IMPORTANCE OF LEVEL
Just like a very typical game,The higher the level you are, the more things you can do. The higher the level you have, the more items you can use. The max level item you can use in this game correlates into your level.
How To Level Up
Getting to a higher level Ingress sounds easy, but actually they are not. In order to level up, you need to earn certain amount of actions points.
HOw TO Earn Action Points (AP) in Ingress
You can earn action points by performing a certain task in your portals. Except for recharging, you can gain different numbers of action points based on the the tasked you completed.
|Place a resonator||125 AP|
|Place the first resonator on a portal||500 AP|
|Place the eighth resonator on a portal||250 AP|
|Create a link||313 AP|
|Create a control field||1250 AP|
|Apply a portal shield||150 AP|
|Hack an enemy portal||100 AP|
|Destroy a resonator||75 AP|
|Destroy a link||187 AP|
|Destroy a control field||750 AP|
IF you want to know more guides in playing Ingress, try these: Ingress Secrets and Guide
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