LayerZero: $ZRO AirdropΒ Guide
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December 1st, 2022

The future is multi-chain and with this innovation also comes some difficulties that LayerZero is willing to solve. Let’s see have a look at the protocol & how to qualify for a potential $ZRO airdrop by interacting with projects & temporary events πŸ“œ.

  • A. What is LayerZero?

  • B. How to qualify for $ZRO token?

    • 1. Governance

    • 2. Testnets

      • 2.1 LayerZero x Circle: USDC Bridge

      • 2.2 Cedro Finance

      • 2.3 Metis Bridge

    • 3. Mainnet Tasks

      • 3.1 Stargate Finance

      • 3.2 Liquid Swap Bridge

      • 3.3 Hashflow

      • 3.4 Uniswap

      • 3.5 Aptos Bridge

      • 3.6 OmniBTC

      • 3.7 Angle Protocol

      • 3.8 Rage Trade

      • 3.9 Swimmer Network

      • 3.10 Mugen Finance

      • 3.11 Harmony Protocol

      • 3.12 Bitcoin Bridge

      • 3.13 Omnisea

      • 3.14 Radiant Capital

    • 4. Temporary events

      • 4.1 Stargator ONFT Bridge Campaign
  • C. Conclusion

What is LayerZero?

LayerZero is an omnichain interoperability protocol designed to lightweight messaging across chains. It provides authentic and guaranteed message delivery with configurable uptime.

Core features:

  • Relayers - Perform a critical role in the LayerZero protocol by delivering messages and work in tandem with an Oracle to transmit messages between chains.

  • Oracle - Performs part of the LayerZero messaging protocol by moving data from chain to chain, each one has the task of moving a requested block header from a source chain to a destination chain.

  • Endpoint - The omnichain contracts for sending messages.

  • Interfaces - Developers may need one or more of these interfaces when working with LayerZero contracts.

Note: First ever Web3 project in which PayPal has invested πŸ”Š
Note: First ever Web3 project in which PayPal has invested πŸ”Š

LayerZero Labs has raised $135 million in a funding round co-host by Sequoia Capital, FTX Ventures and Andreessen Horowitz, along with investors such as Coinbase Ventures, PayPal Ventures, Tiger Global, Uniswap Labs and others.

The funding will go towards new omnichain developments, as LayerZero is also accelerating the development of decentralized cross-chain dApps.

How to qualify for $ZRO token?

The first method is: active voting.
Most projects use this method to potentially reward their community.

1. Governance

Be an active DAO voter of Stargate Finance βœ…

  • Buy at least 1 $STG on Uniswap (or other) & choose a network (AVAX/FANTOM/BSC/POLYGON/ETH/ARB).

  • Move to the website & stake your $STG to get $veSTG voting power.
    Note: You will be able to participate in the next available votes.

Stake your $STG to get $veSTG.
Stake your $STG to get $veSTG.
  • Visit Snapshot website & keep voting on Governance Proposals regularly. We already cast our votes for the following proposals & secure roles on Guild.xyz.

2. Testnets:

The second method is: interacting with Testnets.

Let’s dive into them ⬇️:

2.1. LayerZero x Circle: USDC Bridge

Official USDC testnet bridge from LayerZero
Official USDC testnet bridge from LayerZero
  • Enter usdcdemo.layerzero.network/bridge => Connect wallet

  • Use Faucet USDC on both chains ETH/AVAX (Bottom of the page)

  • Add $USDC token:
    Goerli : 0x07865c6E87B9F70255377e024ace6630C1Eaa37F
    AVAX : 0x5425890298aed601595a70AB815c96711a31Bc65

  • Use Faucet ETH/AVAX for fee (Bottom of the page)

  • Perform a couple of bridge transactions between networks, at least once a week to show regular activity βœ…

2.2. Cedro Finance

Supply - Borrow -Repay -Withdraw
Supply - Borrow -Repay -Withdraw
  • Enter app.cedro.finance/#/Dashboard => Connect Wallet

  • Get All Test Token - Select β€œMarket”

  • Supply - Borrow - Repay - Withdraw

  • Complete the Testnet on Fantom - Avalanche - Mumbai.

Note: Mumbai was problematic while writing the article, start with the others.
It might be solved while you read this.

  • Complete Crew3 Quests: especially the one related to the Testnet:
  • Join the Discord & submit your feedback in the πŸ’‘#Feedback channel.

  • Complete the form for OG Role.

2.3 Metis Bridge

Use it on Testnet & Mainnet
Use it on Testnet & Mainnet
  • Enter bridge.metis.io/home => Connect Wallet

  • Bridge from ETH Goerli to Metis Goerli (Network add automatically)

Note: Metis Bridge available on Mainnet.

