How to Bridge to Kava
As outlined above, the Multichain Bridge is the preferred cross-chain DEX for bridging to Kava. The bridge connects users’ MetaMask or other Web 3 wallets and allows them to transfer the Kava EVM chain with ETH, USDC, USDT and other tokens.
Here is a simple 4-step guide to get started:
- Go to Multichain and connect your MetaMask or Web3 wallet.
- Select the chain you want to transfer tokens from and Kava as your destination chain.
- Select the token and the amount you want to bridge to Kava.
- Click 'Swap' and the tokens will be transferred to your Kava EVM wallet.
What are the Fees to Bridge to Kava?
The fees to bridge your assets to the Kava EVM Co-Chain will vary depending on which layer 1 or layer 2 protocol you are transferring from. For example, on Ethereum, you may pay up to $10 USD due to their relatively high gas fees and demand for blockspace. However, if you transfer tokens from an L2 like Arbitrum or Optimism, you will pay around 10 cents.
As for Multichain, they take 0 fees when bridging any token to the Kava network. That said, they do impose a minimum crosschain amount of 0.004 ETH ($6 USD equivalent).
What is the Best Token to Bridge to Kava?
When bridging to Kava and other networks, you want to choose the token with the highest on-chain liquidity. Our analysis of Kava DeFi protocols shows that USDT and ETH are the most liquid assets for use on the Kava network. Therefore, we suggest bridging either USDT or ETH immediately to minimize transaction costs.
In conclusion, bridging to Kava through the Multichain Bridge provides a safe and reliable way to take advantage of their new $750m incentives program. By following our step-by-step guide and utilizing the most liquid assets such as USDT or ETH, users can transfer funds seamlessly between Kava and other EVM compatible blockchains.