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eth_getBalance RPC method

The eth_getBalance EVM method is only supported on the Avalanche C-Chain.

Parameters:

  1. Address - The address to check for balance.
  2. Quantity or Tag - (optional) Integer block number, or the string 'latest', 'earliest' or 'pending', see the default block parameter.

Returns:

  1. Result - Integer value of current balance in wei encoded as a hexadecimal.

Code Examples:

To use the eth_getBalance EVM method on the Avalanche C-Chain, ensure that the end of your URL includes ext/bc/C/rpc.

const ethers = require("ethers");
(async () => {
  const provider = new ethers.providers.JsonRpcProvider("http://sample-endpoint-name.network.quiknode.pro/token-goes-here/");
  const balance = await provider.getBalance(
    "0x8D97689C9818892B700e27F316cc3E41e17fBeb9",
    "latest"
  );
  console.log(balance);
})();
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