I wanted to give him a unique weapon that allowed him to keep his distance, but also allow him to move swiftly. Going off of AJ2000's explanation, his clothes have become less baggy and flowing to maximize his speed.
In other news, I have an idea for Fabian's next spell.
Star Fall:Several orbs of light bombard the target from above, slightly blinding them. The spell isn't as damaging as Fabian's other spells, but it is slightly faster.