ZetaChain ($ZETA) Token Airdrop Guide: LIVE NOW!

ZetaChain ($ZETA) is one of the top airdrop prospects to look out for in 2023, according to CoinGecko. Its testnet is live and users of the protocol can potentially qualify for one of the biggest airdrops this year. In this article, we will explain what ZetaChain is and what you can do to position yourself for the $ZETA airdrop.

Use our invite link to sign up with their testnet (we each get 5,000 ZETA Points)!

ZetaChain ($ZETA) Airdrop Step-by-Step Guide

ZetaChain hinted at several ways you could get a token airdrop. Here’s how to get a potential $ZETA airdrop:

  1. Sign In ZetaChain Testnet with Twitter.
  2. Connect Your MetaMask Wallet.
  3. Request Testnet ZETA.
  4. Swap tokens.
  5. Refer to Friends with Invite Link.
  6. Claim the Zeta Supporter Discord role in the ZetaChain Guild.
  7. Complete an Omnichain ZETA-USDT swap.
  8. Claim the ZETA Beta Tester role.
  9. Complete swaps on the Galxe campaign.
  10. Claim the ZETA Assimilated role.

See below for more details.

What is ZetaChain?

ZetaChain is a layer-1 blockchain that has built-in connectivity to all blockchains and their applications. It is also a smart contract platform that can manage assets, data, and liquidity on any chain, even non-smart contract chains such as Bitcoin and Dogecoin. The project has recently announced its US$27 million funding round by Blockchain.com, Human Capital and others to accelerate their goal to offer the first public EVM-compatible L1 blockchain.

The project is still in the testing phase, but it has a lot of potential for the future. One of its main benefits is that it enables omnichain decentralized applications (odApps), which are able to access and use information and liquidity from multiple blockchains simultaneously.

To make things even easier, ZetaChain has created a special app called the ZetaChain Swap App. This app allows users to transfer assets between any connected blockchain without having to go through a complicated process of wrapping or locking tokens. Instead, users can complete the transaction in just one step.

Does ZetaChain have a Token?

Yes, ZetaChain confirmed in its whitepaper that there will be a $ZETA token. The token will be used for paying gas fees, securing the proof-of-stake blockchain, and enabling cross-chain transfers, swaps, and messaging.

Additionally, $ZETA will be issued natively across multiple layers and chains. As of now, ZetaChain has not yet published its tokenomics nor officially announced an airdrop. But its testnet is incentivized, which generally indicates an airdrop for its users. People have also noticed that ZetaChain now has a page on CoinMarketCap, is this a hint that the $ZETA token is launching soon?

How to Receive Potential $ZETA Airdrop?

The best chance to receive a potential $ZETA airdrop is to interact with their incentivized testnets. You can accrue ZETA points by completing various tasks, and these points will most likely translate to airdrop rewards once the token is launched. Here’s a step-by-step guide.

  1. Sign In ZetaChain Testnet with Twitter

    Use our invite link to sign up with their ZetaLabs testnet (we each get 5,000 ZETA Points!). After signing in, you will need to verify your account on Twitter.

  2. Connect Your MetaMask Wallet

    After verifying your Twitter, it will redirect you to labs.zetachain.com/swap. Connect your MetaMask and switch the Network to Goerli.

  3. Request Testnet ZETA

    Go to labs.zetachain.com/get-zeta and request some ZETA for ZetaLabs transactions. You will receive 2 ZETA and some gas assets on the Goerli, Polygon Mumbai, and BSC Testnet so you can start testing on different chains. You can only request once a day, and we recommend doing this every day.

    You can also request from ZetaChain’s faucet on their Discord channel.

  4. Swap tokens

    On labs.zetachain.com/get-zeta, swap tokens between the Goerli, BSC Testnet, Polygon Mumbai and Bitcoin Testnet networks. Do a swap once every 7 days and get 7,000 points per week! Also, as this is only testnet, it is free to participate!

  5. Refer Your Friends with Invite Link

    Click ‘Earn ZETA Points’ at the top-middle of the screen to access your referral link, which you can automatically share on Twitter or copy manually.

