If you still want to run your tests using Ganache, you can do it in one of the following two ways.
You don't need to do anything special to use Ganache if you don't want to.
Just start Ganache and then run Hardhat with
npx hardhat --network localhost test
If you don't want to manually start and stop Ganache every time, you can use the
This plugin creates a network called
ganache, and automatically starts and stops Ganache before and after running your tests and scripts.
To use it, you have to install it with npm
npm install --save-dev @nomiclabs/hardhat-ganache
and add this line at the beginning of your
Finally, you can run your tests with
npx hardhat --network ganache test