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📃 How To

Instructions on how to mint Chainlings.
At a high level, this is how to mint a Chainling from start to finish with no prior wallet or crypto. IMPORTANT: If unfamiliar, read the instructions entirely. Seek help if needed.
  1. 1.
    Create a crypto wallet (like metamask), if you don't already have one
  2. 2.
    Buy 🔺AVAX from an exchange (like coinbase or kraken)
  3. 3.
    Send 🔺 AVAX to your wallet
  4. 4.
    Visit our website and connect wallet to minter
  5. 5.
    Charm (mint) a Chainling (spends 🔺 AVAX)
  6. 6.
    Celebrate your Chainling, you Charmer, you!

Now for the details:

  1. 1.
    1. 1.
      IMPORTANT: You must have an Avalanche compatible wallet, such as metamask
  2. 2.
    Depending on which exchange you buy 🔺 AVAX, instructions will vary:
    1. 1.
      ​Buying on Coinbase​
    2. 2.
      ​Buying on Kraken​
    3. 3.
      Protip: Use Kraken Pro or Coinbase Pro to save on fees.
  3. 3.
    Depending on where you bought 🔺AVAX, instructions will vary:
    1. 3.
      IMPORTANT: Follow the instructions carefully, transactions are final and if you lose your crypto it can not be retrieved; we recommend sending a small amount to test it out first
  4. 4.
    Visit http://www.chainlings.com and find 'Mint'
    1. 1.
      If minter is open and not sold out yet, you can mint a Chainling
    2. 2.
      Once on the minter, click the 'connect' button
    3. 3.
      Once your wallet is connected, you should see your 🔺AVAX balance
  5. 5.
    Follow the instructions to mint your Chainling NFT
    1. 1.
      Includes: Clicking 'Charm' to spend 🔺AVAX and mint a Chainling
  6. 6.
    Shortly, you should receive a message from your wallet confirming a successful transaction.
    1. 1.
      Pop some champagne (or juice) in celebration
    2. 2.
      You can use our NFT viewer on our site to check our your Chainling
    3. 3.
      ​You can add it manually via Metamask (if thats the wallet you used)
    4. 4.
      Congrats!
While these are some general instructions on how to Charm your Chainling, always DYOR as there are many wallets, ways to buy/send crypto, and it can get confusing. If questions, get help.
Never give out your passwords or keys, our team will never ask for them - and no one else should either!