Wrapped CRO


Wrapped CRO is the DeFi-compatible version of CRO, the native token of the Cronos chain used for gas fees.

Risk Rating
What we like
CRO has intrinsic value as the native blockchain token for the Crypto.com ecosystem used for staking, transactions and governance.
What we like less
Staking rewards are primarily funded through inflationary emissions. There is also no burn or inflation control mechanism to reduce the token supply over time.
What it means for you
Offers you a way to interact with the Cronos chain and Crypto.com ecosystem of products.
  • Cronos
Key Metrics
  • Total Supply: 570,096,341
  • Volume (24H): $1.5M
  • ATH: $0.94 (11/24/2021)
  • ATL: $0.06 (12/20/2022)
Risk Assessment
Asset Strength

WCRO is a mid-cap asset that represents the blockchain's native currency or monetary fee used to execute transactions on the network. This asset depends on a centralized entity for custody services. The asset has a fixed supply.

Asset Volatility

WCRO is moderately correlated to the overall market.


Wrapped CRO has no dependencies.

Things to know about WCRO

What is CRO used for?

The CRO token power both the Cronos chain and the Crypto.org chain. It is used to pay for gas fees on the Cronos network and for staking to secure the Crypto.org blockchain. The Cronos network requires a small amount of CRO to execute transactions on the blockchain. Validators on the network are earn CRO from transaction fees only as there are no block rewards.

CRO tokenomics

The total supply of CRO initially started with 100B tokens. In early-2021, 70% was burned to reduce the outstanding supply to 30B tokens. CRO is used for different purposes throughout its ecosystem. About 1/6th of the outstanding supply (~5B) is reserved to fund block rewards for Crypto.org validators.

How does CRO accrue value?

CRO is the native token for the Cronos chain and the Crypto.com ecosystem. It is used for payments, trading, and financial services. As a blockchain asset, CRO is used to pay for transaction fees.