Rubic Weekly Report 11/30/2023

Rubic
6 min readNov 30, 2023

Hey Rubicans! This week, we’re working on exciting new features, improving our updated UI, and, as always, building valuable partnerships! Join us as we delve into the accomplishments of the week.

Summary:

  1. 🔄 Full Switch to the Updated UI
  2. 🆕 New DEX and Cross-Chain Provider on Metis Upcoming Integration
  3. 🚀 Meter Network Upcoming Integration
  4. 🔄 Rango Protocol Integration Update
  5. 🎁 Retrodrop and TaskOn Rewards Distribution
  6. 🌊 Manta Network Treasure Cruise
  7. 🔴 Optimism Red Wars Campaign
  8. 🚀 Rubic’s Layer3 Weekly Quests

Development

  1. New Design Update

This week, the old UI will disappear from the main app. We’ve been consistently enhancing our new UI in preparation for the full transition of the updated version to the main https://app.rubic.exchange/. Currently, we’re diligently addressing bug fixes and incorporating your valuable recommendations for improvement.

Additionally, we’ve completed the integration of all non-EVM networks via ChangeNOW within the new UI.

We’d like to thank you for all your valuable feedback! The Rubic team is delighted to know that users are enjoying the UI update. We’re committed to continuous enhancements for your utmost convenience. Thank you for being a part of our journey!

2. Metis Providers Update

Currently, we are in the process of enhancing the providers list for the Metis Network, this week we’ll integrate Open Ocean as an on-chain provider, thereby increasing the count of integrated DEXs on Metis to 2. Additionally, we’ll integrate Stargate as a cross-chain provider for the Metis Network.

This integration is designed to significantly improve rates for swaps to, from, and on the Metis Network. Stay tuned for these enhancements to make your swapping experience even better!

3. MEV-bot Protection (Private RPC Feature)

Next week, get ready for the launch of our innovative feature — MEV-bots protection. The Private RPC integration provides users with a 90% safeguard against potential MEV-bot attacks!

When you engage in a swap on Ethereum, exceeding a certain amount, our platform will take a proactive approach to safeguard your funds. A specially designed window will automatically appear, presenting you with the option to activate Private RPC for enhanced fund protection.

Furthermore, we’re actively exploring diverse solutions to ensure the continued safeguarding of our users. Stay tuned for more developments in this crucial direction!

ETA: Next week

4. Retrodrop Reward Distribution #4

This week, we’ve distributed part 4 of the retrodrop rewards! Claim your $RBC on Arbitrum and stake it for a 3-month period. Holding these $RBC is crucial for accessing the full spectrum of rewards.

Dive in: http://app.rubic.exchange/retrodrop

Learn more:

http://cryptorubic.medium.com/rbc-retrodrop-for-og-holders-10b8b33d403f

5. SwapToEarn Rewards Update

We are gearing up to launch a new update for the SwapToEarn Program.

In the upcoming release, we plan to introduce flexible S2E rewards based on the RBC price.

Stay tuned for this innovative enhancement, designed to provide a more responsive and rewarding experience for our users.

6. Meter Integration

Meter Network is the next blockchain to be integrated into Rubic’s App. Meter is an EVM-based hybrid PoS/PoW blockchain. Meter brings Frontrunning/MEV Resistance and instant finality to Ethereum. It supports 1,000s of TPS at a stable & low cost and 1,000s of validators to protect your financial freedom.

Explore Meter: https://scan.meter.io/

7. Rango Integration Update

Currently, we are updating the integration of Rango Protocol into the Rubic App. As Rango operates as an aggregator, this addition will significantly enhance the rates and transaction speeds we offer to our users.

Marketing

  1. Rubic’s Layer3 Weekly Quests

Dive into our weekly quests on Layer3! Engage in cross-chain swaps and rack up those valuable XPs! Your adventure begins here: http://layer3.xyz/journeys/cross-chain-swap-on-rubic

For your weekly tasks on Layer3, initiate cross-chain swaps from any of these source chains: Ethereum, BNB Chain, Arbitrum, Optimism, Base, Linea, Scroll, Polygon zkEVM, and Polygon, then swap to any supported destination chains.

Plus, seize the chance to get a portion of your fees back with our SwapToEarn program!

Learn more: http://docs.rubic.finance/rubic/swap-to-earn-program-on-rubic

2. Manta Network Treasure Cruise

The Manta Network Treasure Cruise is now live, powered by Galxe!

Claim points and collect NFTs in the MantaFest series, and boost your on-chain activity throughout your journey to win special prizes!

Join the campaign, which lasts until December 5th:

https://galxe.com/mantanetwork/campaign/GCBtQtUxSo

Partake in the 2-week journey, during which you will need to complete:

- Cross-Chain swaps to Manta on Rubic via Symbiosis

- Complete On-Chain swaps on Rubic using iZUMi Finance or OpenOcean!

Learn more about the DeFi week tasks here: https://mantanetwork.notion.site/mantanetwork/MantaFest-Ultimate-FAQ-e616d2308ee34d0abc1b45db46f6fe20

Save 50% on fees with swaps to Manta and earn RBC with Rubic’s SwapToEarn:

- 25 $RBC for your first cross-chain swap

- 12 $RBC for your first on-chain swap

For all subsequent swaps:

- 12 $RBC for cross-chain swaps

- 6 $RBC for on-chain swaps

Have a nice journey!

3. Optimism Red Wars Campaign

Starting November 29th, join the Optimism Red Wars Campaign with a 31,000 OP Token Reward Pool!

Optimism Red Wars is a competition between DeFi protocols where users would use Clique’s identity infrastructure to push off-chain & DeFi attestations.

How to take part:

  1. Head to https://clique.social/joint-campaign/op-red-wars/op-red-wars-event1 and connect your wallet.

2. Claim your loyalty multiplier attestation.

3. Try out the different bridges to gain eligibility to their additional prize pools.

4. Bridge to earn more uXP.

5. Claim your attestations every 8 hours to lock in your XP. Every additional attestation claim gives you an XP multiplier.

6. Refer your friends to earn additional XP as well!

Also, if you swap to & from Optimism via Rubic, you can get a fee refund by DLN:

  • Receive 100% of the fee amount in OP for swaps TO Optimism.
  • Get 50% of the overall onboarding fee refund in OP tokens for swaps FROM Optimism.

The fee rebate will be automatically distributed every two weeks to all eligible wallets. If you qualify, the rebate will be sent directly to your Optimism wallet that either initiated or received the trade, making the process easy and seamless.

Learn more: https://debridge.finance/blog/op-horizon-is-live/

4. Top dApps By User Growth on Base

Rubic has achieved remarkable success, securing a position in the top 10 dApps with phenomenal user growth on the Base network. With a +492% growth, we are proud to be one of the top 3 projects in this dynamic ecosystem.

5. TaskOn

Yesterday, we rewarded our top 325 most active users in the SwapToEarn event! Each of these participants, who maxed out their XP gains, will find their RBC in their S2E accounts.

Ready to claim your RBC?

Visit: https://new-app.rubic.exchange/airdrop

SwapToEarn details:

https://docs.rubic.finance/rubic/swap-to-earn-program-on-rubic

6. New SDK Integration

Meet RevSwap, our newest SDK Integrator!

RevSwap is a pioneering cross-chain DEX with an exclusive Ethereum Gas-borrowing feature. Their platform simplifies trading across different blockchains and uniquely addresses Ethereum’s high gas fees issue.

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