Cosmos (ATOM) Staking FAQ

Brief overview

Written by Mike
Updated over a week ago

What is Cosmos?

Cosmos is a decentralized network of independent, scalable, and interoperable blockchains.

What is the Cosmos staking APR?

You may find the current Cosmos staking reward here.

How often are staking rewards distributed?

Cosmos staking rewards are paid out in real-time, with rewards accruing approximately every 7 seconds. More info here.

Is there an unstaking period?

The Cosmos network has a 21 day unstaking period throughout which your tokens will not be transferable. More info here.

Is there a slashing risk for validators?

Cosmos network does have slashing risk for delegators.

Is there a minimum staking amount for Cosmos?

There is no minimum staking amount for staking ATOM.

Do staking rewards compound?

No, staking rewards must be claimed by the user manually and delegated to achieve compounding effect.

What is the Cosmos inflation rate?

The Cosmos network inflation rate is approximately 10% per year.

For more information on staking Cosmos (ATOM) with and our special offer for large ATOM delegations, visit

For additional staking support, visit the P2P Cosmos Help Centre.

You can also get in contact with a live agent by selecting the speech bubble at the bottom right of this page, sending a message to the Telegram bot, or emailing [email protected].

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