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How to stake DYDX with Chorus One using the Keplr wallet

Chorus One
Chorus One
October 26, 2023
5 min read
October 26, 2023
5 min read

Who is this guide for: Users who already have DYDX tokens in the Cosmos ecosystem and now want to stake them with Chorus One

If you wish to bridge your DYDX from Ethereum to Cosmos, check out our detailed guide here.

TL;DR

Step 1: Log into Keplr and connect your account

Step 2: Search for the dYdX Chain and look for the Chorus One Validator

Step 3: Click on Chorus One validator and enter the amount you would like to Stake

Step 4: Click on ‘Stake’ and follow the staking flow

Step 5: Approve Transaction. You have now staked DYDX with Chorus One!

Staking DYDX with Chorus One

dYdX v4 is the latest iteration of dYdX, one of the most prominent decentralized exchanges and premier trading platform for cryptocurrency.  The DEX initially launched as an Ethereum-based Layer 2 solution and has now made a significant move by transitioning to its dedicated blockchain, known as the dYdX Chain (or dYdX v4), built using the Cosmos SDK. We've compiled all the essential information about the chain, complete with an in-depth exploration of their move to Cosmos and Chorus One's ongoing involvement with dYdX since the very outset in a comprehensive guide. Check it out here.

There are various utilities of the dYdX v4 token, DYDX, and amongst the most popular use cases are to engage in governance proposals and participate in staking.

To use and stake DYDX, the dYdX Chain needs to onboard users from various platforms, including rollups, Ethereum L1, other app-chains, and centralized exchanges, to its Cosmos version. To simplify the process and make staking on Cosmos a breeze for our customers, we have developed a novel solution that enables you to move your DYDX tokens from Ethereum to Cosmos and stake them with Chorus One in a swift, seamless transaction. If you wish to bridge your DYDX from Ethereum to Cosmos, check out our detailed guide here.

However, if you already have DYDX in the Cosmos ecosystem, you can directly stake them with Chorus One using your Keplr wallet. Let’s proceed to how you can do this with a step-by-step walkthrough.

Key Information

*Since DYDX inflation goes to traders, dYdX stakers, in contrast, will receive 100% of the trading fees that are paid out in USDC.

  • Please note that this guide has been created using the dYdX Testnet. However, the steps will remain the same going forward.
  1. To begin staking your DYDX, first log into Keplr and connect your wallet. Then, search for the dYdX Chain.

  1. Then, search for the Chorus One validator and click on Chorus One. Then, click on 'Stake'.
  1. Next, enter the Amount you would like to stake. Ensure you have sufficient tokens remaining for fees. Then, click on ‘Stake’.

5. Then, click on ‘Approve transaction’.

6. You will be redirected to the staking UX, which will show that your stake transaction is processing.

7. After a few minutes, your stake transaction will be complete! You can confirm that your transaction has processes by checking the block explorer here, as shown below.

8. Once you have confirmed your transaction, you have successfully staked DYDX with Chorus One!

We’re happy to answer any questions you may have! For any support queries, please visit here. Alternatively, if you’d like to learn more about staking with Chorus One, get started with staking, or anything else, reach out to us at staking@chorus.one

About Chorus One
Chorus One is one of the biggest institutional staking providers globally operating infrastructure for 45+ Proof-of-Stake networks including Ethereum, Cosmos, Solana, Avalanche, and Near amongst others. Since 2018, we have been at the forefront of the PoS industry and now offer easy enterprise-grade staking solutions, industry-leading research, and also invest in some of the most cutting-edge protocols through Chorus Ventures.

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