Available Candle Patterns

 

 

Function Name

Candles

Bull/
Bear

Rev/Cont

Description

pat_AbandonedBaby_bullpat_Separatorpat_AbandonedBaby_bear

AbandonedBaby

3

Both

Reversal

Abandoned Baby: A long candle that continues trend, followed by a trend-gap doji followed by a reverse-gap reverse candle.

Optional Parameters

Name

Def

 

Description

Ago

0

 

Number of candles back to look at. Default 0 - current candle

RangeAveragePeriod

10

 

period for determining base range average

DojiPercent

10

 

% of base range average to use when determining "almost equal" for Doji

TrendLength

2

 

length of trend preceding pattern

pat_AdvanceBlock

AdvanceBlock

3

Bearish

Reversal

Advance Block: Three bullish uptrending candles getting shorter and shorter with last two long upper wicks

Optional Parameters

Name

Def

 

Description

Ago

0

 

Number of candles back to look at. Default 0 - current candle

RangeAveragePeriod

10

 

period for determining base range average

ShorterPercent

20

 

each subsequent is that much shorter than previous

LongWickPercent

75

 

% of candle body to use when determining "long wick"

TrendLength

2

 

length of trend preceding pattern

pat_BeltHold_bullpat_Separatorpat_BeltHold_bear

BeltHold

1

Both

Reversal

Belt Hold: A long reverse gap candle

Optional Parameters

Name

Def

 

Description

Ago

0

 

Number of candles back to look at. Default 0 - current candle

RangeAveragePeriod

10

 

period for determining base range average

SmallWickPercent

5

 

% of base range average to use when determining "small wick"

TrendLength

2

 

length of trend preceding pattern

pat_Breakaway_bullpat_Separatorpat_Breakaway_bear

Breakaway

5

Both

Reversal

Breakaway: A long in-trend candle followed by a gap trend candle, two more in-trend candles, followed by a long reverse candle reaching to the gap

Optional Parameters

Name

Def

 

Description

Ago

0

 

Number of candles back to look at. Default 0 - current candle

RangeAveragePeriod

10

 

period for determining base range average

TrendLength

2

 

length of trend preceding pattern

pat_ConcealingBabySwallow

ConcealingBabySwallow

4

Bullish

Reversal

Concealing Baby Swallow: Two down marubozu candles followed by down candle with big top wick followed by down engulfing marubozu

Optional Parameters

Name

Def

 

Description

Ago

0

 

Number of candles back to look at. Default 0 - current candle

RangeAveragePeriod

10

 

period for determining base range average

SmallWickPercent

5

 

% of base range average to use when determining "marubozu"

LongWickPercent

75

 

% of candle body to use when determining "long wick"

TrendLength

2

 

length of trend preceding pattern

pat_DarkCloudCover

DarkCloudCover

2

Bearish

Reversal

Dark Cloud Cover: A reverse down candle that open-gaps above previous long up candle

Optional Parameters

Name

Def

 

Description

Ago

0

 

Number of candles back to look at. Default 0 - current candle

RangeAveragePeriod

10

 

period for determining base range average

TrendLength

2

 

length of trend preceding pattern

pat_Deliberation

Deliberation

3

Bearish

Reversal

Deliberation: Two long up candles followed by a short candle that gaps up from second candle

Optional Parameters

Name

Def

 

Description

Ago

0

 

Number of candles back to look at. Default 0 - current candle

RangeAveragePeriod

10

 

period for determining base range average

ShortPercent

30

 

% of base range average to use when determining what "short" is

TrendLength

2

 

length of trend preceding pattern

pat_Doji

Doji

1

Neither

Continuation

Doji: A candle where Open price is almost equal to Close price.

