Bridging the Gap with Layer 3

4 min readAug 10, 2023

TL;DR — Metis and Layer 3 launch multi-quest initiative, kicked off by Bridging the Gap. Bridge in and receive a limited-edition NFT.

Decentralized finance (DeFi) offers endless possibilities, from trading tokens on decentralized exchanges to earning yields through lending and staking. However, navigating this new world of Web3 can feel daunting for many newcomers.

For that reason, Metis has partnered with Layer 3 in order to bring a new initiative for both platforms’ users: Bridging the Gap. This initiative intends to bridge the gap in web3 education, as well as the gap between Ethereum and the masses.

Bridging the Gap kicks off a new period of growth for the Metis ecosystem, being the first of a series of quests that will be conducted alongside Layer 3. By completing the quest users will receive a limited-edition NFT, reward points, and other incentives.

Bridge the gap by following the guidelines below.

Bridging the Gap

This activity focuses on learning about web3 and bridging assets from Ethereum and Avalanche to Metis in order to receive a commemorative, omnichain NFT.

Step 1: Start by completing a quiz to test your knowledge of Layer 2 and bridging.

Step 2: Next, you’ll bridge at least $25 worth of assets from Ethereum to Metis.

Step 3: Finally, share a screenshot of your successful transaction on Twitter to complete the social action.

Step 4: Earn rewards points and a mint a limited-edition NFT.

Featured Bridges: Routes and Tokens Supported


Trustless omnichain interoperability for seamless cross-chain applications. Powered by Layer Zero. It will support the following routes:

  • Ethereum Mainnet: USDT
  • Avalanche: USDT


Secure and extensible cross-chain communication protocol. It will support the following routes:

  • Ethereum Mainnet: USDC, USDT, DAI
  • Arbitrum: USDC.e, USDT
  • Avalanche: USDC.e, USDT.e, DAI.e
  • BNB Chain: USDC, USDT
  • Optimism: USDC
  • Polygon: USDC, USDT, DAI

Metis Official Bridge

The Metis official bridge is fully secured by Ethereum. It will support the following route:

  • Ethereum Mainnet: METIS, ETH, WBTC, USDC, USDT, DAI

Why Participate in Bridging the Gap and future quests?

Bridging the Gap and upcoming quests offer a wide range of benefits beyond just earning rewards. Here are some key advantages to jumping into these interactive learning experiences:

Educational content

Each activity includes informational components like quizzes and readings to build your understanding of Metis and decentralized technologies. You’ll further develop your Web3 knowledge as you complete the hands-on activities.

Earn rewards

In addition to gaining knowledge, participants can earn NFTs, reward points, discounted bridging fees, and other incentives. These rewards make learning about Metis even more engaging.

Get involved in the community

By sharing your experiences on social media, you contribute to the growing Metis community. Connect with other ecosystem participants who are just as excited about this new world of Web3!

Practical experience

The on-chain actions in each activity give you valuable experience using the many DeFi protocols building on Metis. You’ll become more comfortable navigating wallets, DEX interfaces, lending platforms, and more.

Contribute to ecosystem growth

By driving participation in Metis Quest, you help attract developers, users, and partners. A thriving community and active ecosystem benefit everyone involved.

Ready to dive in? Try Bridging the Gap today to take advantage of these rewards and growth opportunities!

About Metis

Metis Andromeda is an EVM-Equivalent Ethereum Layer-2 focused on bridging the gap between Web2 and Web3. Metis provides users with a secure, decentralized, and scalable easy-to-use network. By combining a robust Layer 2 with on-chain credentials and Decentralized Autonomous Companies (DACs), Metis is building the perfect ecosystem to host open, decentralized and trustless collaboration, secured by Ethereum.

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