Optimism NFT API

Learn how to access Optimism NFT data & trading through Reservoir's developer tools

Getting Started with Optimism on Reservoir

Reservoir offers access to Optimism & a number of EVM-compatible chains through our simple, yet powerful APIs, SDKs & UI kits for NFT trading and data. To get started create an account and get an API key.

  • Optimism API Base URL - You can access all Reservoir APIs by using the https://api-optimism.reservoir.tools/ base URL. When using the API reference docs for Optimism, make sure to change the base URL to the one above.
  • Recommended Test Collection - Our recommended Optimism NFT collection to test with is Bored Town contract address: 0x8E56343adAFA62DaC9C9A8ac8c742851B0fb8b03. When using the API reference docs, use the collection above to test responses.

To get a better sense of what we offer, checkout of reference Optimism Marketplace.

Access Optimism Data with Reservoir

Reservoir gives you access to complete NFT metadata and market data aggregated from across all major marketplaces, including Opensea. You can learn more about our available data in our NFT Data Overview.

Trading on Optimism with Reservoir

Reservoir makes it simple to not only get market data and orders, but execute and create orders directly through our APIs and tools. To learn more about trading with Reservoir, check out our NFT Trading Overview. On Optimism, you can:

Execute orders from across major marketplaces, by using the trading APIs or the SDK, which wraps the APIs into simple methods. Check out the buy and sell endpoints below:

Create orders with custom fees and royalties that will get distributed across the Reservoir ecosystem. Or cross-post orders to major marketplaces that have Optimism support. Check out our list and bid endpoints below:

Reservoir Tools Available on Optimism

All Reservoir tools including APIs, SDKs & ReservoirKit have full Optimism support.

Understanding Optimism

Optimism, a Layer 2 scaling solution for Ethereum, brings a new level of performance to Non-Fungible Tokens (NFT) marketplaces. It takes Ethereum's foundational features and enhances them through increasing transaction throughput, reducing gas fees, and maintaining Ethereum compatibility, thereby delivering a more efficient and cost-effective NFT trading experience.

Optimism Blockchain Features

  1. Increased Throughput: Optimism significantly boosts transaction speed, creating a more responsive user experience.
  2. Reduced Gas Fees: It lowers the high transaction costs associated with Ethereum, making NFT transactions more cost-effective.
  3. Ethereum Compatibility: Optimism is fully compatible with Ethereum's existing infrastructure, benefiting from its vast network and adoption.
  4. Security and Decentralization: It upholds the decentralized and secure nature of Ethereum, which is vital for the integrity of NFT marketplaces.