Moonriver (MOVR) Staking FAQ

Brief overview

Written by Mike
Updated over a week ago

What is Moonriver?

Moonriver is a smart-contract parachain on Kusama and was created as a test environment for Moonbeam - a smart contract Polkadot platform. New code will be tested on Moonriver under real ecomomic conditions first, and once proven it will move to Moonbeam.

What is the Moonriver staking APR?

Please visit consolidated Rewards and Fees page to check latest APR and Fees for GLMR.

How often are Moonriver staking rewards distributed?

Moonriver stakers will receive rewards at the end of each round (2 hours).

Is there a Moonriver unstaking period?

The unstaking period is 24 rounds (48 hours). More info here.

Is there a slashing risk for Moonriver validators?

There is no slashing risk for delegators. Validators that do not produce blocks will not receive their rewards.

Is there a minimum staking amount for Moonriver?

The minimum staking amount is 5 MOVR.

Do Moonriver staking rewards compound?

No, Moonriver staking rewards are not compounded automatically.

What is the Moonriver inflation rate?

The Moonriver inflation rate is approximately 5% per year.

For more information on staking Moonriver (MOVR) with, visit

For additional staking support, visit the P2P Moonriver 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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