Kusama (KSM) Staking FAQ

Brief overview

Written by Mike
Updated over a week ago

What is Kusama?

Kusama is a separate network built on Polkadot with a native staking token - KSM - used for experimenting with network parameters, parachains and a variety of other activities.

What is the Kusama staking APR?

Please visit consolidated P2P.org Rewards and Fees page to check latest APR and Fees KSM. Your real APR might differ due to the strategy you choose to follow.

How often are Kusama staking rewards distributed?

Kusama staking rewards are claimable after each era - approximately every 6 hours.

Is there a Kusama unstaking period?

The Kusama network has a 7 day unstaking period throughout which your tokens will not be transferable.

Is there a slashing risk for Kusama validators?

Validators do face slashing risk.

Is there a minimum staking amount for Kusama?

There is no minimum staking amount for KSM staking with P2P Validator.

Do Kusama staking rewards compound?

Yes, Kusama rewards compound automatically.

What is the Kusama inflation rate?

The Kusama inflation rate is approximately 10% per year.

For more information on staking Kusama (KSM) with P2P.org, visit https://p2p.org/kusama.

For additional staking support, visit the P2P Kusama 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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