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Defending Friendly Portals

Deploying Portal Mods

In addition to Resonators, you also can deploy Mods on Portals. There are various types of Mods with different purposes -- some defend against attacks while others enhance hacking abilities. To deploy Portal Mods follow these steps:

  • Move towards a friendly Portal till it’s within your action range.
  • Touch the Portal to open the details view. Portal Mods are shown on the top right corner.
  • Select any open Mod slot, and deploy your desired Mod.

Note: Each Portal has four available Mod slots, and each Agent can deploy up to two Mods per Portal.

 

Recharging Friendly Portals

Resonators naturally lose energy over time. Attacks on Resonators by XMPs also reduce their XM charge. Resonators will self-destruct when the XM charge reaches 0. If all Resonators deployed on a Portal go to zero, the Portal will revert to Neutral status. If the Resonators on a friendly Portal aren’t at 100% energy, you can recharge them by transferring your XM to it.

    • Move towards a friendly Portal till it’s within your action range.
    • Touch the Portal to open the details view.
    • Select CHARGE
    • Select each Resonator and press CHARGE to power it up incrementally. To fully power up a Resonator, press BOOST CHARGE.
    • Alternatively, press CHARGE ALL / BOOST CHARGE ALL buttons to recharge all Resonators at once.

 

 

Recharging Resonators consumes your XM reserves. You can replenish your XM by walking around and collecting more XM, by recycling items from your Inventory, or by using Power Cubes.