What is the Faucet
The faucet is a web-based service that provides free tokens to users of the testnet. The tokens enable users to experiment with Cardano features without spending ada cryptocurrency on the mainnet.
You will need some initial tokens to start testing stake pools and delegating stake on the testnet network. The faucet provides you with a sufficient amount of test ada, and the associated stake, to get started.
Where is the Faucet?
Funds for the nightly network can be requested using:
Funds for the Beta network can be requested using:
You can also use the GUI version of the Beta network faucet on the Testnet website.
How do I use the Faucet?
You need to use the above commands in a command-line interface like Terminal (macOS) or PowerShell (Windows)
There are instructions for use on the GUI version of the Beta network faucet on the Testnet website.