Riki a member of the nopon species

The Nopons are a recurring spieces in the Xenoblade series.they are very smalls compared to other spieces in the games,their bodie are egg-shaped,one of their notable feature is their six limbs and their very particular manners of speech.Nopon also have a longer lifespan than humans or Homs,they can grows to be 240 years old in the first game.


The habitat of the Nopons varies between the two games:

Xenoblade Chronicles

In Xenoblade Chronicles the Nopons originate from the Makna forest where they live in community inside of a huge tree.They also live amongs homs inside of the colonies and across the Bionis in tiny groups.

Xenoblade Chronicles X

In Xenoblade Chronicles X the Nopon originate from Mira where they live as nomades organized into caravans wandering across the entire planet.Some of them start a more static life in New Los Angeles after agreements made with the autonomous government of NLA.

Xenoblade Chronicles 2

in Xenoblade Chronicles 2, Nopons lives all across Alrest but seems to claim various trade guild the more influent being the Argentum Trade Guild as their own "nations". Argentum is led by a Nopon Chairman who can be remove from his position if necessary.

Life style

In both games Nopons are a race of merchant that value trading as a very important part of their lives,they also thinks that living close to nature is something vital and are rarely seen using technology other than communicators in Xenoblades Chronicles X.They are also depicted as a race able to tame the wildlife in their surrounding and using them as carrier. In Xenoblade Chronicles 2, however, they are still using ships made of metal to soar through the cloud sea and some of them are shown to be skilled mechanics.


The Nopons are shown to have different social structures in the games:

Xenoblade Chronicles 

In Xenoblade Chronicles they are organized in a community diriged by a chief who is also the seer of the village. 

Xenoblade Chronicles X

In Xenoblade Chronicles X Nopon are commanded by the chief of the caravan where they were raised.

Xenoblade Chronicles 2

In Xenoblade Chronicles 2 they obey to the leader of the nation in which they lives and have no official nation since the Argentum Trade Guild is officially a conglomerate of merchants led by Chairman Bana.


  • The Nopons are the only spieces to be in the three Xenoblade games