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Illuvium State of Staking February 2022

27 Feb 2022 5 minute read 3 comments Deraji

It’s been over a month since staking was paused in order to implement staking V2.  Here’s a quick overview of where Illuvium staking is at, and what to expect in the coming weeks.   Summary   Between unstaking and the staking pause, the past month h...

Illuvium LINK Flash Pool Update – Participants Beware

2 Oct 2021 3 minute read 1 comment Deraji

This is not financial advice and is for educational purposes only.  Please do your own research prior to participating in any investment product. A few days ago on September 29, 2021, the latest Illuvium Flash Pool opened, enabling participants to st...

The Ultimate FAQ: Illuvium SLP – Liquidity Pool Staking

14 Sep 2021 10 minute read 3 comments Deraji

Hanging out in the Illuvium Discord, I see the same questions constantly.  While it’s exciting to see people continually discover a project that I’m very passionate about, there’s a lot to learn, particularly if you’re new to yield farming.  Over the...

Staking Illuvium - How Often Should I Claim? "Pre-buying" ILV

16 Sep 2021 8 minute read 15 comments Deraji

One of the great debates in staking Illuvium is when should I claim or vest my rewards?  With Illuvium staking, rewards are earned continuously, but there are limitations on these rewards until they are claimed.  The benefits to claiming are: Eligib...

What the #&#! Is Impermanent Loss, and Why Do I Care? Part 3: Illuvium Staking Rewards & Impact of Divergence Loss

31 Aug 2021 9 minute read 2 comments Deraji

Welcome back.  Previously, we took a deep dive into the math of automated market making, liquidity pools, and how to think about divergence loss (DL) or as it is more commonly known (and poorly named), impermanent loss. (Part 1 here, Part 2 here) Tod...

APY Is Dumb - What really matters in staking with Illuvium?

5 Sep 2021 11 minute read 3 comments Deraji

Alright, so the title is a little dramatic.  Annual Percentage Yield (APY) is incredibly important to assess the value of any investment.  It is commonly used to give us a good way to compare opportunities in an apples-to-apples fashion, showing the...

Predicting an Uncertain Future - Updated Illuvium Staking Model

3 May 2022 1 minute read 0 comments Deraji

Today, I want to get more in depth with Illuvium staking, and ask the big question everyone who is yield farming Illuvium thinks about – how much ILV will I have in the future?  As you’ll see, this is a very complicated topic.  While I’m generally op...

Illuvium Land Sale Delay + Communication Feedback

13 Nov 2021 5 minute read 0 comments Deraji

This past week, we learned that the upcoming Illuvium land auction and launch of the Illuvium Zero mobile city builder game have been delayed, likely until early 2022.  Based on what had been originally shared from the development team, the community...

Staking Illuvium ILV - Part 3: Estimating Future Value (Examples updated for new data Aug 28, 2021)

23 Aug 2021 6 minute read 12 comments Deraji

UPDATED 8/28/2021 - These examples have been updated from their original release due to new data on pool growth over time.  Please refer to my more recent posts and updated calculator to understand the most recent analysis on the Illuvium staking poo...

Illuvium’s Discounted Gift Cards are Back - The FAQ on sILV2

6 Mar 2022 5 minute read 0 comments Deraji

With sILV2 coming back and the return of the Uniswap sILV2/ETH pool, there are a lot of questions.  Here, I’ll try to break down the most common questions to help as you evaluate everything sILV2! What is sILV2? sILV2 is an ERC-20 token from Illuvium...