How to add Arbitrum Nova to MetaMask

As outlined above, the Arbitrum Nova L2 network can be easily added to your MetaMask Wallet because it is an EVM compatible blockchain. To safely add the verified RPC endpoints and Chain ID, we recommend using the Chainlist App, which is a platform built by the team behind Defillama that aggregates all EVM network information.

You can follow this simple 3 step guide to get started:

  1. Go to ChainList and connect your MetaMask Wallet.
  2. Look for 'Arbitrum Nova' in the search bar at the top of the page.
  3. Tap 'Add to MetaMask' and the verified Arbitrum Nova RPC information will be automatically added to your extension.
Add Arbitrum Nova to MetaMask

What is Arbitrum Nova?

Arbitrum Nova is an ultra-low transaction cost and high security Arbitrum rollup that was purpose-built for gaming and social projects like Reddit or an on-chain Twitter. Nova is backed by some of the industries most trusted names including Consensys, Offchain Labs and Google Cloud.

The network provides strong security guarantees due to its novel security model that relies on a data availability committee (DAC). You can find more information about the design of their consensus model here.

Bottom Line

Adding Arbitrum Nova to your MetaMask Wallet is a straightforward process with the help of the Chainlist App. The platform is designed to make the process of connecting to Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM) compatible networks as seamless and secure as possible.