Metis is a cryptocurrency associated with the Metis Network, a Layer 2 blockchain platform that aims to enhance scalability and usability for decentralized applications. The Metis Network provides solutions such as off-chain computing and decentralized storage to improve the efficiency of dApps. METIS tokens play an important role within the Metis Network ecosystem. They are used for transaction fees, participating in protocol governance, and as collateral for staking to secure the network. Metis' Layer 2 approach offers developers the opportunity to build scalable and user-friendly dApps while benefiting from the security and decentralization of blockchain technology.