# Join the public testnet

Current Testnet

See the testnet repo for information on the latest testnet, including the correct version of Desmos to use and details about the genesis file.

# Validators

Requires desmos executables

To join the public testnet you must have desmoscli and desmosd installed.

To become a testnet validators, the mainnet instructions apply:

  1. Create a full node.
  2. Become a validator

The only difference is the Desmos software version and genesis file. See the testnet repo for information on testnets, including the correct version of Desmos to use and details about the genesis file.