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Covalent is a hosted blockchain data solution providing access to historical and current onchain data for 200+ supported blockchains, including Arbitrum One, Nova and Orbit chains.

Covalent maintains a full replica of every supported blockchain, meaning you have access to:

  • Current and historical account balances
  • Full transaction histories
  • Every contract log event
  • All NFTs including assets and metadata

Use Covalent if you need:

  • Wallet, Transactions, NFT, DEX, Staking or core blockchain data (log events, blocks)
  • Normalized, aggregated and enhanced multichain data, well beyond what you get from RPC providers
  • Enterprise-grade performance

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The Covalent APIs enables developers to quickly and easily access structured onchain data. This means consistent response schemas regardless of the blockchain. Available APIs and corresponding use cases include:

Wallet API

  • Features: All token balances (ERC20, 721, 1155, native), token transfers and prices (spot & historical) for a wallet.
  • Use cases: Wallets, portfolio trackers, token gating, airdrop snapshots.


  • Features: Media assets, metadata, sales, owners, trait & attribute filters, thumbnails & previews.
  • Use cases: NFT galleries & marketplaces, real world asset (RWA) tracking, token gating.


  • Features: Positions, rewards, pool and token details for major DEX protocols.
  • Use cases: Analytics dashboards, leaderboards, reward calculators.

Cross-Chain Activity API

  • Features: Single API call to fetch a list of active chains and the latest transaction date on each for an address.
  • Use cases: App onboarding.

Transactions API

Security API

  • Features: NFT and ERC20 token allowances, including value-at-risk.
  • Use cases: Revoke features in wallets, security applications.

Blockchain API

  • Features: Block details, log events by contract address or topic hash, gas prices.
  • Use cases: Custom block explorers.

Developer Tools

There are 3 primary developer tools for using the APIs:

  1. Unified API - enterprise-grade endpoints to use with any programming language. Switch blockchains with one path parameter.

    curl -X GET \
    -H 'Content-Type: application/json' \
    -u YOUR_API_KEY:
  2. Client SDKs - official client libraries including TypeScript, Go and Python.

    TypeScript example:

    npm install @covalenthq/client-sdk


    yarn add @covalenthq/client-sdk
    import { CovalentClient } from "@covalenthq/client-sdk";

    (async () => {
    try {
    const client = new CovalentClient("YOUR_API_KEY");
    const transactions = client.TransactionService.getAllTransactionsForAddress("arbitrum-mainnet", "0xf977814e90da44bfa03b6295a0616a897441acec");

    for await (const tx of transactions) {
    console.log("tx", tx);
    } catch (error) {
  3. GoldRush Kit - beautifully designed React components for your dApp frontend GoldRush Component Example

Get started

  • API Key - sign up for free
  • Docs - comprehensive knowledge base for all things Covalent
  • Guides - learn how to build for various use cases and expand your onchain knowledge