Matic Gas Token

Polygon Network ⛽

MATIC token is the native token of Polygon. This is similar to Ether in Ethereum. To interact with Polygon, MATIC tokens are required to pay as gas fees.

  • On the Polygon chain, the Matic tokens works as native token. This means that a user can pay gas with MATIC as well as send MATIC to other accounts same way as they use ETH to pay gas fees on Ethereum and send ETH to others.
  • This is an example script to send MATIC tokens from one account to another on the Polygon chain.

Getting the Matic token is really easy. You can deposit MATIC token from Goerli to Mumbai using the plasma or PoS contracts deployed on Goerli.

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