Kiln docs

Cosmos (ATOM)


Staking mechanics

Stake activation time
Stake lock-up time
21 days
Re-delegating activation time
Rewards frequency
First rewards: next block once stake is active (0-7 seconds). Rewards frequency: every block (7 seconds). Last rewards: last rewards earned before unstaking.
Active set
Yes (175 validators, list here)
Yes, delegators' staked tokens can be slashed.
Relationship between validator stake balance and rewards
Linear. The more stake balance there is on the validator, the more rewards it will earn.

Staking workflow

What is the staking process?
ATOMs are changed to validator shares of the validator you delegate to.
Do funds move out to another wallet?
Staked ATOM are not part of the balance anymore, but they don’t go to another address.
Can I keep staking/unstaking from/to the same wallet?
Yes, you can increase the staked amount or unstake part of it at anytime.
Can I select how much of my wallet balance I want to stake?
Yes, you select the amount of tokens you want to stake to earn rewards.
Can I unstake part of the staked balance?
Yes, you can select the amount of tokens you want to unstake (this takes 21 days).
How is my balance computed at block N for the rewards distribution?
The balance computed at block N for the rewards distribution is the balance at block N.
How can I get testnet tokens?
You can request some here.