Optional Parameters

Name

Def

 

Description

Ago

0

 

Number of candles back to look at. Default 0 - current candle

RangeAveragePeriod

10

 

period for determining base range average

DojiPercent

10

 

% of base range average to use when determining "almost equal"

pat_DownsideGapThreeMethods

DownsideGapThreeMethods

3

Bearish

Continuation

Downside Gap Three Methods: Two big down candles, second gapping down followed by up candle covering the gap

Optional Parameters

Name

Def

 

Description

Ago

0

 

Number of candles back to look at. Default 0 - current candle

RangeAveragePeriod

10

 

period for determining base range average

TrendLength

2

 

length of trend preceding pattern

pat_DownsideTasukiGap

DownsideTasukiGap

3

Bearish

Continuation

Downside Tasuki Gap: Two down candles, second gapping down followed by up candle opening in second body and closing in the gap

Optional Parameters

Name

Def

 

Description

Ago

0

 

Number of candles back to look at. Default 0 - current candle

TrendLength

2

 

length of trend preceding pattern

pat_DragonflyDoji_bullpat_Separatorpat_DragonflyDoji_bear

DragonflyDoji

1

Both

Reversal

Dragonfly Doji: A Doji candle with long bottom wick.

Optional Parameters

Name

Def

 

Description

Ago

0

 

Number of candles back to look at. Default 0 - current candle

RangeAveragePeriod

10

 

period for determining base range average

TrendLength

2

 

length of trend preceding pattern

DojiPercent

10

 

% of base range average to use when determining "almost equal"

LongWickPercent

80

 

% of base range average to use when determining the size of a long wick

pat_Engulfing_bullpat_Separatorpat_Engulfing_bear

Engulfing

2

Both

Reversal

Engulfing: Second candle reversed from trend and engulfs the first one

Optional Parameters

Name

Def

 

Description

Ago

0

 

Number of candles back to look at. Default 0 - current candle

RangeAveragePeriod

10

 

period for determining base range average

TrendLength

2

 

length of trend preceding pattern

DojiPercent

10

 

Doji detection % limit

pat_EveningDojiStar

EveningDojiStar

3

Bearish

Reversal

Evening Doji Star: Long trend candle followed by gap doji followed by a reverse candle
same as EveningStar, but with much shorter middle candle

Optional Parameters

Name

Def

 

Description

Ago

0

 

Number of candles back to look at. Default 0 - current candle

RangeAveragePeriod

10

 

period for determining base range average

DojiPercent

10

 

% of base range average to use when determining "almost equal" for Doji

TrendLength

2

 

length of trend preceding pattern

pat_EveningStar

EveningStar

3

Bearish

Reversal

Evening Star: Long trend candle followed by gap short candle followed by a reverse candle

Optional Parameters

Name

Def

 

Description

Ago

0

 

Number of candles back to look at. Default 0 - current candle

RangeAveragePeriod

10

 

period for determining base range average

ShortPercent

25

 

% of base range average to use when determining what "short" is

TrendLength

2

 

length of trend preceding pattern

pat_FallingThreeMethods

FallingThreeMethods

5

Bearish

Continuation

Falling Three Methods: Big down candle followed by 3 short uptrending ones followed by another long down candle

Optional Parameters

Name

Def

 

Description

Ago

0

 

Number of candles back to look at. Default 0 - current candle

RangeAveragePeriod

10

 

period for determining base range average

ShortPercent

25

 

% of base range average to use when determining what "short" is

TrendLength

2

 

length of trend preceding pattern

pat_GravestoneDoji_bullpat_Separatorpat_GravestoneDoji_bear

GravestoneDoji

1

Both

Reversal

Gravestone Doji: A Doji candle with long upper wick.

