is adorned with gray beed necklaces and bracelets.
Vine first appears with the rest of the Ace Ops arresting Team RWBY and their allies and later apologizing for the miscommunication. Vine takes part in defeating the Geist in the abandoned dust mine and is seen with the rest after they make it back outside. During the attack on Mantle Vine assists Jaune Arc and Lie Ren in evacuating citizens by holding entire groups of Sabyrs and Beowolfs against the buildings so the citizens can get to the evacuation zone. Vine along with the other Ace Ops is given the order to arrest Team RWBY by James Ironwood with Vine and Elm Ederne taking on Blake Belladonna and Yang Xiao Long. Yang and Blake are able to use their weapons and semblances to toss explosives at Vine which counteracts his semblance and they are able to restrain him before Yang slams him into the ground, knocking him unconscious.