Can I add the Moonriver network to a Web3 wallet?
Yes, Moonriver is an EVM-compatible network therefore it can be added to the Metamask Web3 Wallet. The process is simple and straightforward, simply download the Metamask extension and add it to your browser to begin.
How to add Moonriver to Metamask
After you have downloaded the Metamask extension and created an account you will then need to add the Moonriver RPC details to it. When you add RPC details to Metamask it allows access to a server node on the selected network and allows you to communicate and interact with that blockchain. Follow the below steps to get started:
- Open your Metamask and 'Add Networks' on the Networks drop down menu.
- Copy the below RPC details into the Metamask 'Add Networks Form'.
- Press 'Save' and go to your Metamask extension to see the network.
Moonriver RPC Details
The following details are the verified Moonriver RPC Details, to check these details verification, you can visit the Moonriver whitepaper/docs.
- Network name: Moonriver
- RPC URL: https://rpc.api.moonriver.moonbeam.network
- Chain ID: 1285
- Currency: MOVR
- Explorer: https://moonriver.moonscan.io/
What is Moonriver?
Moonriver is a community led sister parachain to Moonbeam hosted on the Kusama networks. Similar to Moonbeam, Moonriver also offers an environment similar to Ethereum and works with EVM-compatible tools, dApps and protocols.
What Moonriver does is mirrors Ethereums Web3 RPC, keys, logs, subscriptions, accounts and much more. It significantly minimizes the amount of changes that are required to operate existing Solidity contracts on the blockchain.