Optional Parameters

Name

Def

 

Description

Ago

0

 

Number of candles back to look at. Default 0 - current candle

RangeAveragePeriod

10

 

period for determining base range average

TrendLength

2

 

length of trend preceding pattern

DojiPercent

10

 

% of base range average to use when determining "almost equal"

LongWickPercent

80

 

% of base range average to use when determining the size of a long wick

pat_Hammer

Hammer

1

Bullish

Reversal

Hammer: Short candle small top wick long bottom wick at the bottom of a down trend

Optional Parameters

Name

Def

 

Description

Ago

0

 

Number of candles back to look at. Default 0 - current candle

RangeAveragePeriod

10

 

period for determining base range average

ShortPercent

30

 

% of base range average to use when determining "short candle"

SmallWickPercent

5

 

% of base range average to use when determining "small wick"

LongWickPercent

150

 

% of candle body to use when determining "long wick"

TrendLength

2

 

length of trend preceding pattern

pat_HangingMan

HangingMan

1

Bearish

Reversal

Hanging Man: Short candle small top wick long bottom wick at the top of an up trend

Optional Parameters

Name

Def

 

Description

Ago

0

 

Number of candles back to look at. Default 0 - current candle

RangeAveragePeriod

10

 

period for determining base range average

ShortPercent

25

 

% of base range average to use when determining "short candle"

SmallWickPercent

5

 

% of base range average to use when determining "small wick"

LongWickPercent

150

 

% of candle body to use when determining "long wick"

TrendLength

2

 

length of trend preceding pattern

pat_Harami_bullpat_Separatorpat_Harami_bear

Harami

2

Both

Reversal

Harami: First candle in trend and long, second short and engulfed
NOTE: HaramiCross is same as Harami, just with a tiny (2?) ShortPercent

Optional Parameters

Name

Def

 

Description

Ago

0

 

Number of candles back to look at. Default 0 - current candle

RangeAveragePeriod

10

 

period for determining base range average

TrendLength

2

 

length of trend preceding pattern

ShortPercent

50

 

percent of range average below which candle is considered short

pat_HaramiCross_bullpat_Separatorpat_HaramiCross_bear

HaramiCross

2

Both

Reversal

Harami Cross: First candle in trend and long, second very short and engulfed

Optional Parameters

Name

Def

 

Description

Ago

0

 

Number of candles back to look at. Default 0 - current candle

RangeAveragePeriod

10

 

period for determining base range average

TrendLength

2

 

length of trend preceding pattern

ShortPercent

15

 

percent of range average below which candle is considered short

pat_HighPriceGappingPlay

HighPriceGappingPlay

5

Bullish

Continuation

High Price Gapping Play: Big up candle followed by 3 short candles in the upper half of first candle followed by another long up candle

Optional Parameters

Name

Def

 

Description

Ago

0

 

Number of candles back to look at. Default 0 - current candle

RangeAveragePeriod

10

 

period for determining base range average

ShortPercent

30

 

% of base range average to use when determining what "short" is

SmallWickPercent

5

 

% of base range average to use when determining what "small wick" is

TrendLength

2

 

length of trend preceding pattern

pat_HomingPigeon

HomingPigeon

2

Bullish

Reversal

Homing Pigeon: Two down candles, second candle engulfed by first

Optional Parameters

Name

Def

 

Description

Ago

0

 

Number of candles back to look at. Default 0 - current candle

RangeAveragePeriod

10

 

period for determining base range average

TrendLength

2

 

length of trend preceding pattern

ShortPercent

30

 

percent of range average below which candle is considered short

pat_IdenticalThreeCrows

IdenticalThreeCrows

3

Bearish

Reversal

Identical Three Crows: Three big down candles stepping down

Optional Parameters

Name

Def

 

Description

Ago

0

 

Number of candles back to look at. Default 0 - current candle

RangeAveragePeriod

10

 

period for determining base range average

NearPercent

10

 

% of base range average to use when determining when a candle CLOSE is at or near another candle's OPEN

TrendLength

2

 

length of trend preceding pattern

pat_InNeck

InNeck

2

Bearish

Continuation

In Neck: First candle down and long, second reversed from new low and finishes at or a bit above first candle's close

Optional Parameters

Name

Def

 

Description

Ago

0

 

Number of candles back to look at. Default 0 - current candle

RangeAveragePeriod

10

 

period for determining base range average

TrendLength

2

 

length of trend preceding pattern

SmallDiff

5

 

percent that determines the "a bit above" in the description

pat_InsideBar_bullpat_Separatorpat_InsideBar_bear

InsideBar

2

Both

Reversal

Inside Bar: First candle in trend, second reversed and contained within first.

