Tor Market is a smaller darknet market that has been around since late 2018, though not without some hiccups, drama, and occasional downtime. It has been operating at its current URL for almost two years, which is pretty amazing given how many other markets have come and gone in this time, although it has yet to build a lot of traction among buyers or vendors. We like the fact that is supports four different coins (BTC, XMR, LTC, and ZEC) and that it uses a per-order (or Direct Pay) payment system.
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Tor Market is one of those darknet markets that allows you to preview its contents without having to first create an account. However, the preview is limited to a “product sample selection” of just five listings. Nevertheless, sample listings are clickable allowing you to see the full item description. You will still need to create an account to see vendor pages, item feedback, and to make a purchase. Somewhat interestingly, one of Tor’s captcha systems involves answering a basic geography question.
With less than 800 listings overall, Tor Market is on the small side when it comes to darknet markets. Categories on the market include Benzodiazepines, Cannabis, Cannabis edibles, Cannabis extracts, Cannabis seeds, Dissociatives, Ecstasy, Ketamine, Opioids, Other, Psychedelics, Steroids, and Stimulants. The cannabis-related listings account for 1/3 of products hosted on the market overall, followed by the Psychedelics category with 100 listings. Other categories featured by Tor Market include Newest and Popular, for buyers who would rather browse the market by those criteria.
Tor Market supports four different coins as deposit options: Bitcoin (BTC), Monero (XMR), Litecoin (LTC), and Zcash (ZEC). XMR and ZEC are great options for those who prefer to utilize privacy coins as transactions on their networks are much harder to trace than the other two options. Not all vendors accept all coins for payment. Tor Market uses the per-order payment system as opposed to the traditional market account system. It also supports FE orders (or “no escrow” orders) for established vendors.
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Tor Market Pros
- Simple, secure layout which is easy to navigate.
- Supports four different coins, including XMR.
- Uses per-order payments, no central account system.
Tor Market Cons
- Very small, lacks a robust selection of vendors and listings.
- Prone to downtime on occasion.
- Not a lot of advanced features or flexibility.
In all, we wonder why Tor Market hasn’t managed to flourish over the years, despite being around for longer than most major markets still in existence. Since it doesn’t have a centralized wallet, the proceeds to be gained during an exit scam aren’t as big as they could be, but for whatever reason darknet market users haven’t exactly flocked to Tor Market. Maybe it has to do with the fact that it has had a number of issues over the years in terms of degraded performance, downtime, and scammy vendors, but these are honestly issues that could affect any such market. For now, it seems like a solid enough operation if you can manage to find the item which you are seeking there.