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eth_estimateGas

Generates and returns an estimate of how much gas is necessary to allow the transaction to complete. The transaction will not be added to the blockchain.

Parameters:

Expect that all properties are optional.
Object - The transaction call object
  • from: DATA, 20 Bytes - The address the transaction is sent from.
  • to: DATA, 20 Bytes - The address the transaction is directed to.
  • gas: QUANTITY - Integer of the gas provided for the transaction execution. eth_call consumes zero gas, but this parameter may be needed by some executions.
  • gasPrice: QUANTITY - Integer of the gasPrice used for each paid gas
  • value: QUANTITY - Integer of the value sent with this transaction
  • data: DATA - Hash of the method signature and encoded parameters. For details see Ethereum Contract ABI in the Solidity documentation
  • QUANTITY|TAG - integer block number, or the string "latest", see the default block paramete

Returns:

QUANTITY - the amount of gas used.

Example:

// Request
curl https://arbitrum.blockpi.network/v1/rpc/your-rpc-key -X POST -H "Content-Type: application/json" --data '{"method":"eth_estimateGas","params":[{"from":"0xd3CdA913deB6f67967B99D67aCDFa1712C293601","to":"0xd3CdA913deB6f67967B99D67aCDFa1712C293601","value":"0x186a0"}],"id":1,"jsonrpc":"2.0"}'
​
// Result
{
"jsonrpc": "2.0",
"id": 1,
"result": "0x1f319"
}