Embarking on a Journey through the Gnosis Chain Staking Universe

June 12, 2023
Armagan Ercan

Staking has become a popular way to engage with decentralized networks while earning passive income. If you're interested in staking within the Gnosis ecosystem, you're in for a treat! In this blog post, we'll take you on a journey through the staking universe of Gnosis. We'll explore a range of tools, programs, and captivating campaigns that can enhance your staking experience.

Let's kick off our exploration by discovering user-friendly tools designed specifically for home stakers. These tools make staking on Gnosis a breeze. Here are notable options:


Dappnode is a simple platform for deploying and hosting dapps, P2P clients, and blockchain nodes. It provides a user-friendly way to set up and configure nodes with a few of clicks.

There are two ways to use Dappnode:

* Purchase one of their pre-installed Dappnode servers.
* Install Dappnode on any compatible hardware or a VPS.


eth-docker is a docker automation project for Ethereum consensus and execution clients. It aims to make running an Ethereum staking full node simpler than setting everything up manually, while providing users a variety of options for the client mix they wish to run.

eth-docker also allows users to set up Gnosis clients by answering simple dialog-based questions on terminal.


Stereum is a tool to manage the process of setting up & maintaining a Gnosis node with a heavy focus on self sovereignty & privacy, and flexibility. Stereum aims to be the most flexible way to leverage your Gnosis node for staking, data science, dApp hosting and development or your own personal use case(s). We hope to explore every hermit’s dream with you!

* Gnosis Chain Validator Workshop - How to run validators with Stereum
* Gnosis Ecosystem Wednesday with Stereum

Nethermind Sedge

A one-click setup tool for PoS network/chain validators, this includes support for Gnosis Chain mainnet and Chiado testnet. Sedge takes care of the entire on-premise full node setup based on the chosen client, using generated docker-compose scripts based on the desired configuration.


For those interested in participating in validation for Gnosis Chain, this website provides you with the several validation methods depending on your needs. Validate Gnosis provides step-by-step setup guides that walk you through the process of getting started.

Statistics, Analytics & Explorers

Knowledge is power, especially when it comes to staking. To empower Gnosis stakers, analytics platforms such as gnosisscan.io, gnosischa.in, d14n.info, and gnosispools.info provide valuable insights. These platforms offer real-time data and analytics, allowing stakers to monitor their staking performance, track rewards, and make well-informed decisions.


d14n.info is a real-time dashboard that measures decentralization of the Gnosis Chain and Ethereum networks. They use the Nakamoto Coefficient as the primary quantitative measure across multiple dimensions of the network.


Gnosischa.in is an open-source explorer that provides users with an easy and accessible way to explore Gnosis Chain. This explorer is designed to be user-friendly, making it accessible to non-technical users. In addition to gnosischa.in web-based explorer, they also offer an open-source mobile app for iOS and Android, providing users with the ability to monitor their validators on the go.


Gnosispools.info aggregate and monitor Gnosis validators belonging to well-known entities (exchanges, companies, pools, operators) in terms of online/offline and successful/missed block proposals. By making the information transparent, validators are held accountable.


Blockscout is an invaluable open-source tool for exploring, confirming, and inspecting transactions on Gnosis Chain. It supports multiple token standards, provides a full-featured API, and offers real-time transaction tracking.

Additionally, you can see your transactions, accounts, blocks, with these tools.

* Gnosisscan
* GnosisScan Node Tracker
* Gnosismetrics
* Stakingrewards
* Dune

Liquid Staking

Liquid staking providers allow anyone to stake without running the infrastructure themselves. It also gives stakers the opportunity to use their tokenized staked resources (sGNO & rGNO) for yield farming, borrowing or compounding while still protecting the protocol.

Learn more details about Stakewise and stake your GNO today!


In addition to the fantastic tools and staking methods, Gnosis offers captivating campaigns to reward and incentivize its staking community. One noteworthy campaign is GnosisVIP.

The GnosisVIP program improves decentralization of Gnosis Chain through various bounties and incentives that ensure the resilience and diversity of the validator network.

Browse GnosisVIP programs and get rewarded for contributing to a meaningful mission and a credibly neutral blockchain accessible to everyone.


As you embark on your Gnosis Chain staking journey, staying informed about the available tools, programs, and campaigns is essential. In this blog post, we've explored the vibrant world of Gnosis staking. Whether you're a novice or an experienced staker, there's something for everyone. Take a step forward, explore these offerings, and join the vibrant community of Gnosis stakers. Your journey awaits!

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