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Illuvium XYZ Flash Pool - It isn't for you. Or is it?

25 Aug 2021 5 minute read 0 comments Deraji

So, you’re excited that there's a new way to earn 300%+ APY on Illuvium, letting you stake the XYZ token to earn ILV?  Should you jump in?  Today, you can ask your “not financial” advisor if ILV Flash Pools are right for you! TL:DR:  If you already h...

Illuvium Staking Calculator Version 1.3 - What’s new and how to use it!

6 Sep 2021 11 minute read 3 comments Deraji

Disclaimer - my staking calculator is for entertainment and educational purposes only and is not financial advice.  Do your own research prior to investing. I recently updated my staking calculator with strong collaboration and credit going to Lelahe...

What the #$*&! Is Impermanent Loss, and Why Do I Care? Illuvium Edition - Part 2: Why Would Anyone Ever Pool?

30 Aug 2021 5 minute read 0 comments Deraji

Welcome back!  In part 1, we discussed the idea of DeFi exchanges and Automated market making (AMM) compared to centralized exchanges, and introduced the big, scary, confusing risk known as impermanent loss.  I shared why it’s a stupid name, and why...

Illuvium State of Staking - April 2022

17 Apr 2022 1 minute read 3 comments Deraji

Happy April and Happy Staking V2 everyone!  After the long wait, staking is back to normal and improved, both in the interface and transaction fees.  Today, I’ll take a quick look at where staking stands post V2, and my other token observations as we...

Illuvium DAO election - Deraji for Council!

25 Nov 2021 8 minute read 0 comments Deraji

Hey readers!  I’d officially like to announce that I will be running for Illuvium governance council in the upcoming Illuvinati election, which will be held from December 5-7 (12 am UTC).  Please check out my post on the election and voting process h...

Illuvium DAO March 2022 Election Results

14 Mar 2022 3 minute read 0 comments Deraji

Over the past three days, the Illuvium DAO held their quarterly election of their leadership, the Illuvinati council.  Here’s my summary of the results and a call to action for the community (and leadership).  For the complete data, feel free to chec...

Upcoming Illuvium DAO election - VOTE December 5-7!

25 Nov 2021 4 minute read 0 comments Deraji

It’s that time again!  From December 5 through December 7 (12 AM UTC), all staked holders of Illuvium have the opportunity to elect their DAO governance council, the Illuvinati.  Today, I’ll share how the election works, some brief review of past ele...

Illuvium sILV2 - Don’t Get Sandwiched!

7 Mar 2022 3 minute read 0 comments Deraji

In my past several articles, I’ve highlighted the issuance of the new Illuvium gift card, sILV2.  Here, I want to give a quick warning to another issue with trading this new token in the Uniswap pool, sandwich attacks. What is a sandwich attack? Due...

Illuvium Unannounced APY Update Oct 12, 2021

13 Oct 2021 5 minute read 0 comments Deraji

Today, between 12:00 PM and 4:00 PM UTC, an update to the APY calculation was rolled out to the Illuvium staking dashboard for both core pools.  Due to this update, the listed APY dropped from about 490% to 392% in the SLP, and 62% to 50% in the ILV...

Illuvium LINK Flash Pool Analysis - Part 2: Assessment & Recommendations

31 Oct 2021 9 minute read 0 comments Deraji

Today, I’ll review the outcomes of the Illuvium LINK flash pool, with statistics on the pool, as well as my assessment of the pool’s impact, and recommendations to potentially improve future flash pools, should they be approved by the Illuvinati coun...