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eth_call RPC Method

Executes a new message call immediately without creating a transaction on the block chain. The API credit value for this method is 2.

Updated on
Jul 21, 2023

eth_call RPC Method

Parameters

transaction
object
The transaction call object which contains the following fields:
from
string
The address from which the transaction is sent
to
string
REQUIRED
The address to which the transaction is addressed
gas
integer
The integer of gas provided for the transaction execution
gasPrice
integer
The integer of gasPrice used for each paid gas encoded as hexadecimal
value
integer
The integer of value sent with this transaction encoded as hexadecimal
data
string
The hash of the method signature and encoded parameters. For more information, see the Contract ABI description in the Solidity documentation
blockNumber
string
REQUIRED
The block number in hexadecimal format or the string latest, earliest, pending, safe or finalized (safe and finalized tags are only supported on Ethereum, Gnosis, Arbitrum, Arbitrum Nova and Avalanche C-chain), see the default block parameter description in the official Ethereum documentation

Returns

data
The return value of the executed contract method
Request
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curl https://docs-demo.quiknode.pro/ \
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-X POST \
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-H "Content-Type: application/json" \
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--data '{"method":"eth_call","params":[{"from": null,"to":"0x6b175474e89094c44da98b954eedeac495271d0f","data":"0x70a082310000000000000000000000006E0d01A76C3Cf4288372a29124A26D4353EE51BE"}, "latest"],"id":1,"jsonrpc":"2.0"}'
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