An exploration droid or explorer droid was a second-degree droid designed to investigate new planets. They were assigned to scout vessels. They were often equipped with repulsorlift units and advanced sensors. Exploration droids were one of the main subcategories of second-degree droids, along with astromech droids, environmental droids, engineering droids, and sophisticated repair droids.
- Star Wars: The Old Republic (Mentioned only)
- Star Wars: The Roleplaying Game, Second Edition (First mentioned)
- Dark Empire Sourcebook (First identified as exploration droid)
- Star Wars: The Roleplaying Game, Second Edition, Revised and Expanded
- Cynabar's Fantastic Technology: Droids
- The New Essential Guide to Droids