How to use the Shiden Bridge to cross-chain?

Everything you need to know about bridging from Shiden.

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

When you bridge from Shiden to another chain, a small faucet “gas token” will be airdropped  for your first transaction on the destination chain.


What is Shiden?

Shiden Network is a multi-chain decentralized application layer on Kusama Network. Kusama Relaychain does not support smart contract functionality by design – Kusama Network needs a smart contract layer. This is where Shiden Network comes in. Shiden supports Ethereum Virtual Machine, WebAssembly, and Layer2 solutions from day one. The platform supports various applications like DeFi, NFTs and more.




How to configure MetaMask for Shiden?

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

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

          Network Name:  Shiden Network
          New RPC URL:
          Chain ID: 336
          Currency Symbol: SDN
          Block Explorer URL:



Shiden Bridge – able tokens per destination chain

Shiden Bridge Destination chains Tokens Contracts on Shiden network Partners with liquidity
Avalanche | Polygon | Shiden | Harmony | Cronos AVAX    
Avalanche | Polygon | Shiden | Cronos MAI    
All Chains RELAY 0x576bD05d4475632D647367394cb3359Fd8E7A6ca  
Polygon | Shiden | Cronos wMATIC    
Avalanche | Shiden wMOVR    
Shiden | Cronos FREE    
Shiden DRAGON    
Polygon | Shiden | Harmony FTM    
Avalanche | Shiden USDC.e    
Avalanche | Shiden USDT.e    
Avalanche | Shiden DAI.e    
Cronos MIM    
Cronos KAFE    
Cronos CRO    
Cronos CRX    
Cronos RIVRDOGE    






















How to cross-chain from Shiden to other chains?

Shiden Specific

DeX Partners on Shiden

Tutorials with video

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