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The World is Your Game
Explore the mysterious world around you with the Ingress Scanner. Interact with real-world landmarks to collect valuable resources from Portals to empower your Faction.
Choose a Side
Fight for the side you believe in. Join the Enlightened and the struggle to channel XM and evolve humankind or enlist in the Resistance to control XM and oppose the mysterious forces behind it.
Work Together
Strategize, communicate, and coordinate with Agents in your neighborhood and around the world.
Battle for Control
Link portals together to create Control Fields that saturate the human population with XM and control areas as large as continents for your Faction. Only by working together with other Agents can you achieve the ultimate victory.
Persons of Interest
Unaligned
Currently not affiliated with either the Enlightened or the Resistance Faction, the motivations of these Agents remains a mystery.
Hank Johnson
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Hank Johnson
A man with many talents, former Special Forces operator Hank is now an adventurer, historian, and television show creator. One of the first individuals to identify what would become known as XM, Hank Johnson has long been a defender of the positive influence of XM, and claims to be able to sense the presence of powerful Portals.
Oliver Lynton-Wolfe
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Oliver Lynton-Wolfe
Dr. Lynton-Wolfe is known for his talent of designing and building objects out of Exotic Matter. He developed much of the XM technology currently in use, including Resonators, XMPs, Power Cubes, and Portal Shields.
P.A. Chapeau
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P.A. Chapeau
Dr. An unknown party involved in leaking Niantic Project secrets. Seems to have some kind of relationship with ADA.
The Enlightened
The Enlightened believe that XM has been a source of inspiration for human evolution and civilization throughout history. They seek to use it to find the path forward for humanity.
Roland Jarvis
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Roland Jarvis
Jarvis is a key XM sensitive with an unexplainable subconscious awareness of Exotic Matter structures. After a series of cataclysmic events, Jarvis now lives within an XM substrate, communicating through Portals and acting as an ideological figurehead for the Enlightened movement.
Carrie Campbell
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Carrie Campbell
A semiotician and linguist, Carrie is highly sensitive to the influence of XM. She is a key figure in the discovery of Shaper Glyphs, the graphemes of a symbolic language that seem to exist innately in all human minds.
The Resistance
The Enlightened believe that the forces behind XM are guiding humanity to a better future. and are quick to embrace the mental and physical boons that XM exposure can provide. Green is the color of the Enlightened, and their symbol is an eye and a dagger.
Ada
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Ada
ADA is an AI that was originally built to aid the Niantic Project in identifying Exotic Matter and its properties. After a series of events, ADA was shut down and later revived, with a strength and sentience that gave rise to her new role as avatar for The Resistance.
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