Arbitrum Nova

Leverage Blast API for a faster development on Arbitrum Nova

Blast provides high-performance APIs for Arbitrum Nova, a network that is tailored to facilitate dApps with high throughput, particularly those centered around gaming.

Benefits of Arbitrum Nova

About Arbitrum Nova

Arbitrum Nova stands as a compelling Layer 2 solution within the Arbitrum ecosystem, designed for high-performance blockchain applications. Unlike Arbitrum One, Arbitrum Nova embraces the mostly trustless AnyTrust protocol.
This unique approach introduces a mild trust assumption via a data availability committee (DAC), expediting data processing and enabling heightened performance and affordability. While Arbitrum One prioritizes pure trustlessness, Arbitrum Nova excels in scenarios demanding enhanced transaction throughput without sacrificing essential decentralization.

Arbitrum Nova harnesses the power of the Nitro technology stack, renowned for its efficiency and cost-effectiveness. Nitro offers advanced calldata compression, separate contexts for common execution and fault proving, Ethereum L1 gas compatibility, and more.

Arbitrum Nova's focus on performance, affordability, and flexibility in trust assumptions opens doors for developers to explore innovative blockchain applications. By understanding its distinct characteristics and technology stacks, developers can make informed choices that align with their project requirements and objectives.

Free Public API for Arbitrum Nova

Arbitrum Nova Mainnet

With the Arbitrum Nova chain running live on mainnet, Arbitrum can support just about every blockchain use case. Nova will be the solution of choice for gaming and social applications, whereas Arbitrum One will continue to be the home for DeFi and many NFT projects.

Public RPC Endpoint

Public WSS Endpoint





Returns the number of the most recent block

eth_blockNumber response

Returns the number of the most recent block


An integer value of the current block number the client is on


curl -X POST \
-H 'Content-Type: application/json' \
-d '{"jsonrpc":"2.0","id":0,"method":"eth_blockNumber"}'
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Blast Features for Arbitrum Nova Developers

Core API

Blast custom APIs offer optimized throughput and reduced latency for transactions on Arbitrum Nova and enable access to real-time data, transaction history and network status.

Included with all plans

Archive Nodes

These nodes retain all historical transaction information on the Arbitrum Nova blockchain from the genesis block to the present, enabling users to query and retrieve any past information. The Archive Nodes feature is enabled starting with the Developer plan.

Included with Developer, Startup, Enterprise & Pay As You Go plans

Debug API

The Debug API gives Arbitrum Nova developers access to several non-standard RPC methods, which will allow them to inspect, debug and set certain debugging flags during runtime. Debug API is enabled starting with the Developer plan.

Included with Developer, Startup, Enterprise & Pay As You Go plans

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Arbitrum Stylus?

Arbitrum Stylus represents an innovative development environment enabling the creation of smart contracts on the Ethereum blockchain with widely-used programming languages such as Rust, C, and C++. This marks a notable departure from the conventional method, which predominantly depends on the Solidity programming language.

What are some use cases for Arbitrum Nova?

Given its high throughput and low costs, Arbitrum's enhanced scalability can help with deploying a wide range of dApps such as DeFi Projects, NFTs, Gaming Projects and dApps using Cross-chain Connected Contracts.

How can I start building on Arbitrum Nova using Blast?

Just go to Launch App, connect your wallet and get direct access to dedicated endpoints that you can organize into projects depending on your development needs.

Where do I get support if my Blast APIs are not working on Arbitrum Nova?

The Bware Labs team is available 24/7 via Discord for support! Just join our server and write down your questions in the Technical Support channel.

How much does it cost to use Blast APIs for Arbitrum Nova?

No matter if you're just starting in blockchain development or your dApp is readying for Mainnet, the Blast Pricing Plans are designed to cater to your project's necessities in a cost-sensitive manner. Check out more details or contact us on our pricing page.

Blast Resources for Arbitrum Nova Developers

Getting started with developing on Arbitrum Nova by using Blast APIs is straightforward. You can follow the instructions in our documentation to set up your development environment and start building.

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