Epoch badge not updated
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Hi Niantic, my Epoch badge did not update to gold, despite my Sojourner hack streak (as of writing) is continous for 117 days. As per my understanding, Epoch counter requires 7 days of continuous hacking to increase by 1. To achieve 8 (for gold), it will require 56 days of continuous hacking.
Kindly assist. Thank you.
did u do a normal hack? it doesnt work with drones.
Yes. I hardly drone hack.
In addition to the fact that drone hacks count for Sojourner but not Epoch, there is another way you can have an unbroken Sojourner streak and a broken Epoch streak.
Epoch is based on calendar days (in your local timezone) while sojourner is based on a personal 24-hour cycle. You can actually go considerably more than 24 hours between hacks and maintain your sojourner, and thus it's possible to miss hacking on a calendar day and keep your sojourner alive.
For example, if your personal Sojourner day starts at, say 8PM in your local timezone, and you hack on 8:01PM on Monday, you will get credit for the Sojourner day that runs from Monday at 8PM to Tuesday at 7:59:59PM. That means you can skip the entirety of Tuesday for Sojourner - as long as your next hack is before Wednesday at 7:59:59PM you should have an uninterrupted Sojourner streak. But you will have broken your Epoch stream because you did not hack on Tuesday.
Note - if you want to keep your sojourner alive, I always recommend hacking twice in a day, because the opposite of what I described is also true - in my example if you were to hack at 7:59:59PM on Monday, and then not until 8:00:01PM on Tuesday, you'd lose your sojourner streak, and since most people don't know exactly when their Sojourner day runs, it's not a great idea to try to rely on it. But also, if you are deliberately trying to break it at a particular number for some reason, I highly recommend skipping 48 continuous hours of hacking.
Also, because it's what I do, here's an infographic
@vidicon I hack at least twice a day (before i sleep and first thing i wake up). I believe my epoch counter is in sync with every one else account. It was 7 yesterday and 1 today. I suppose your epoch counter is 1 right now.
The epoch counter did reach 7...
You started at day one?
I'm at 8, gold and with 1 on hackstreak.
Yes, day one. Together with my daughter. She got hers.
What does your Completed Hack Streaks say?