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 testnet for Ethereum that uses PoA (Proof of Authority).

Useful links

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

Ropsten

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

Useful links

Faucets
http://faucet.ropsten.be:3001/
https://faucet.kyber.network/
https://faucet.metamask.io/
https://ipfs.io/ipfs/QmVAwVKys271P5EQyEfVSxm7BJDKWt42A2gHvNmxLjZMps/
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

Useful links

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

Goerli

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

  • Immune to spam attacks (Ether supply is controlled by trusted parties)

Useful links

Faucets
Request on https://goerli-faucet.slock.it/index.html
https://faucet.goerli.mudit.blog/
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