CONSENSUS ROLES

Consensus Roles

Nominators

Secure the Relay Chain by selecting trustworty validators and staking dots.

Validators

Secure the relay chain by staking dots, validating proofs from collators and participating in consensus with other validators.

Collators

Maintain shards by collecting shard transactions from users and producing proofs for validator.

Fishermen

Monitor the network and report bad behavior to validators. Collators and any parachain full node can perform the fisherman role.