The Pioneer medal is awarded for capturing distinct portals. Only your very first capture of any one portal counts towards this medal, unlike Liberator, which counts every capture regardless of whether you’ve captured that same portal before.

Tier Unique
portals
captured
Bronze 20
Silver 200
Gold 1,000
Platinum 5,000
Onyx 20,000

History

The Pioneer medal became available on 10 January 2014.