Astar Network is the Smart Contract Hub for WASM + EVM on Polkadot. Since winning its Parachain auction in January 2022, Astar Network has become the top Parachain in the Polkadot ecosystem in Total Value Locked and most Ethereum assets transferred over. Astar Network is the leading smart contract hub that connects the Polkadot ecosystem to Ethereum, Cosmos, and all major layer 1 blockchains.
Astar Network supports dApps using multiple virtual machines — namely WASM and EVM — and offers the best technology solutions and financial incentives via its Build2Earn and Astar Incubation Program for Web3 developers to build on top of a secure, scalable, and interoperable blockchain.
The work of the community is maintained under a public domain license at https://github.com/AstarNetwork.
|Astar Mainnet chainId||
|Astar Testnet chainId||
|Astar Blockchain Explorer||https://astar.subscan.io/|
|Block time||~12 seconds|
address, return current token balances along with their spot prices. This endpoint supports a variety of token standards like ERC20, ERC721 and ERC1155. As a special case, network native tokens like ETH on Ethereum are also returned even though it’s not a token contract.
address, return all transactions along with their decoded log events. This endpoint does a deep-crawl of the blockchain to retrieve all kinds of transactions that references the
addressincluding indexed topics within the event logs.
The Astar token
ASTR is the native token of the Astar Network. This is similar to Ether in Ethereum. To interact with the Astar Network,
ASTR tokens are required to pay gas fees. The Covalent API response returns
gas_* fields in fiat units.