How to Mine RavenCoin (RVN)? Complete Beginner’s Guide

Ravencoin is an open-source & peer-to-peer blockchain handling the efficient creation, transfer, and management of asset tokens.

Project Info:
Ravencoin was launched in the interest of fair distribution. Miners from all around the world have added to the network to create one of the strongest decentralized networks in existence. There is no ICO, no pre-mine, no masternodes, or any other gimmicky feature, and you can mine RVN using AMD or NVIDIA GPUs. Raven is focused on maintaining a decentralized network and the core developers have expressed their intent to change the algorithm should an ASIC ever be launched on Raven’s network.

Coin Specifications

Algorithm: KawPow
Block Time: 1 minute
Block Reward: 5000 RVN
Block Reward halving schedule: ~4years
Total Coin Supply: 21 Billion
Block Size: 1MB (may increase in the future)

Pre-mine: No
Founders Reward: No
ICO: No
Masternodes: No
Airdrops: No

Now that we know the details about Raven, let’s get to mining some RVN!

Raven (RVN) Mining Pool: Those who have no idea about mining can easily start mining by watching this video.

Step 1 — Create Raven (RVN) Wallet Address

Before you Start Mining, you need a wallet address. There are various options for having an RVN wallet.

Wallet: https://ravencoin.org/wallet
Web Wallet: https://pocketraven.com
Exchange Wallet: Binance, Okex, Huobi, Bittrex

Step 2 — Download Mining Software

There are many miner applications where you can mining Raven. Below we have explained in detail how to organize them.

Step 3 — Edit the bat File

XMRig v6.10.0+ (Windows, Linux, AMD, NVIDIA)

Create ravencoin-herominers.cmd file and copy / paste example below.

@echo off
xmrig.exe --donate-level 1 --no-cpu --opencl ravencoin.herominers.com:10240 -u YOUR_RAVEN_WALLET_ADDRESS -p YOUR_WORKER_NAME -a kawpow -k
pause

Add — opencl or — cuda flags for GPU mining.

Team Red Miner v0.8.1+ (Windows, Linux, AMD)

Create ravencoin-herominers.bat file and copy / paste example below.

set GPU_MAX_ALLOC_PERCENT=100
set GPU_SINGLE_ALLOC_PERCENT=100
set GPU_MAX_HEAP_SIZE=100
set GPU_USE_SYNC_OBJECTS=1
teamredminer.exe -a kawpow -o stratum+tcp://ravencoin.herominers.com:10240 -u YOUR_RAVEN_WALLET_ADDRESS -p YOUR_WORKER_NAME
pause

NBMiner v36.1+ (Windows, Linux, AMD, NVIDIA)

Create ravencoin-herominers.bat file and copy / paste example below.

nbminer -a kawpow -o stratum+tcp://ravencoin.herominers.com:10240 -u YOUR_RAVEN_WALLET_ADDRESS.YOUR_WORKER_NAME
pause

T-Rex v0.19.12+ (Windows, Linux, NVIDIA)

Create ravencoin-herominers.bat file and copy / paste example below.

t-rex.exe -a kawpow -o stratum+tcp://ravencoin.herominers.com:10240 -u YOUR_RAVEN_WALLET_ADDRESS.YOUR_WORKER_NAME -p x
pause

GMiner v2.47+ (Windows, Linux, NVIDIA)

Create ravencoin-herominers.bat file and copy / paste example below.

miner.exe --algo kawpow --server ravencoin.herominers.com:10240 --user YOUR_RAVEN_WALLET_ADDRESS --pass YOUR_WORKER_NAME
pause

CryptoDredge v0.26.0+ (Windows, Linux, NVIDIA)

Create ravencoin-herominers.bat file and copy / paste example below.

set GPU_MAX_ALLOC_PERCENT=100
@echo off
title RavenCoin (RVN) HeroMiners Pool
CryptoDredge.exe -o stratum+tcp://ravencoin.herominers.com:10240 -u YOUR_RAVEN_WALLET_ADDRESS -p YOUR_WORKER_NAME -a kawpow
pause

Happy Mining.

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