Conquer cross-chain interoperability with Blast API

Blast unlocks the power of Moonbeam, by providing a comprehensive suite of blockchain infrastructure solutions. Developers can leverage Blast's dedicated and public API endpoints, and scale dApps, harnessing the full potential of this innovative parachain.

Benefits of Moonbeam

About Moonbeam

Moonbeam is a blockchain platform that plays a significant role in the Polkadot ecosystem, offering features and capabilities primarily focused on interoperability and Ethereum compatibility. As a specialized parachain on the Polkadot network, Moonbeam enables seamless interaction between the Ethereum and Polkadot ecosystems.

The network's Ethereum compatibility is achieved through a full Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM) implementation, allowing it to mirror Ethereum's environment. Developers can deploy smart contracts and dApps written in Solidity or Vyper directly on Moonbeam with minimal changes. This compatibility significantly reduces the barriers for Ethereum developers to deploy on the Polkadot ecosystem, as they can utilize familiar tools and integrations, such as MetaMask, Truffle, and Waffle.

Unlike other blockchains where different address formats can create complexity, Moonbeam uses a unified account format that is compatible with Ethereum. This means that users and developers can manage their accounts using Ethereum-style addresses and private keys, simplifying the user experience and making the platform more accessible.

As a parachain in the Polkadot network, Moonbeam benefits from Polkadot's shared security model and is able to communicate with other blockchains within the network through Polkadot's cross-consensus messaging format (XCM). This interoperability extends the capabilities of Moonbeam, allowing for the transfer of tokens, assets, and data across different blockchains.

Moonbeam also focuses on providing a robust platform for decentralized finance (DeFi) applications. With its EVM compatibility and cross-chain features, it is well-positioned to host a variety of DeFi projects that can benefit from shared liquidity and a wider user base. The platform's ability to interact with other parachains on Polkadot allows for innovative financial products and services that leverage the strengths of multiple blockchains.

In terms of governance, Moonbeam adopts a decentralized approach, allowing token holders to participate in decision-making processes. This includes voting on network upgrades and changes, ensuring that the platform evolves in a way that aligns with the interests of its community.

Get started now with Blast's Free Public API and deploy your Moonbeam projects easily!

Moonbeam Mainnet

Moonbeam Mainnet is the fully developed and deployed blockchain protocol where transactions are being broadcasted, verified, and recorded on a distributed ledger technology.

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 Moonbeam Developers

Archive Nodes

These nodes retain all historical transaction information on the Moonbeam 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

Trace API

This API provides detailed information about specific transactions on Moonbeam, including their origins, destinations, intermediate steps, and associated data. Trace API is enabled starting with the Developer plan.

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

Debug API

The Debug API gives Moonbeam 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

Pay in Crypto

Blast accepts on-chain payments via MetaMask and WalletConnect. Available to pay in FRAX for plan upgrades, plan renewals or marketplace purchases.

Included with all plans

Frequently Asked Questions

Why build on Moonbeam?

Moonbeam's compatibility with Ethereum and Polkadot unlocks a vast ecosystem of resources and enables seamless integration with existing dApps. Whether you seek to leverage the specialized functionalities of multiple chains or simply deploy natively on Moonbeam, this platform provides the agility and scalability to propel your project to new heights.

What projects can be built on the Moonbeam network?

The Moonbeam network offers a versatile and scalable platform for building and 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 Moonbeam 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 can I find resources to start building on Moonbeam?

Getting started with developing on Moonbeam by using Blast APIs is straightforward. You can follow the instructions in our documentation.

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

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.

Blast Resources for Moonbeam Developers

Getting started with developing on Moonbeam 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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