What are the differences in ingress portal shield types?
I had a portal shield marked as common, which I used.
When I hacked some portals I got some more portal shields - this time marked as RARE and VERY_RARE. I placed these 2 portal shields on the same portal.
What is the difference between these items? Is it uncommon to get rare items - do they provide greater shielding ability?
As Ingress Field Guide(along with many other Ingress game guides) states that each portal shield placed after the first one will have diminished effect. Portal Shield: A type of MOD that can be installed on a Portal to increase its defense against attacks. You can deploy up to 4 shields per portal, but each shield has diminished effect after the first one. What I wonder is, ordering of the shields after the first one is differed or not. I mean, Placing VR, R, C, C * and VR, C, C, R * are differed in effect? * VR: Very Rare, R: Rare, C: Common
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