    For each person you invite, you’ll earn 5,000 ZETA Points, and for each weekly transaction they do, you’ll get 1,750 additional points.

  6. Claim the Zeta Supporter Discord role in the ZetaChain Guild

    Go to the ZetaChain Guild platform. The first task is to claim the Zeta Supporter Discord role. You will need to complete tasks such as getting verified on Discord and following their Twitter.

  7. Complete an Omnichain ZETA-USDT swap

    Go to the Swap page on Zetachain. Connect your Twitter and Metamask (make sure you are on the Goerli Test Network). Request testnet $ZETA tokens (you can also request testnet tokens on their Discord). Then switch to Polygon Mumbai Testnet (add network using Chainlist) and swap 3 $ZETA from Polygon Mumbai Testnet to Goerli Test Network. Finally, click “Claim” to mint your NFT.

  8. Claim the ZETA Beta Tester role

    Connect your Twitter and Metamask to https://guild.xyz/zetachain and claim the ZETA Beta Tester role.

  9. Complete swaps on the Galxe campaign

    Complete the same steps as above, but swap Goerli ETH ($gETH) to $ZETA, BTC for any DeFi asset on any chain or MATIC for ZETA using any two chains. Note you will only need to complete 1 of the 4 swaps mentioned in Steps 6 and 8 to claim

  10. Claim the ZETA Assimilated role

    Participate in either ZETA Assimilated 101 or ZETA Assimilated 201 Galxe campaign.

  11. Get a ZETA domain

    Go to https://dotzeta.me/ and enter your desired domain name.

  12. Complete token swaps on Eddy

    Go to https://app.eddy.finance/. Then, go to Zetaswap and swap between $ZETA and any other token.

  13. Mint NFTs on Dripverse

    Login to https://dripverse.org/. Go to “Build” on the top of the screen and “Mint NFT”. Complete the form and click “Submit”.

  14. Swap tokens on Aceswap

    Connect your wallet to https://aceswap.io/. Swap $ZETA to $ACE and vice versa. Optional: Complete tasks on https://app.questn.com/aceswap

  15. Send tokens to ZetaChain Safe

    Go to https://safe.zetachain.com/welcome and follow the steps to create a new account. Send $ZETA to your safe account.

Airdrop Review

When reviewing an airdrop, there are several factors to consider. First, the likelihood the project will even do an airdrop in the first place. Then, to look at how many tokens the project intends to allocate towards airdrop campaigns, as well as the difficulty in participating in their airdrop. It is also important to look at the utility of the token so that there will be an actual use and purpose in participating in the airdrop in the first place. Finally, a factor to consider when reviewing an airdrop is whether the airdropped tokens are subject to any lockup period.

Likelihood of Airdrop: ZetaChain has not officially announced an airdrop, but its testnet is in the incentivized phase, which means an airdrop is very likely.

Airdropped Token Allocation: Details of their tokenomics are not yet available.

Airdrop Difficulty: The tasks are very simple to complete. All you have to do is make swaps on the ZetaLabs testnet, share your referral link, and complete Guild tasks for a Discord role.

Token Utility: $ZETA will be used for paying gas fees, securing the proof-of-stake blockchain, and enabling cross-chain transfers, swaps, and messaging.

Token Lockup: Details of their tokenomics are not yet available.

Likelihood of Airdrop
Airdropped Token Allocation
Airdrop Difficulty
Token Utility
Token Lockup
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Ronal Thapa
Ronal is a Senior China Blockchain Correspondant who has been covering the Chinese blockchain industry since its inception. He has written extensively on the subject, and his work has been featured in some of the world’s leading publications. Ronal is an expert on the Chinese blockchain market and has a deep understanding of the technology and its potential applications.
zetachain-zeta-token-airdropZetaChain's incentivized testnet phase suggests a likely airdrop, although tokenomics details are yet to be disclosed. Completing simple tasks such as testnet swaps and sharing referral links can earn participants an airdrop, with $ZETA's utility extending to gas fees, securing the blockchain, and cross-chain transfers. Token lockup details are currently unknown.