Where to get testnet ether?

Where to get testnet ether?

There are currently 3 different testnets for the Ethereum public chain;

  • Rinkeby
  • Ropsten
  • Kovan

Rinkeby

Rinkeby is a public test net for Ethereum using PoA (Proof of Authority).

Useful links;

Faucets
https://faucet.rinkeby.io/
http://rinkeby-faucet.com/

Ropsten

Ropsten is a public test net for Ethereum using PoW (Proof of Work).

Useful links;

Faucets
http://faucet.ropsten.be:3001/
https://faucet.kyber.network/
https://faucet.metamask.io/
https://faucet.bitfwd.xyz/
https://ipfs.io/ipfs/QmVAwVKys271P5EQyEfVSxm7BJDKWt42A2gHvNmxLjZMps/
http://testnet-faucet.com/
Token Faucets
https://developers.smartcontract.com/faucet

Kovan

Kovan is a public test net for Ethereum using Parity's PoA (Proof of Authority) consensus engine.

  • Immune to spam attacks (Ether supply is controlled by trusted parties)
  • Consistent 4 second block time

Useful links;

Faucets
Ask on https://gitter.im/kovan-testnet/faucet
Verify your account https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=99UucFzYCRc&feature=youtu.be




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