Aidrop in EVM

There are two options to get testnet Velas coins - using telegram bot and CLI.

Telegram faucet bot

1) Start a chat with Testnet Faucet Bot or Devnet Faucet Bot

2) Send your Velas EVM address

Bot can be used only once per 24 hours.

Using CLI and an intermediary Native account

1) Airdrop native tokens using this instruction

velas airdrop 1 -u https://api.testnet.velas.com --faucet-host airdrop.testnet.velas.com

2) Transfer Velas Native coins to Velas EVM with evm-utils

velas evm transfer-to-evm <VELAS_EVM_ADDRESS> <AMOUNT>

Check your balance

Request example:

curl -s -X POST --data '{"jsonrpc":"2.0","method":"eth_getBalance","params":["0x9Edb9E0B88Dbf2a29aE121a657e1860aEceaA53D", "latest"],"id":1}' -H "Content-Type: application/json" http://127.0.0.1:8899
{"jsonrpc":"2.0","result":"0x12a05f200","id":1}