As a Validator you use the Wallet Keys to access the address from which you send the staking transaction. Your eGold holdings leave this address and are deposited into a staking smart contract. Rewards are sent to this address. You can change it later on by using a
This wallet is the only one that can be used to send an un-stake transaction, meaning to recover your 2 500 EGLD from the staking smart contract.
You can create a new Wallet Key at https://wallet.elrond.com. The resulting file(s) will have the default name
<wallet address>.json, for example:
You can rename the file to something easy to remember. You can retrieve the address from the file by editing it with a text editor. Open it and look for the
bech32 address, which always starts with