Validators can suffer from “Slashing”, a punishment for their bad behaviors, such as double sign and/or instability. Slashed validiators are shown as "in jail" Such loss will not be shared by their delegators.

Slashing is a punitive function that is triggered by a validator ’s bad actions. Getting slashed is losing self delegation of a validator. Validators will be slashed for the actions below:

1. Going offline or unable to communicate with the network.

2. Double signing. If a validator node tries to split the network by signing two different blocks and broadcasting them, it will be removed from validator set definitely.


offline Jailed time: 2 days. A validator can only unjail 2 days later after it has been jailed

offline slashing amount: 50BNB