Polkadot Protocol Info

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In this section, you'll find key specifics related to Polkadot, including staking, bonding, slashing risk, rewards distribution, and more:

Minimum Staking AmountTo join a nomination pool and earn staking rewards, the minimum contribution required is 1 DOT.
Warmup Time1 day
Unbonding Time28 days
Slashing RiskPolkadot uses slashing to discourage improper validator behavior. When you stake by nominating a validator, some of your staked tokens may be at risk of forfeit.
Staking Rewards DistributionPolkadot staking rewards can be claimed every 24 hours and are paid out at the end of each era.

Delegators receive their share of rewards from inflation and transaction fees after fees (fixed fee & variable fee) have been deducted based on their stake within the validator's pool.
Staking Rewards CompoundPolkadot staking rewards are compounded automatically.
Inflation RateThe Polkadot network inflation rate is approximately 10% per year.

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