Optional Parameters

Name

Def

 

Description

Ago

0

 

Number of candles back to look at. Default 0 - current candle

TrendLength

2

 

length of trend preceding pattern

pat_InvertedHammer

InvertedHammer

2

Bullish

Reversal

Inverted Hammer: Long down candle followed by short candle small bottom wick long top wick

Optional Parameters

Name

Def

 

Description

Ago

0

 

Number of candles back to look at. Default 0 - current candle

RangeAveragePeriod

10

 

period for determining base range average

ShortPercent

30

 

% of base range average to use when determining "short candle"

SmallWickPercent

5

 

% of base range average to use when determining "small wick"

LongWickPercent

150

 

% of candle body to use when determining "long wick"

TrendLength

2

 

length of trend preceding pattern

pat_Kicking_bullpat_Separatorpat_Kicking_bear

Kicking

2

Both

Reversal

Kicking: Two no shadow long candles, second is a reverse and anti-trend gap

Optional Parameters

Name

Def

 

Description

Ago

0

 

Number of candles back to look at. Default 0 - current candle

RangeAveragePeriod

10

 

period for determining base range average

SmallWickPercent

5

 

% of base range average to use when determining "small wick"

pat_LongLeggedDoji_bullpat_Separatorpat_LongLeggedDoji_bear

LongLeggedDoji

1

Both

Reversal

Long Legged Doji: Doji that has a long wick

Optional Parameters

Name

Def

 

Description

Ago

0

 

Number of candles back to look at. Default 0 - current candle

RangeAveragePeriod

10

 

period for determining base range average

DojiPercent

10

 

% of base range average to use when determining "almost equal"

LongWickPercent

50

 

% of base range average to use when determining "long wick"

TrendLength

2

 

length of trend preceding pattern

pat_LowPriceGappingPlay

LowPriceGappingPlay

5

Bearish

Continuation

Low Price Gapping Play: Big down candle followed by 3 short ones in the lower half of first candle followed by another long down candle

Optional Parameters

Name

Def

 

Description

Ago

0

 

Number of candles back to look at. Default 0 - current candle

RangeAveragePeriod

10

 

period for determining base range average

ShortPercent

30

 

% of base range average to use when determining what "short" is

SmallWickPercent

5

 

% of base range average to use when determining what "small wick" is

TrendLength

2

 

length of trend preceding pattern

pat_Marubozu

Marubozu

1

Neither

Continuation

Marubozu: A candle with no wicks or very small wicks

Optional Parameters

Name

Def

 

Description

Ago

0

 

Number of candles back to look at. Default 0 - current candle

RangeAveragePeriod

10

 

period for determining base range average

SmallWickPercent

10

 

% of base range average to use when determining the size of a Small wick

pat_MatchingLow

MatchingLow

2

Bullish

Reversal

Matching Low: A long down candle that is followed by another down candle that end at same close

Optional Parameters

Name

Def

 

Description

Ago

0

 

Number of candles back to look at. Default 0 - current candle

RangeAveragePeriod

10

 

period for determining base range average

NearPercent

5

 

% of base range average to use when determining when a two closes match

TrendLength

2

 

length of trend preceding pattern

pat_MatHold

MatHold

5

Bullish

Continuation

Mat Hold: Big up candle followed by a gapping up down candle followed by two short downtrending candles followed by longish up candle

Optional Parameters

Name

Def

 

Description

Ago

0

 

Number of candles back to look at. Default 0 - current candle

RangeAveragePeriod

10

 

period for determining base range average

ShortPercent

25

 

% of base range average to use when determining what "short" is

TrendLength

2

 

length of trend preceding pattern

pat_MeetingLines_bullpat_Separatorpat_MeetingLines_bear

MeetingLines

2

Both

Reversal

Meeting Lines: First candle long, second reverses but close equal to first

Optional Parameters

Name

Def

 

