KAVA — How to Stake $KAVA Tokens with Luganodes

Luganodes
3 min readJul 3, 2023

Introduction:

Kava Network is a groundbreaking Layer-1 blockchain that combines the best of Ethereum and Cosmos SDK.

In this guide, we’ll show you how to delegate your $KAVA tokens with Luganodes and start earning rewards in a few simple steps.

Validator Details:

Validator Name: Luganodes

Operator Address: kavavaloper1zw8ce44kdqzfu0r2t9qwr75gqdcarclf9fj9lt

Blockchain Explorer Link for the Validator: https://www.mintscan.io/kava/validators/kavavaloper1zw8ce44kdqzfu0r2t9qwr75gqdcarclf9fj9lt

Unbonding Period:

  • Unbonding period is a timeframe in which the funds are locked when you unstake
  • The unbonding period on KAVA chain is 21-days, after which you can finalize the withdrawal, and the undelegated amount will be transferred to your available balance.

Step-by-Step Staking Guide:

*In this guide we’ll be using Keplr Dashboard to stake $KAVA tokens

Step 1 — Set up your Keplr Wallet

  • Head over to the official Keplr Wallet site to download the wallet
  • Once you’ve installed and set up your wallet, add $KAVA tokens to it and head over to the Keplr Dashboard

Step 2— Select KAVA chain

  • Once you’re on the Keplr Dashboard, head over to Chains
  • Search for KAVA and select the chain

Step 3— Select your Validator

  • Once you’ve selected KAVA chain, under staking search for Luganodes
  • Select Delegate

Step 4— Select the amount of tokens you want to stake and confirm the transaction

  • Once you’ve selected your Validator, enter the amount of tokens you want to delegate
  • Approve the transaction
  • Once you’ve approved the transaction, you can see your staked tokens and your validator details on the dashboard

Step-by-Step Unstaking Guide:

Please note that Unbonding period on KAVA chain is 21 days and your assets won’t be generating any rewards during that time

Step 1 — Log in to your Keplr Wallet

  • Log in to your Keplr Wallet and head over to the Keplr dashboard you used during the staking process above
  • Here you can see your validator details and staked amount, select the validator you want to unstake your KAVA tokens from

Step 2— Unstake your assets

  • Enter the amount of tokens you want to unstake/undelegate
  • Approve the transaction
  • Once you’ve confirmed the transaction, you can see you asstes in the Pending unstake which you can withdraw/claim after the unbonding period is over

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