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Get Ready for Free Crypto: 5 Upcoming Airdrops to Watch Out For!

A crypto airdrop is a promotional strategy used by cryptocurrency ventures to create awareness and stand out in the crowded market.

Increasing Awareness With Airdrops

If you're a cryptocurrency enthusiast, you may have heard of crypto airdrops. For those unfamiliar with the term, a crypto airdrop is a promotional strategy used by cryptocurrency ventures to create awareness and stand out in the crowded market. 

The concept involves sending a small amount of digital currency directly to users' wallets as a part of an initial offering or in exchange for promoting a brand. 

In this article, we'll explore five potential upcoming crypto airdrops you may want to watch. These airdrops are designed to target users of specific blockchain platforms and offer small amounts of newly minted cryptocurrency. 

So, let's dive in:

Scroll Airdrop:

As the demand for Ethereum scaling solutions increases, zero-knowledge rollups (ZK-rollups) may be one of the best performing sectors in 2023. Scroll network is one of the projects in this regard to keep an eye on. To take advantage of the potential Scroll token airdrop, be sure to interact with the recently launched Alpha Testnet. 

Here’s how you can do it:

1. You can add the L1 and L2 configurations to your wallet by visiting the Scroll Alpha Testnet portal. In order to proceed, you must remove the Pre-Alpha Testnet network from your MetaMask if you have added it before. Following that, re-set MetaMask for Scroll's L2.

2. Add the Goerli network via ChainList to your MetaMask. You can now request Goerli ETH in your wallet via any Goerli faucet such as Alchemy or Goerli PoW.
3. Now you can transfer test tokens from Goerli Testnet to the Scroll Alpha Testnet using Scroll Bridge. It is possible to bridge test tokens back to the Goerli Testnet while using Scroll Alpha Testnet.

4. You can also interact with Scroll ecosystem of projects to generate on-chain evidence that can qualify you for a possible airdrop.

Zetachain Airdrop:

According to CoinGecko, ZetaChain ($ZETA) is a key airdrop prospect in 2023. Interacting with their incentivized testnets is the best way to receive a potential $ZETA airdrop. You can follow this step-by-step guide.

1. Use this link to access the ZetaLabs Testnet. You will need to verify your Twitter account after signing in.

2. After verifying your Twitter, it will redirect you to Connect your MetaMask and switch the Network to Goerli.

3. Request some ZETA for ZetaLabs transactions at For testing on different chains, you will receive 2 ZETA and some gas assets on the Goerli, Polygon Mumbai, and BSC Testnets. A request can only be made once a day. It is also possible to request from ZetaChain's faucet on Discord.

4. Next you can swap assets between testnet chains by using the Swap app. Using this feature will earn you ZETA points.


5. Now you can also access a referral link by clicking 'Earn ZETA Points' at the top-middle of the screen to share it on Twitter or copy it manually. Each time you invite someone, you will earn 5,000 ZETA Points, and for every transaction they make, you will earn 1,750 points.

6. To get a ZetaChain role on their Discord, join their Zeta Guild and complete all tasks. 

7. Upon earning your Discord roles in the ZetaChain Guild, you will have access to their Galxe platform for minting NFTs. You will, however, need some ETH or other EVM tokens to cover gas fees. 

Shardeum Network Airdrop

Shardeum aims to be the next layer-1 blockchain with a dynamic state sharding method similar to NEAR Protocol. There is still time for early users to secure massive Shardeum $SHM token airdrop rewards, since the project is still in its early stages. Here is the process:

1. The first thing you need to do is add Shardeum to your Metamask wallet via Chainlist.

2. You will find detailed instructions on the official website about requesting test tokens SHM. Discord is another way to receive airdrop test tokens through #faucet-1.6 and #faucet-2.0.


3. You can use different projects on Shardeum on Testnet. According to Shardeum, the most important one is the interaction with the Swapped Finance project. You can also use ShardeumSwap, Spriyo NFT marketplace, ShardDeFi and Shardeum Disperse. Further, you can create your own NFT in Shardeum Liberty 1.6 and Shardeum Liberty 2.0, as well as leave comments on other collections.

4. You can join the bounty program on Crew3 and complete tasks. You can also leave your feedback on discord to increase your chances oF getting an airdrop.

Debank Airdrop

Debank provides data and analytics regarding decentralized lending protocols, stablecoins, margin trading platforms, and DEXs. DeBank does not have its own token, and it may create one in the future. It's also expected they will do an airdrop for early users if they launch a token. Here are a few steps you can follow:

  1. Access the DeBank dashboard here and connect your Wallet. You can now make a swap on the platform.
  2. Try minting a Web3 ID in the account settings. 

Please note that there is no guarantee that they will do an airdrop and launch their token. It’s only speculation.

zkSync Airdrop

zkSync is a ZK rollup, a trustless protocol that uses cryptographic validity proofs to provide scalable and low-cost Ethereum transactions.  Here is a step-by-step guide of obtaining a zkSync airdrop:

1. Go to the zkSync Era mainnet bridge and connect your Ethereum wallet.

2. Bridge ETH between the Ethereum mainnet and the zkSync Era mainnet.

3. Using Ramp, you can fund your mainnet L2 Zksync wallet directly without using an exchange. 

4. Visit the zkSync testnet page and connect your Metamask wallet. You will automatically be asked to switch to the the Goerli test network. You can get some Goerli test ETH here.


5. You can now deposit, transfer, and withdraw money. You can also get some testnet tokens by clicking on "Faucet".

6. Using zkSync-based dapps like ZigZag and Nexon Finance will also increase your chances of getting an airdrop.

Crypto airdrops are an excellent way for cryptocurrency projects to gain exposure and create a sense of community among their early backers. While they may seem small initially, they can be incredibly valuable to enthusiasts and beginners looking to invest in promising projects. 

It's important to exercise caution and research before participating in any crypto airdrop to avoid potential scams or fraudulent activities. 

Overall, these five potential upcoming crypto airdrops offer a great opportunity for users to get involved with exciting new projects while providing an effective marketing strategy for these ventures. So, keep an eye out for these opportunities and make the most of them while staying safe and secure in your investments.

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