Description

Ago

0

 

Number of candles back to look at. Default 0 - current candle

RangeAveragePeriod

10

 

period for determining base range average

NearPercent

5

 

% of base range average to use when determining when a two closes match

TrendLength

2

 

length of trend preceding pattern

pat_MorningDojiStar

MorningDojiStar

3

Bullish

Reversal

Morning Doji Star: Long down candle followed by gap down doji followed by a reverse candle
same as MorningStar, but with much shorter middle candle

Optional Parameters

Name

Def

 

Description

Ago

0

 

Number of candles back to look at. Default 0 - current candle

RangeAveragePeriod

10

 

period for determining base range average

DojiPercent

10

 

% of base range average to use when determining "almost equal" for Doji

TrendLength

2

 

length of trend preceding pattern

pat_MorningStar

MorningStar

3

Bullish

Reversal

Morning Star: Long down candle followed by gap down short candle followed by a reverse candle

Optional Parameters

Name

Def

 

Description

Ago

0

 

Number of candles back to look at. Default 0 - current candle

RangeAveragePeriod

10

 

period for determining base range average

ShortPercent

25

 

% of base range average to use when determining what "short" is

TrendLength

2

 

length of trend preceding pattern

pat_OnNeck

OnNeck

2

Bearish

Continuation

On Neck: First candle down and long, second up candle opens from new low and finishes around first candle's close

Optional Parameters

Name

Def

 

Description

Ago

0

 

Number of candles back to look at. Default 0 - current candle

RangeAveragePeriod

10

 

period for determining base range average

NearPercent

5

 

% of base range average to use when determining when a two closes match

TrendLength

2

 

length of trend preceding pattern

pat_PiercingLine

PiercingLine

2

Bullish

Reversal

Piercing Line: First candle down and long, second up candle opens from new low and closes in the upper half of first candle's close

Optional Parameters

Name

Def

 

Description

Ago

0

 

Number of candles back to look at. Default 0 - current candle

RangeAveragePeriod

10

 

period for determining base range average

TrendLength

2

 

length of trend preceding pattern

pat_RisingThreeMethods

RisingThreeMethods

5

Bullish

Continuation

Rising Three Methods: Big up candle followed by 3 short downtrending ones followed by another long up candle

Optional Parameters

Name

Def

 

Description

Ago

0

 

Number of candles back to look at. Default 0 - current candle

RangeAveragePeriod

10

 

period for determining base range average

ShortPercent

25

 

% of base range average to use when determining what "short" is

TrendLength

2

 

length of trend preceding pattern

pat_SeparatingLines_bullpat_Separatorpat_SeparatingLines_bear

SeparatingLines

2

Both

Continuation

Separating Lines: First candle long, second long, reverses with same open as first, and no wick on open

Optional Parameters

Name

Def

 

Description

Ago

0

 

Number of candles back to look at. Default 0 - current candle

RangeAveragePeriod

10

 

period for determining base range average

SmallDiff

5

 

% of base range average to use when determining when wick is small or opens almost equal

TrendLength

2

 

length of trend preceding pattern

pat_ShootingStar

ShootingStar

2

Bearish

Reversal

Shooting Star: First candle up, second down and gaps up from first, with a long top and tiny bottom wick

Optional Parameters

Name

Def

 

Description

Ago

0

 

Number of candles back to look at. Default 0 - current candle

RangeAveragePeriod

10

 

period for determining base range average

ShortPercent

25

 

% of base range average to use when determining what "short candle" is

ShortWickPercent

5

 

% of base range averagebody when determining what "short wick" is

LongWickPercent

150

 

% of body height to use when determining what "long wick" is

TrendLength

2

 

length of trend preceding pattern

pat_SideBySideWhiteLines_bullpat_Separatorpat_SideBySideWhiteLines_bear

SideBySideWhiteLines

3

Both

Continuation

Side By Side White Lines: Ends with two up candles that gap from first and have same open and about the same size

