What is Slippage?

Due to tax and price fluctuations, the number of tokens you receive may differ from the value expected at the time a trade is initiated. Slippage is the percentage of difference you are willing to allow between your expected number of tokens and the actual amount received. If the number of tokens being received is outside the range of your set percentage, the trade will fail.

What Do I Set Slippage At?

Typically, it is best to set slippage to a value slightly above any tokenomics-related tax. For example, UltraSafe token has a tax of 8%. Therefore, the proper amount of slippage required for an UltraSafe token trade would be between 10-12%. This figure accounts for tax as well as regular price fluctuation.

If you happen to use a higher slippage value, don't worry. You will not automatically be charged the set percentage. Slippage itself does not directly affect the number of tokens received. It is merely an acceptable range for the contract to work with.

Note: During periods of high price volatility, it may be necessary to increase slippage above the usual level to process a trade.

Slippage Tips & Tricks

It is best to avoid token values with unnecessary decimal amounts e.g., "1000000.37465889" to "1000000".
Certain trading services such as Poocoin and Bogged have auto-slippage features that Pancake Swap itself does not.

The .1% / .00 Trick

When buying a token, you can set the slippage to .1% and add ".00" to the end of your desired token's expected value. You will notice the amount of the token you are using to make your purchase automatically decrease slightly, this is normal. This will not work when selling.

For Example:
An UltraSafe token value of "1000000" becomes "1000000.00".
The BNB value will decrease from "1" to ".9999"

Note: The above does not avoid any taxes due to tokenomics. These taxes are part of the contract itself and are unavoidable. This is a good thing, as without these taxes, holders would not be able to receive reflections or enjoy such rock-solid liquidity!
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