Summary: Core DAO is an EVM-compatible blockchain that uses a novel consensus mechanism that combines Bitcoin's Proof-of-Work with Proof-of-Stake. As an EVM blockchain, it can be easily added to your MetaMask Wallet by connecting the Chain ID and RPC to your list of networks.
The fastest way to do this is with the ChainList App. ChainList is an EVM information aggregator that collects the verified RPC and Chain ID information for users to safely connect to any network at the click of a button. Continue reading our guide to get started in seconds.
How to Add Core DAO to MetaMask
As outline above, adding Core DAO to your MetaMask Wallet is a simple and secure process that involves finding the verified RPC and Chain ID information on Chainlist. Chainlist is a platform that aggregates information on all EVM networks and is developed by the team behind Defillama.
To add Core DAO to your MetaMask Wallet, follow these easy steps:
- Connect your MetaMask Wallet to ChainList.
- Use the search bar at the top of the page to find 'Core DAO'.
- Click on the 'Add to MetaMask' button, and the verified RPC information will be automatically added to your extension.
What DeFi Platforms are Available on Core?
Once you have added CORE to your MetaMask Wallet, you will want to then transfer assets to the network to start using the chain. You can read our comprehensive Core Bridging guide to get started with a secure cross-chain DEX.
Once you have completed that process, you can start using popular DeFi protocols that have deployed on Core that include IceCreamSwap, ShadowSwap, CoreInu, Young Parrot and more. You can find a list of available platforms on Core via Dexscreener.
In summary, adding Core DAO to your MetaMask Wallet is a straightforward process that can be accomplished by following the steps outlined in this guide. By connecting to the verified RPC and Chain ID on ChainList, users can safely access the Core network and begin exploring the various DeFi platforms that have deployed on the chain.
As with any new blockchain or network, it is important to conduct your own research and due diligence to ensure that you are comfortable with the risks involved. However, with the ease of use and variety of DeFi platforms available on Core DAO, it may be worth considering as a new addition to your portfolio.