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Glyph Hacking

Deciphering Shaper Glyphs

 

While interacting with Portals, Shapers can open a temporary channel to send classified intel to Agents by showcasing a message in a series of Glyphs. Successfully translating this message allows you to obtain more items in a Portal Hack via a mini game. The mini game will show a series of glyphs, which then must be retraced quickly and accurately for maximum reward.

 

Be patient, start slowly, and have fun. Glyph hacking, like any skill, requires practice to achieve superior timing and precision.

 

Initiate Glyph Hacking

  • Select a Portal within your Action range to open it’s details view.
  • Long press the HACK button and select the Glyph icon to initiated the sequence.
  • Watch carefully and memorize the incoming Glyphs sent to your Scanner.
  • Trace the Glyph sequence before the time runs out to increase your chances of getting a bonus for your Hack.
  • Your chances of getting bonus items increase as you become faster and more accurate with tracing Glyphs.