A hammer candle is defined here as 1) the lower shadow (wick) is at least twice the length of the main body and 2) the close is in the top half of the range.
A shooting star has the opposite conditions 1) the upper shadow is at least twice the size of the main body and 2) the close is in the lower half of the range.
These candles should not be used by themselves...
I decided to republish this one without the trend filter and with all the major symbols active. This will allow for all the patterns to show up.
Due to 15 different candlestick formations in this one script, it will be difficult to turn off the last few due to screen size. You can turn off individual patterns on the settings screen.
I have everything spelled out...
Let me introduce my Shooting Star automatic finding script.
This is a bearish reversal candlestick which occurs in an uptrend. It has a long
upper shadow with little, or no lower shadow, and a small real body near the lows
of the session.
HG Scalpius H & SS Scan
This indicator highlights hammer candles and shooting star candles based on the below definitions:
Hammer = lower wick >= 2* real body and closes in top half of range
Shooting Star = upper wick >= 2*real body and closes in bottom half of range
hammer = (min(open,close)-low)>= (2*abs(open-close)) and close >...