How to bridge from Moonbeam?
Everything you need to know about bridging from Moonbeam.
The native chain “gas” token on Moonbeam is GLMR (GLIMMER). All transactions on Moonbeam are paid in GLMR. This includes bridging “cross-chain” transactions to the other chains “networks”.
What is Moonbeam?
Moonbeam delivers complete Ethereum compatibility within a Polkadot parachain environment, so developers can continue to use the programming languages and tools they’ve grown used to — but within a fast-growing and scalable Layer 1 chain. It is also compatible with the Substrate and Polkadot ecosystem, including block explorers, wallets, parachains, and more, allowing users the flexibility to choose the right tools and services for the job. Learn how easy it can be to build or redeploy Solidity projects in Moonbeam’s Substrate-based environment.
How to configure MetaMask for Moonbeam?
You have 2 options to configure MetaMask for using the Moonbeam chain “network”:
- Automatic by selecting the Moonbeam chain in the RelayChain bridge app. This will import the network settings into metamask.
- Manually by adding the following Moonbeam network settings to Metamask:
Network Name: Moonbeam Network
New RPC URL: https://rpc.api.moonbeam.network
Chain ID: 1284
Currency Symbol: GLMR
Block Explorer URL: https://blockscout.moonbeam.network/
Bridge-able tokens per destination chain
** The below tokens and the destination chains ares subjects to change. You can verify on the bridge APP what tokens are bridge-able by selecting the destination chain and view if the token you want to bridge is selectable. Always DYOR for liquidity on the destination chain, especially if you are bridging large amounts. So you won’t end up having high slippage on trading on the destination chain!!
|Destination chains, bridging to
|Contracts on Moonbeam
|Partners with liquidity
|Avalanche | Moonriver | Shiden | Harmony | Cronos | Polygon
|Avalanche | Moonriver | Shiden | Cronos
|Moonriver | Shiden | Cronos | Polygon
|Binance Smart Chain
|Fantom | Shiden | Harmony
|BInance Smart Chain