3. Mainnet:

The third method to potentially secure a $ZRO airdrop is: interact on Mainnet.

Here we use real money, this is not a financial advice and you should do your own research before testing the platforms below.

3.1. Stargate Finance

Stargate Finance Token Bridge
Stargate Finance Token Bridge
  • Enter stargate.finance/transfer => Connect wallet

  • Bridge Tokens (USDC/ ETH) between the networks => make volume

  • Add liquidity (USDC/ ETH)

You can also perform the current GALXE task and make a +100 USDC transaction from or to the Optimism network in order to receive this NFT πŸ”Š

Stargate Optimism Quest
Stargate Optimism Quest

3.2. Liquid Swap Bridge

LiquidSwap Bridge/Swap dApp
LiquidSwap Bridge/Swap dApp
  • Enter bridge.liquidswap.com => Connect Wallet.

  • Bridge (USDC/ ETH) from ETH/ARBITRUM/OPTIMISM to APTOS => Make volume.

  • Add liquidity (USDC/ ETH).

3.3. HashFlow

HashFlow Exchange
HashFlow Exchange
  • Enter app.hashflow.com => Connect Wallet.

  • Swap (USDC/ ETH) token => Make volume.

  • Add liquidity (USDC/ ETH).

3.4. Uniswap

Uniswap
Uniswap
  • Enter app.uniswap.org => Connect Wallet.

  • Swap (USDC/ ETH) token => Make volume.

  • Add liquidity (USDC/ ETH).

3.5. Aptos Bridge

Aptos Bridge dApp
Aptos Bridge dApp
  • Enter theaptosbridge.com => Connect Wallet

  • Bridge (USDC/ ETH) between the networks => Make volume

3.6. OmniBTC - OmniSwap Γ— EVM Users

OmniBTC
OmniBTC
  • Complete tasks & claim OmniSwap Γ— EVM Users OAT:

Note: don’t forget to link your Petra wallet on Galxe via the settings πŸ‘

3.7. Angle Protocol

Use Angle Protocol to bridge some tokens.
Use Angle Protocol to bridge some tokens.

3.8. Rage Trade

3.9. Swimmer Network

Bridge USDC from Avalanche Mainnet to Swimmer Mainnet
Bridge USDC from Avalanche Mainnet to Swimmer Mainnet

3.10. Mugen Finance

Deposit & Stake
Deposit & Stake

You can also find information on how to stake/unstake through smart contract on their #staking-faq channel on Discord.

3.11. Harmony Protocol

Bridge on Harmony Protocol
Bridge on Harmony Protocol

3.12 Bitcoin Bridge

Bridge your $BTC
Bridge your $BTC

3.13 Omnisea

Design, Create & List NFTs
Design, Create & List NFTs

3.14 Radiant Capital

Deposit & Borrow
Deposit & Borrow

4. Temporary Event

We already saw a successful action in collaboration with GALXE. Users were able to get NFTs on the Optimism network. Follow them on Twitter in case of other drops.

4.1. The Stargator ONFT Bridge Campaign

  • Galxe Stargator Soldier & Galxe Stargator Warrior
Galxe Stargators Bridge
Galxe Stargators Bridge

However, if you managed to catch on to this one we can make the bridge of our NFT there, which may also be included πŸ‘€

Galxe Stargators Bridge
Galxe Stargators Bridge

Select the available NFT on network (in the picture Optimism> Arbitrum) and use Bridge between networks βœ…

C. Conclusion

Layer Zero is intended to be a base layer for multi-chain applications that will allow inter-chain communication and revolutionize bridges as we know them today.
Plenty of projects are interested by the tech behind LayerZero Labs & we can interact with several platforms on Testnet & Mainnet.

If you have time and the resources, interacting with the platforms above can enhance your chance to be eligible for the $ZRO airdrop. If curious, their code is available here.

Moreover, some of the platforms listed above don’t even have a token yet. It may be possible to kill two birds with one stone by interacting with the projects above.

As usual, before investing or using platforms on Mainnet, please DYOR.
You can loose your money while interacting wrongly with a platform (e.g. Rage Trade).

Never use money you can’t afford to lose to hunt an airdrop and don’t spend your bag on fee while bridging on every platform using the LayerZero technology.

More projects will be using the technology and will release their Testnet & Mainnet.
Keep an eye on them or simple join us on Twitter or Discord to be alerted.

Note:

If you like NFTs speculation, probably good to mention that the co-founder & CEO of LayerZero Labs, Bryan Pellegrino is showing a Gh0stly Gh0sts as PFP (Blur, Opensea).

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