eth_maxPriorityFeePerGas | Base

Base API method eth_maxPriorityFeePerGas queries the current maximum priority fee per gas. This method is particularly useful in periods of high network congestion to estimate the appropriate priority fee for a transaction.


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This method does not require any parameters.


  • result — the current maximum priority fee per gas, returned as a hexadecimal string.

Use case

The eth_maxPriorityFeePerGas method is essential for:

  • Wallets and transaction builders that dynamically adjust transaction fees to ensure timely inclusion in a block.
  • Users and services looking to estimate transaction costs more accurately during periods of network congestion.
  • Developers and analysts monitoring Base network fee dynamics.

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