Developer Resources & Tools

General Information and Links

General Information

Block Size

Block Speed

Gas price


Native token

Network ID

12,500,000 Gas

5 sec

1 GWei




Blockchain Explorer

1) BlockScout is the official blockchain explorer for the xDai Chain. With this full-featured, open-source explorer you can view transactions, accounts & balances, access data via the API, and read and verify smart contracts.


2) AnyBlock Analytics Explorer is convenient for exploring recent transactions and blocks and locating common information quickly.


JSON RPC endpoints

Main RPC is a load balancer with 4 nodes, health checks, and failover.



JSON RPC endpoint

WebSockets WSS endpoint


Additional resources to connect to xDai network



JSON RPC endpoint over HTTP (non-secure)

JSON RPC endpoint via Cloudflare

WebSockets WS (non-secure)


Archive node

Network ID



A bridge is required to move locked Dai from Ethereum and mint xDai on xDai Chain

You can access the bridge via:

DApp Management & Developer Tools

  • Biconomy allows for for gasless transactions and improved DApp UX.

  • Pocket provides a decentralized API layer for DApp developers (IOS, Android & Web SDKs available) and blockchain users.

  • TheGraph supports xDai data indexing, querying and display.

  • Chainbeat provides monitoring and analytics tools for DApp developers.

  • BlockNative supports real-time notification monitoring with API and SDK tools.

  • Token faucet allows you to easily create ERC20 FAU tokens for testing purposes

  • Tenderly dashboard supports xDai transaction inspection - smart contracts can also be pushed to the dashboard for real-time monitoring.

Tenderly Dashboard Gas Profiler example

Additional resources

Tutorial on how to use GasRelay in your Dapp by Portis. With a few lines of code, gas fees are shifted to DApp owners rather than users, creating an intuitive user experience.

WebSockets Endpoint (can be useful to setup BlockScout for xDai) wss://

Archive Fullnode Endpoint (Useful for setting up BlockScout for xDai)

Chain spec files and known bootnodes of the xDai network

Netstats, an overview of xDai Chain nodes

DApps Deployed to xDai: Partial list of deployed DApps along with statistics and links:

xDai is available in the Anyblock Index (aka, so you can query it via the Elasticsearch API or search in PostgreSQL: