🙋Direct Staking

How to stake your KSM via Direct Staking!

KSM Direct Staking Information & Parameters


Minimum Stake

~0.1 KSM*

Unstaking Period

~7 Days.

Rewards Payout

Rewards accrue daily and are added to your staked balance.**

Governance Participation

Staked KSM can be used to participate in Governance on the Kusama protocol.

*Some Validators may require you to stake an amount which is above the minimum network stake of 0.1 KSM.

**It is possible to modify your rewards payout so that your staking rewards are sent to you as a transferable balance and are not restaked / compounded.

How to Stake KSM Tokens

  1. Open the Nova Wallet application.

  2. Select the Staking screen.

  3. Select Kusama.

  4. Review the staking information presented to you.

  5. Once you have understood the terms select the Start Staking button.

  6. Input the amount of KSM tokens that you wish to stake and then select continue. Note: recommended validators are selected by default.

  7. Review all of the contextual information provided and Select Confirm.

  8. Your staking position will now be displayed on the Staking screen within Nova Wallet.

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