What is Terra (LUNA) Staking?

Support Terra and compound LUNA by staking.

Written by Mike
Updated over a week ago

When staking Terra (LUNA) you are securing the network with the additional benefit of compounding your LUNA!

Staking LUNA is the process of holding a LUNA "stake" to participate in and support the operations in the Terra network and receive rewards. To be a "Validator" and participate in these operations, one must maintain a server running continuously, have technological know-how and experience, and have a significant self-bond (surety bond).

This is where the P2P.org Validator comes in; we allow LUNA token holders to forget about all the heavy lifting, i.e., maintenance, surety bonds, etc., by "delegating" their holdings to P2P to receive these rewards. We accumulate users' stakes and act as a major validation node, receiving and allocating staking rewards between our users' pro rata to the delegation.

Users that choose to stake with P2P maintain full custody of their LUNA at all times, and P2P will never have access to them.


Let's assume the current APR for staking LUNA is 6% with a fee of 8% and 1000 LUNA are delegated to P2P.org:

Reward: 1000*6% = 60 LUNA
Fee = 60*8% = 4.8 LUNA
Estimated balance after 1 year = 1000+60-4.8 = 1055.2 LUNA

By simply delegating my 1000 LUNA as I hold it, I will have supported the network and earned an additional 55.2 LUNA after 1 year.
To find out today's APR and fees for LUNA, visit P2P Staking Rewards and fees.

Please keep in mind that the APR specified is approximate and changes along with network conditions.

For more information on staking Terra (LUNA) with P2P.org, visit https://p2p.org/terra.

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

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