How to Buy Axie Infinity Shards (AXS)


Have you already fallen for an adorable yet fearsome Axie creature that is ready for battle? Now may be the time to buy Axie Infinity Shards and dive further into the Axie Infinity game.

Axie Infinity is a turn-based card game built on Ethereum that allows players to breed, raise, battle and trade Axie creatures. Players that own Axies and Axie Infinity’s native token, AXS, can also have a voice in the future development of the Axie Infinity experience. 

Still learning about Axies and all the Axie Infinity world has to offer? Be sure to read Kraken’s ‘What is Axie Infinity?’ guide and learn all the details of the Axie Infinity ecosystem.

Add AXS to your portfolio to keep breeding and battling unique Axies in the Axie Infinity game. 


Ready to buy AXS?

If you just want to start trading and buying AXS right away, click the button below to begin.

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Why buy Axie Infinity Shards (AXS)?

AXS plays a critical role in  the Axie Infinity game both today and in its continuing development in the future.

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You may want to consider buying AXS if you want to:

  • Have a voice in the future development of the Axie Infinity experience, adoption and functionality
  • Pay to breed new Axies
  • Complete marketplace transactions using AXS in the future
  • Be eligible to participate in certain sales or auctions
  • Invest in the future of decentralized games built on Ethereum 
  • Stake AXS tokens to receive additional rewards
  • Diversify your portfolio


Where can I buy AXS?

There are a number of ways to buy AXS. However, many find that it is easiest to purchase AXS through a trusted global exchange like Kraken. 

Kraken is consistently rated one of the most secure and trusted crypto exchanges in the world, and offers some of the lowest fees in the industry. 

At Kraken, we take security seriously, with battle-tested technology and rigorous procedures designed to safeguard funds. We don’t cut corners when it comes to security, and neither should you.


How much AXS can I buy?

Kraken offers a minimum order size of 2 AXS. However, Kraken’s deep liquidity can help you get the best market price if you are interested in making a larger investment in Axie Infinity Shards. 

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How to buy Axie Infinity Shards (AXS)

Follow the steps below to start buying AXS on Kraken: 

  1. Create Your Free Kraken account. 
    Enter an email address, username and a strong password to protect your account.

  2. Connect your funding method.  
    Connect your card or bank account to fund your account and buy AXS after Kraken verifies your information. Read about our verification processes here.

  3. Purchase AXS!
    Once your account is funded with cash, you’re ready to buy AXS. You’ll also get access to our advanced charting tools, 24-hour global client support and margin* and futures trading**. All of these features are why millions of global traders love Kraken.

*Availability of margin trading services is subject to certain limitations and eligibility criteria.

**Trading futures, derivatives and other instruments using leverage involves an element of risk and may not be suitable for everyone. Read Kraken’s risk disclosure to learn more.



Instantly buy AXS with a credit card on the Kraken app

Download the official Kraken app, where crypto beginners and experienced traders alike can conveniently buy or sell Axie Infinity Shards anywhere, anytime. Instantly buy AXS with a credit card, debit card or bank account while staying up to date on your favorite crypto projects.

Bank account only available to US residents. Credit card purchases available in select countries here.

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Where to keep your AXS?

Once you buy Axie Infinity Shards, your tokens will be held securely on the Kraken platform. 

Kraken has established itself as one of the most secure and reputable crypto exchanges in the world. However, clients that choose to self-custody their crypto have the option to withdraw their AXS tokens to their own hardware or software wallet. 

Because Axie Infinity is a platform built on top of Ethereum, AXS can also be stored in an Ethereum wallet.


Kraken is not a wallet service

It is important to note that Kraken is an exchange service and not a wallet service. So while we allow our clients to hold Axie Infinity Shards in their accounts, we highly encourage you to separate your AXS coin holdings into multiple wallets. 

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Start buying Axie Infinity Shards (AXS)

Ready to take the next step in your domination of the Axie Infinity ecosystem? Buy AXS on Kraken today!