Stable Pools

Stable pools are LPs which capital is effiecntly used because there is an agreement that both assets are pegged.

Boosting (also boosties)

The act of locking your HERMES to earn more HERMES on your provided liquidity.


Governance and utility token for the Hermes Protocol.

DeFi (Decentralized Finance)

Decentralized finance (commonly referred to as DeFi) is an experimental form of finance that does not rely on financial intermediaries such as brokerages, exchanges, or banks, and instead utilizes blockchains, most commonly the Ethereum blockchain. But a new era has come of Layers 2, and Metis Andromeda has appeared as on of the leaders in this space.


Metamask is an Ethereum wallet that allows you to interact with Hermes Protocol and other dapps. It's the most popular Ethereum web wallet and is available as an add-on for most browsers.


Llamas are wonderful and magical creatures. Unfortunately, each Hermes team member does not own at least one llama, and this should change as part of their contract with Hermes Protocol.

LP (Liquidity provider)

Users providing liquidity (funds/assets) on the Hermes Protocol or other DeFi protocols.

LP tokens (Liquidity provider token)

When you deposit into a Hermes Protocol pool, you receive a counter party token which represents your share of the pool.


Stands for vote-escrowed HERMES. They are HERMES locked as NFTs for the purpose of voting and earning fees.


Starstream is a suite of products providing yield aggregation, yield generation and one-click smart contracts on the Metis L2 rollup. The protocol is maintained by various developers and is governed by STARS holders. One of which is Omega who has been a valuable contributor to Hermes Protocol.


starHERMES shares features from yveCRV, cvxCRV, SOLIDSEX and makes veHERMES transferable. You will be able to lock your HERMES (or veHERMES) forever to get starHERMES. starHERMES entitles you to a subset of HERMES emissions from all the Starstream boosted LP pools without needing to LP yourself. To learn more about starHERMES check Starstream's documentation.


0xNodes is a modularized cross chain yield aggregation protocol utilizing collateralized assets through synthetic swaps and much more. On 0xNODES, users stake the native asset of the chain to earn native asset rewards. For example, a Metis Andromeda user stakes METIS and earn METIS rewards. To learn more about 0xNodes' documentation.

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