Robin is a zoologist, and part of a research team sent to Planet 4546B to investigate the planet from a research outpost called The Vesper that sits in geosynchronous orbit high above the planet. Robin’s sister, Sam Goodall works on board the Vesper and is Robin’s main contact to the Vesper.
Robin Goodall is a relatively tall woman, around 5'8" - 5'9" (174cm) with a slender build, narrow shoulders, a narrow nose, dark skin and brown eyes.
Robin’s hair is dark brown and worn tied back in a long ponytail. A blue-dyed streak is present on the left side of her hair, continuing into the ponytail.
- The surname "Goodall" may be a reference to primatologist Jane Goodall, as Robin is a zoologist.
- Her first name may be a nod to Ryley's surname, Robinson.
- The model used for Robin Goodall was originally created for use in the first Subnautica but was never used.