xDai Chain resources

Here you will find resources which will help you start developing on xDai Chain.
Block Size Block Speed Gas price Patchset Native token Network ID
10,000,000 Gas 5 sec 1 GWei St.Petersburg xDai 100

Official blockchain explorer for the xDai Chain hosted on BlockScout:

RPC endpoint. Should be used to connect a DApp or a Wallet to the network:

Nodesmith PRC endpoint (requires free Nodesmith account for your API key):

TokenBridge to convert Dai from Ethereum Mainnet to xDai on xDai Chain https://dai-bridge.poa.network/

Additional resources

Tutorial on how to use GasRelay in your dapp by Portis

WebSockets Endpoint (can be useful to setup BlockScout for xDai)

Archive Fullnode Endpoint (can be useful to setup BlockScout for xDai)

Alternative explorer based on Etherchain Light:

Chain spec files and known bootnodes of the xDai network

Netstats, an overview of xDai Chain nodes http://dai-netstat.poa.network

Governance DApps:
To use governance dapps please switch to POA Core network in your Nifty Wallet


Bloxy.info Dashboard

DeFi Pulse



Can add AlphaWallet into resources. We support both the POA and xDai network.


Thanks. Will do after we will add instructions.

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Hey Igor. Trying to connect to the bootnodes via enode but no luck, are this nodes still up?

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Should be
@phahulin plese check it out

@buendiadas Hi, could you check again please? Discovery port on one of them was closed, but the other one seems to be working for me.

WebServices Endpoint (can be useful to setup BlockScout for xDai)

Shouldn’t it be WebSocket Endpoint?

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Thanks! it was a typo. Fixing it now.

Ok, try a global replace, I saw it in other sites as well :slight_smile:

I’m confused about why the eth_gasPrice call returns 0. Should I just hardcode 1Gwei then? What’s the reason for eth_gasPrice not working?

jehan@jehan-XPS-13-9360:~$ curl -X POST -H "Content-Type: application/json" --data '{"id":7,"jsonrpc":"2.0","method":"eth_gasPrice","params":[]}' https://dai.poa.network

eth_gasPrice is a analytical function and is not working well with fast and empty blocks. I’d consider to hard code 1 Gwei for now. We plan to implement better support of the gasPrice oracle in the future.

Awesome, thanks. Will hardcode for now.