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Is Avalanche at the mercy of stakers and NFTs to save itself from recent troubles

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Avalanche, as of 23 October, stood at rank #17 in terms of market cap according to CoinMarketCap. Lately, AVAX witnessed a massive decline in terms of social engagements and its overall sentiment. However, its growth in the NFT space may help Avalanche‘s chances to grow.


Here’s AMBCrypto’s Price Prediction for Avalanche [AVAX] for 2022-2023


According to LunarCrush, a social media analytics platform, the amount of engagements and social mentions for AVAX fell dramatically over September. The number of social engagements also saw a decline of 32.84% and its social mentions depreciated by 34.5% in the last 30 days. In the same time period, the sentiment towards AVAX was mostly negative. 

As can be seen from the image below, apart from a few spikes, the weighted sentiment was mostly below zero for Avalanche. This indicated that the crypto community’s sentiment towards AVAX was more negative than positive throughout the month.

Source: Santiment

Can AVAX see some recovery?

One of the ways that Avalanche could regain interest from the crypto community could be through its efforts on the NFT front. With the launch new and upcoming projects such as Fableborne and Pulsar on the platform, the NFT market could contribute towards the growth of AVAX.

Furthermore, a reason why Avalanche investors could be optimistic would be the uptick observed in AVAX’s daily active NFT users. However, despite the spike in daily active users, there are other metrics that should be considered here as well.

Despite the uptick in daily active users, the total volume of blue chip AVAX NFT collections continued to decline. As seen below, the volume of the top 5 NFT collections on the network continued to decline through September. Coupled with this development, the number of NFT’s being minted also witnessed a decline.

Source: AVAX NFT Stats

It remains to be seen whether Avalanche’s NFT growth will reflect in its prices. Another factor that could help Avalanche grow could be the increasing interest from stakers. According to Staking Rewards, the number of stakers on the Avalanche network grew by 103% over the last 30 days.

At the time of writing AVAX was trading at $15.82 and had appreciated by 1.18% in the last 24 hours. However, its volume had declined by 19.97% in the same time period.


Saman Waris works as a News Editor at AMBCrypto. She has always been fascinated by how the tides of finance and technology shape communities across demographics. Cryptocurrencies are of particular interest to Saman, with much of her writing centered around understanding how ideas like Momentum and Greater Fool theories apply to altcoins, specifically, memecoins. A graduate in history, Saman worked the sports beat before diving into crypto. Prior to joining AMBCrypto 2 years ago, Saman was a News Editor at Sportskeeda. This was preceded by her stint as Editor-in-Chief at EssentiallySports.
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