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Introduction to staking on Coinbase Prime

The following assets can be staked on Coinbase Prime: This includes: Solana (SOL), Tezos (XTZ), Polkadot (DOT), Cosmos (ATOM), Celo (CGLD), Ethereum (ETH), Polygon (MATIC), Kusama (KSM), and Near protocol (NEAR).

You'll stake assets to a Coinbase Custody public validator, a Coinbase Cloud public validator, or to a Coinbase Cloud dedicated validator. Some assets require you to delegate to specific validators when staking on Coinbase Prime.

Expand each section below to view details about available validator type by asset, staking topics and actions, asset specific guides, and additional resources.

Note: You can stake other assets outside of Coinbase Prime using Coinbase Cloud services. View the related articles and resources at the bottom of this article to learn more about Coinbase Cloud services and the differences between validator types. Contact your Account Manager if you’re interested in setting up a private validator.

Review the table below to determine what type of validator you can delegate to by asset:

Asset

Coinbase Custody public validator

Coinbase Cloud public validator

Coinbase Cloud dedicated validator

Solana (SOL)

No

Yes

Yes

Tezos (XTZ)

Yes

No

No

Polkadot (DOT)

No

Yes

Yes

Cosmos (ATOM)

Yes

No

Yes

Celo (CGLD)

No

Yes

Yes

Polygon (MATIC)

No

Yes

No

Ethereum (ETH)

See ETH guide in the additional staking resources section

See ETH guide

See ETH guide

Kusama (KSM)

No

No

No

Near protocol (NEAR)

No

Yes

Yes

Related articles and resources:

Learn more about the differences between private vs. public validators.

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