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Moonbeam (GLMR) Staking FAQ
Moonbeam (GLMR) Staking FAQ

Brief overview

Written by Mike
Updated over a week ago

What is Moonbeam?

Moonbeam is bringing Ethereum functionalities to the Polkadot ecosystem through its EVM compatible and interoperable smart contract platform. Developers with Solidity based smart contracts can now easily transfer and build dapps on Moonbeam.

What is the Moonbeam staking APR?

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

How often are Moonbeam staking rewards distributed?

Moonbeam stakers will receive rewards at the end of each round (6 hours).

Is there a Moonbeam unstaking period?

The unstaking period is 28 rounds (7 days). More info here.

Is there a slashing risk for Moonbeam 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 Moonbeam?

The minimum staking amount is 50 GLMR.

Do Moonbeam staking rewards compound?

No, Moonbeam staking rewards are not compounded automatically.

What is the Moonbeam inflation rate?

The Moonbeam inflation rate is approximately 5% per year.

For more information on staking Moonbeam (GLMR) with, visit

For additional staking support, visit the P2P Moonbeam 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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