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EIP-7569: Hardfork Meta - Dencun

EIPs included in the Deneb/Cancun Ethereum network upgrade.

Authors Tim Beiko (@timbeiko)
Created 2023-12-01
Requires EIP-1153, EIP-4788, EIP-4844, EIP-5656, EIP-6780, EIP-7044, EIP-7045, EIP-7514, EIP-7516, EIP-7568


This Meta EIP lists the EIPs included in the Dencun network upgrade across both Ethereum’s execution and consensus layers.


Included EIPs

  • EIP-1153: Transient storage opcodes
  • EIP-4788: Beacon block root in the EVM
  • EIP-4844: Shard Blob Transactions
  • EIP-5656: MCOPY - Memory copying instruction
  • EIP-6780: SELFDESTRUCT only in same transaction
  • EIP-7044: Perpetually Valid Signed Voluntary Exits
  • EIP-7045: Increase Max Attestation Inclusion Slot
  • EIP-7514: Add Max Epoch Churn Limit
  • EIP-7516: BLOBBASEFEE opcode

Full Specifications

Consensus Layer

EIPs 4788, 4844, 7044, 7045 and 7514 require changes to Ethereum’s consensus layer. These are specified in the deneb folder of the ethereum/consensus-specs repository.

Execution Layer

EIPs 1153, 4788, 4844, 5656, 6780 and 7516 require changes to Ethereum’s execution layer. The EIPs fully specify the changes.


Network Name Activation Epoch Activation Timestamp
Goerli 231680 1705473120
Sepolia 132608 1706655072
Holešky 29696 1707305664
Mainnet 269568 1710338135

Note: rows in the table above will be filled as activation times are decided by client teams.


This Meta EIP provides a global view of all changes included in the Dencun network upgrade, as well as links to full specification.

Security Considerations


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Please cite this document as:

Tim Beiko (@timbeiko), "EIP-7569: Hardfork Meta - Dencun," Ethereum Improvement Proposals, no. 7569, December 2023. [Online serial]. Available: