Ingress? How do I get in?

Just install Ingress app from Google Play or from iTunes App Store, choose Resistance as your faction and start having fun!

 

Always accepting new members

Join us for getting tips, meeting new people, organizing operations or just chit-chat! The Estonian Ingress community is mostly organized around the Telegram messaging app:

Once you have an account:

From there, our friendly moderators will verify your account and add you to relevant groups.

 

The Beginner's Guide - How to play

Ingress FAQ

Feel free to poke around these help topics to find just what you're looking for.

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XM

XM stands for “Exotic Matter”. XM is represented as glowing blue dots throughout the world.

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Media

Media is a special drop obtained by hacking a portal. It will generally be an image of a picture or document, or a video file.

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Portals

A Portal is a “gateway” established by the shapers, and is used to create links and fields.

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Capsules

The Capsule is a rare container that can be loaded with multiple inventory items, which can be dropped on the ground to bulk transfer items between Agents.

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Resonators

A resonator is a device used by both factions to control the portals. In order for any player to "own" or capture a portal, they must place down at least one resonator.

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XMP Bursters

XMP Bursters are offensive weapons used against opposing faction portals. A burster will always be fired from the point where you are standing.

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Portal mods

A portal mod is an additional item you can add to a portal to defend it or change its behaviour.

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Links

A link is a line between two portals, connecting them.

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Portal Keys

A portal key is a device that allows you to view a specific portal that has been hacked into. It will only access the portal from which it was retrieved.

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Control Fields

A control field is an area of coverage made up by (exactly) three connected links to control/protect “Mind Units” contained within the field. How many “Mind Units” are determined by the area of the field and the population density within that field.