Optional Parameters

Name

Def

 

Description

Ago

0

 

Number of candles back to look at. Default 0 - current candle

RangeAveragePeriod

10

 

period for determining base range average

NearPercent

5

 

% of base range average to use when determining when two opens match

SameSizePercent

5

 

highest % difference for "same size" determination

TrendLength

2

 

length of trend preceding pattern

pat_StickSandwich

StickSandwich

3

Bullish

Reversal

Stick Sandwich: Down candle followed by up candle with open > prev. close followed by down candle w/close same as first one

Optional Parameters

Name

Def

 

Description

Ago

0

 

Number of candles back to look at. Default 0 - current candle

RangeAveragePeriod

10

 

period for determining base range average

NearPercent

5

 

% of base range average to use when determining when two closes match

TrendLength

2

 

length of trend preceding pattern

pat_ThreeBlackCrows

ThreeBlackCrows

3

Bearish

Reversal

Three Black Crows: All three candles are down and long, stepping down without gaps

Optional Parameters

Name

Def

 

Description

Ago

0

 

Number of candles back to look at. Default 0 - current candle

RangeAveragePeriod

10

 

period for determining base range average

TrendLength

2

 

length of trend preceding pattern

pat_ThreeInsideDown

ThreeInsideDown

3

Bearish

Reversal

Three Inside Down: First two candles are bearish Harami, third candle is down and its close is lower than prev. close

Optional Parameters

Name

Def

 

Description

Ago

0

 

Number of candles back to look at. Default 0 - current candle

RangeAveragePeriod

10

 

period for determining base range average

ShortPercent

25

 

% of base range average to use when determining what "short candle" is

TrendLength

2

 

length of trend preceding pattern

pat_ThreeInsideUp

ThreeInsideUp

3

Bullish

Reversal

Three Inside Up: First two candles are bullish Harami, third candle is up and its close is higher than prev. close

Optional Parameters

Name

Def

 

Description

Ago

0

 

Number of candles back to look at. Default 0 - current candle

RangeAveragePeriod

10

 

period for determining base range average

ShortPercent

25

 

% of base range average to use when determining what "short candle" is

TrendLength

2

 

length of trend preceding pattern

pat_ThreeLineStrike_bullpat_Separatorpat_ThreeLineStrike_bear

ThreeLineStrike

4

Both

Continuation

Three Line Strike: Three long candles continuing the trend followed by reversed candle that goes back past the first candle

Optional Parameters

Name

Def

 

Description

Ago

0

 

Number of candles back to look at. Default 0 - current candle

RangeAveragePeriod

10

 

period for determining base range average

TrendLength

2

 

length of trend preceding pattern

pat_ThreeOutsideDown

ThreeOutsideDown

3

Bearish

Reversal

Three Outside Down: First two candles are Engulfing, third candle is down and its close is lower than prev. close

Optional Parameters

Name

Def

 

Description

Ago

0

 

Number of candles back to look at. Default 0 - current candle

RangeAveragePeriod

10

 

period for determining base range average

TrendLength

2

 

length of trend preceding pattern

pat_ThreeOutsideUp

ThreeOutsideUp

3

Bullish

Reversal

Three Outside Up: First two candles are Engulfing, third candle is up and its close is higher than prev. close

Optional Parameters

Name

Def

 

Description

Ago

0

 

Number of candles back to look at. Default 0 - current candle

RangeAveragePeriod

10

 

period for determining base range average

TrendLength

2

 

length of trend preceding pattern

pat_ThreeStarsInTheSouth

ThreeStarsInTheSouth

3

Bullish

Reversal

Three Stars In The South: First down long, with long bottom and tiny top wick, second like first but smaller and lower, third small, down, tiny wicks, closes inside second

Optional Parameters

Name

Def

 

Description

Ago

0

 

