He is a former human, and was transformed into a Precursor ottsel upon falling into a dark eco silo in The Precursor Legacy. He made his debut in the first game at fifteen years old, with his most recent known age at nineteen during Jak X: Combat Racing. He was raised in Sandover Village alongside his best friend Jak before traveling to the future to become a well-known hero.
- Daxter meets Sonic in Sonic the Hedgehog meets Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy and joins the team in Sonic the Hedgehog and Jak 3.
- Daxter will begin his adventures in Jak and Daxter meets The Great Mouse Detective.
- Daxter is voiced by Max Casella who voices Tip in The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea and Zini in Disney's Dinosaur