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Illuvium Staking – Tracking Daily Reward Trends

10 Sep 2021 6 minute read 2 comments Deraji

If you’re staking with Illuvium, you predominately care most about the number of ILV received.  Most likely, you were drawn to this blockchain gaming, play-to-earn project for two reasons; the promise of creating the first AAA-grade game in a sea of...

Your New Illuvinati - Illuvium DAO Election Analysis September 2021

8 Sep 2021 6 minute read 1 comment Deraji

This weekend, the Illuvium DAO selected their five member governing council, the Illuvinati council.  Since staking has really ramped up in the past three months, this was the first election for many, myself included, in the DAO.  Today, I’ll cover t...

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...

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...

Illuvium Trailer + Launch Delay? No problem

1 Sep 2021 5 minute read 2 comments Deraji

As you may have seen, Kieran Warwick announced this past Sunday (8/29/2021) to the Illuvium Discord that the release of the gameplay trailer and open beta of the main game are officially delayed.  The trailer, slated to be released about now, has bee...

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...

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...

Turning down the ILV Staking Hopium. Deraji’s Illuvium Staking Calculator Version 1.21 - Minor update with major impact

28 Aug 2021 2 minute read 10 comments Deraji

Hi all.  I have another quick update today with major impact.  Thanks to Xaster’s Illuvium blockchain data, I applied a new factor for our estimates - pool volume increase over time.  This is an absolutely critical value, as staking rewards are fixed...

Deraji’s Illuvium ILV Staking Calculator - Major Updates & New Features

28 Aug 2021 7 minute read 4 comments Deraji

UPDATED 8/28/2021 - Adjusted scenarios to reflect more realistic pool growth rates.  See post here for more details. What’s new in version 1.2? Impermanent Loss tab!  Calculate the impact of impermanent loss on your SLP investment.  Includes estimat...

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...