Unlock the potential of Shiden using Blast API

Blast offers high performance APIs for the Shiden network, a blockchain project boasting compatibility with the Ethereum Virtual Machine.

Benefits of Shiden

About Shiden

Shiden, part of the Kusama Network, is a groundbreaking blockchain poised to redefine decentralized applications (dApps) and smart contracts. It operates as a sister network to Astar, boasting compatibility with the Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM) - a game-changing feature that empowers developers to seamlessly migrate their Ethereum dApps to the Shiden network.

As a multi-chain smart contract dApp hub, Shiden supports multiple blockchains and virtual machines, creating a dynamic ecosystem for developers to explore the full potential of blockchain technology. Shibuya, Shiden's testnet, closely mirrors its mainnet, providing a safe environment for developers to test and refine their dApps before deployment. This meticulous approach ensures a smooth transition, reinforcing Shiden's reputation for stability and reliability.

Shiden's rigorous testing process, coupled with its native token $SDN, underscores its commitment to security and utility. Shiden is not just a blockchain; it is a catalyst for innovation, poised to shape the future of decentralized applications and lead the blockchain industry toward new horizons.

Free Public API for Shiden

Shiden Mainnet

Shiden Mainnet is the core blockchain of the Shiden network, operating within the Kusama ecosystem. It offers a secure and versatile platform for decentralized applications, with Ethereum compatibility and robust features.

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 Shiden Developers

Core API

Blast custom APIs offer optimized throughput and reduced latency for transactions on Shiden 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 Shiden 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 Shiden, 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 Shiden developers access to several non-standard RPC methods, which will allow 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 Shiden and what is it used for?

Shiden, constructed on the Kusama Network, serves as the “sister network“ to Astar. It operates as a versatile multi-chain smart contract dApp hub that accommodates various blockchains and virtual machines.

What is supported by the Shiden network?

Shiden supports Ethereum Virtual Machine, WebAssembly, and Layer2 solutions from day one. The platform supports various applications like DeFi, NFTs and more.

How can I use Blast on Shiden?

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 Shiden?

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 Shiden network?

Blast offers free public APIs and a free plan for dedicated accounts to get you started. For detailed pricing you can take a look on our pricing page.