Cryptic Memories


An approaching XM operation of profound significance has been detected.

Some details of this operation have been marked for disclosure – others remain classified, for now.


Event Details

Niantic has announced that the Cryptic Memories Global Op will be active from January 12th 2024, 17:00 UTC to Monday, February 5th, 2024, 17:00 UTC.  During this event period you will have a new metric in your scanner to show your progress for the event. The following actions will gain points for your medal and your faction:

  • Destroying a Resonator: 1 point
  • Deploying a Resonator: 2 points
  • Upgrading a Resonator: 2 points

The faction with the greater number of Agents achieving the Bronze or Silver tier medals of this event with earn an advantage in the Cryptic Memory Anomaly Series, which runs from January through March 2024.

Medal Details

This event has a two tiered Medal that Agents can earn by the above actions.

  • Tier 1 (Bronze) 1,500 points
  • Tier 2 (Silver) 15,000 points

Participating in this global Operation alone will not earn Agents the Cryptic Memory Anomaly medal.


Additional information on the Cryptic Memory Anomaly series should be available in the coming weeks.

We hope Agents will take the time to enjoy this global event and share their experiences on Social media under the hashtag #CrypticMemories. If you plan to participate in this global event Agents, please follow your local areas health and safety guidelines. As always, enjoy yourselves and lets move!