How to Buy Moonriver (MOVR)


Seeking a way to access Ethereum dapps on the Kusama network? 

As one of a number of emerging parachains built on Kusama, Moonriver operates a blockchain environment that allows Ethereum-based smart contracts and applications to be more easily migrated to the Kusama ecosystem. Moonriver also offers a blockchain bridge to transfer tokens and data between other blockchains, such as Ethereum and Bitcoin. Additionally, Moonriver provides an oracle service that provides reliable, real-world data to the blockchain and can be used in developing smart contracts. 

Not sure yet why you’d want to buy MOVR? Feel free to read our ‘What is Moonriver?’ guide, which offers a more extensive breakdown of the project’s technology and vision.


Ready to buy MOVR?

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

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Why buy MOVR?

Holding MOVR, Moonriver’s native cryptocurrency, grants users the ability to vote on network upgrades.

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

  • Pay for transaction fees on the Moonriver network
  • Support the execution of smart contracts
  • Incentivize block production from collators
  • Diversify your long-term crypto investment strategy
  • Support the development of blockchains on Kusama


Where can I buy MOVR?

Even though there are a variety of ways to buy MOVR tokens, many find that it is easiest to purchase MOVR 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 MOVR can I buy?

Kraken offers a minimum order size of 0.3 MOVR. However, Kraken’s deep liquidity can help you get the best market price if you are interested in making a larger investment in Moonriver tokens.

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How to buy MOVR

Follow the steps below to start buying MOVR on Kraken: 

  1. Sign up for a Kraken account.
    Enter an email address, username and a strong password to protect your account.

  2. Verify your account. Provide your name, date of birth, country of residence, phone number and additional supporting documents verifying your identity to buy MOVR with cash (i.e. USD or EUR ). Read about our verification processes here.

  3. Deposit cash
    You can fund your account in a number of ways. How you do so will depend upon your location and preferences. 

  4. Purchase Moonriver (MOVR)!
    Once your account is funded with cash, you’re ready to purchase MOVR. At this point, you’ll also gain access to our advanced charting tools, 24-hour global client support and the ability to utilize features that help make the Kraken experience beloved by millions of global traders. 

Note: Trading MOVR is not available to residents of the USA, Canada, Australia and Japan at this time.


Instantly buy MOVR 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 Moonriver anywhere, anytime. Instantly buy MOVR 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 MOVR coins

Once you buy MOVR, the crypto token will be stored in your Kraken account. Moonriver is built on the Kusama blockchain so official KSM wallets will also enable you to keep your MOVR safe.


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 Moonriver in their accounts, we highly encourage you to separate your MOVR coin holdings into multiple wallets. 

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Start buying MOVR

Ready to take the next step towards using Ethereum dapps on Kusama? Click the button below to buy MOVR on Kraken today!