Where to Get Testnet Ether?

There are currently 4 different testnets for the Ethereum public chain:

  • Rinkeby
  • Ropsten
  • Kovan
  • Goerli

With the MyCrypto faucet you can easily request Ether from any of the above mentioned testnets. Get started with the MyCrypto faucet by adding your address, and request testnet Ether right away.

Faucet overview

The amount of testnet Ether you can request in a day is limited based on the demand. If you need a higher amount of testnet Ether, please reach out to us through the contact form, or send an email to support@mycrypto.com. Please include the testnet, the amount you would like, and your Ethereum address.


Below you will be able to find additional information for every testnet, and alternative faucets.

Rinkeby

Rinkeby is a public testnet for Ethereum that uses PoA (Proof of Authority).

Faucets
https://faucet.rinkeby.io/
https://faucets.blockxlabs.com/

Ropsten

Ropsten is a public testnet for Ethereum that uses PoW (Proof of Work).

Faucets
http://faucet.ropsten.be:3001/
https://faucet.kyber.network/
https://faucet.metamask.io/
Token Faucets
https://developers.smartcontract.com/faucet

Kovan

Kovan is a public testnet for Ethereum that uses Parity's PoA (Proof of Authority) consensus engine.

  • Immune to spam attacks (Ether supply is controlled by trusted parties)
  • Consistent 4-second block time
Faucets
Ask on https://gitter.im/kovan-testnet/faucet
Verify your account https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=99UucFzYCRc
https://faucets.blockxlabs.com/

Goerli

Goerli is a public testnet for Ethereum that POA (Proof of Authority) consensus engine - it is cross client compatible.

  • Immune to spam attacks (Ether supply is controlled by trusted parties)
Faucets
https://goerli-faucet.slock.it/index.html
https://faucet.goerli.mudit.blog/