Number of candles back to look at. Default 0 - current candle

RangeAveragePeriod

10

 

period for determining base range average

ShortPercent

25

 

% of base range average to use when determining what "short candle" is

ShortWickPercent

5

 

% of base range averagebody when determining what "short wick" is

LongWickPercent

150

 

% of body height to use when determining what "long wick" is

TrendLength

2

 

length of trend preceding pattern

pat_ThreeWhiteSoldiers

ThreeWhiteSoldiers

3

Bullish

Reversal

Three White Soldiers: All three candles are up and long, stepping up without gaps

Optional Parameters

Name

Def

 

Description

Ago

0

 

Number of candles back to look at. Default 0 - current candle

RangeAveragePeriod

10

 

period for determining base range average

TrendLength

2

 

length of trend preceding pattern

pat_Thrusting

Thrusting

2

Bearish

Continuation

Thrusting: Down candle followed by up candle that opens at new low and closes in lower half of first candle

Optional Parameters

Name

Def

 

Description

Ago

0

 

Number of candles back to look at. Default 0 - current candle

TrendLength

2

 

length of trend preceding pattern

pat_TriStar_bullpat_Separatorpat_TriStar_bear

TriStar

3

Both

Reversal

Tri Star: Three Doji candles, second gapping from first, third reverse-gapping from second

Optional Parameters

Name

Def

 

Description

Ago

0

 

Number of candles back to look at. Default 0 - current candle

RangeAveragePeriod

10

 

period for determining base range average

DojiPercent

10

 

% of base range average to use when determining "almost equal" for Doji

TrendLength

2

 

length of trend preceding pattern

pat_TwoCrows

TwoCrows

3

Both

Reversal

Two Crows: Long up candle followed by gap up down candle followed by down candle that opens inside second and closes inside first

Optional Parameters

Name

Def

 

Description

Ago

0

 

Number of candles back to look at. Default 0 - current candle

RangeAveragePeriod

10

 

period for determining base range average

TrendLength

2

 

length of trend preceding pattern

pat_UniqueThreeRiverBottom

UniqueThreeRiverBottom

3

Bullish

Reversal

Unique Three River Bottom: Long down candle, followed by engulfed down no top, long bottom wick candle, followed by short up candle w/close lower than second candle's

Optional Parameters

Name

Def

 

Description

Ago

0

 

Number of candles back to look at. Default 0 - current candle

RangeAveragePeriod

10

 

period for determining base range average

ShortPercent

25

 

% of base range average to use when determining what "short candle" is

ShortWickPercent

5

 

% of base range averagebody when determining what "short wick" is

LongWickPercent

150

 

% of body height to use when determining what "long wick" is

TrendLength

2

 

length of trend preceding pattern

pat_UpsideGapThreeMethods

UpsideGapThreeMethods

3

Bullish

Continuation

Upside Gap Three Methods: Two big up candles, second gapping up followed by down candle covering the gap

Optional Parameters

Name

Def

 

Description

Ago

0

 

Number of candles back to look at. Default 0 - current candle

RangeAveragePeriod

10

 

period for determining base range average

TrendLength

2

 

length of trend preceding pattern

pat_UpsideGapTwoCrows

UpsideGapTwoCrows

3

Bearish

Reversal

Upside Gap Two Crows: Long up candle followed by gap up down candle followed by down candle that opens above second open and closes inside the gap

Optional Parameters

Name

Def

 

Description

Ago

0

 

Number of candles back to look at. Default 0 - current candle

RangeAveragePeriod

10

 

period for determining base range average

TrendLength

2

 

length of trend preceding pattern

pat_UpsideTasukiGap

UpsideTasukiGap

3

Bullish

Continuation

Upside Tasuki Gap: Two up candles, second gapping up followed by down candle opening in second body and closing in the gap

Optional Parameters

Name

Def

 

Description

Ago

0

 

Number of candles back to look at. Default 0 - current candle

TrendLength

2

 

length of trend preceding pattern