How to bridge from Metis?

Everything you need to know about bridging from Metis.

The native chain “gas” token on Metis is Metis. All transactions on Metis are paid in Metis. This includes bridging “cross-chain” transactions to the other chains “networks”.

What is Metis?

Based on the spirit of Optimistic Rollup, Metis is building an easy-to-use, highly scalable, low-cost, and fully functional Layer 2 framework (Metis Rollup) to fully support the application and business migration from Web 2.0 to Web 3.0. Its scalable protocol supports a wide range of use cases, including yield farming, DEX trading, and powering the gig economy via dApps that offer cheap and fast micropayments.

Metis integrates the Decentralized Autonomous Company (DAC) framework within its Layer 2 infrastructure, a differentiating factor that makes it easy for any developers, builders, or community leaders to build their applications and communities. It also makes it easy to use the pre-set tools to facilitate their development, manage collaboration, and enjoy the network effects of the world’s largest decentralized finance ecosystem, without the costs and bottlenecks normally associated with Ethereum.
Metis’ goal is to make building dApps and DACs on its platform so easy to do, even total blockchain novices can make it happen in a matter of minutes.

How to configure MetaMask for Metis?

You have 2 options to configure MetaMask for using the Metis chain “network”:

  1. Automatic by selecting the Metis chain in the RelayChain bridge app. This will import the network settings into metamask.
  2. Manually by adding the following Metis network settings to Metamask:

Network Name: Metis
          New RPC URL:
          Chain ID:  1088 (Andromeda)
          Currency Symbol: METIS
          Block Explorer URL:


Bridge-able tokens per destination chain

Destination chains Tokens Contracts on Metis Partners with liquidity
Avalanche | Moonriver | Shiden | Harmony | Cronos AVAX 0xe253e0cea0cdd43d9628567d097052b33f98d611 Netswap
Avalanche | Moonriver | Shiden | Cronos MAI    
All Chains RELAY 0xfe282Af5f9eB59C30A3f78789EEfFA704188bdD4 Netswap
Moonriver | Shiden | Cronos wMATIC 0x4b9d2923d875edf43980bf5ddddede3fb20fc742 Netswap
Cronos CRYSTL    
Cronos CRO    
Binance Smart Chain BNB    
Fantom | Shiden | Harmony FTM 0xa9109271abcf0c4106ab7366b4edb34405947eed Netswap
Cronos POLYDOGE    
Heco HT    
Harmony One ONE 0x729de3792a5f810a2e7d7899da74de0d108e7e6b Netswap
Ethereum | Avalanche | Fantom | Polygon BTC / wBTC 0xa5B55ab1dAF0F8e1EFc0eB1931a957fd89B918f4 Netswap | Tethys | Agora 

How to cross-chain from Metis to other chains?

Metis Specific

DeX and other Partners on Metis

Tutorials with video

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