Using the testnet faucet

The PoW Solution on Namada

As of v0.23.1, the Namada faucet has been moved to be an API call to a server. In order to request tokens, a proof of work challenge must be completed, in order to prevent spamming of the faucet.


Note that this is not included in Mainnet as it is circumstantial to testnet.

Since fees are paid by implicit accounts, it is recommended to source NAM to one of these accounts as the first step. Afterwards, using the --gas-payer flag, you can specify the address of the implicit account to pay for the transaction.