Nooks Barkbiter is an Aurin NPC Explorer found all over Nexus, usually in some sort of scrape or shirking his duties. He is not a very competent explorer, his quests oftentimes involving him slacking off or saving him from his latest predicament.
- Northern Wilds - Inside a part of the crashed ship, hidden by flames. Meeting him here will grant a speed boost.
- Celestion - Up a large tree, near the buzzbing hives. He offers some very healthy honey.
- Algoroc - Stuck up a tree, with a Girrok waiting at the base for him.
- Grimvault - In the center of a Strain infected valley, with his girlfriend nearby
- Shiphand: Deep Space Exploration - He is one of the victims of Ikthian abduction.