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Candle Absorption Full

This indicator detects the Engulfing candlestick pattern and draws the corresponding market entry signal.


  1. It works on all pairs and timeframes.
  2. The indicator analyzes a combination of 2 or 3 candlesticks depending on settings.
  3. The number of pre-calculated bars (signals) is configurable.
  4. The indicator can send an alert to notify of a found signal.
  5. Signal can be filtered by setting the number of candlesticks of the same color (trend) preceding the pattern formation.
  6. The indicator has an SMA based filter.

Input Parameters

  • Consider candles without a body - take the doji candlesticks (without the body) into account. The default is no.
  • Consider absorption in 3 candles - take into account the engulfing of the second candlestick instead of the first one as is usually done. The default is no.
  • SMA Period - moving average period
  • SMA Filter ON/OFF - enable/disable the SMA filter
  • Number of trend candles before absorption - additional filter. The number of candlesticks of the same color preceding the engulfing pattern. The default value is 1.
  • Inform about finding the signal - notification (Alert) of the found signal. The default is no.
  • Perfect Absorption - enable/disable perfect engulfing (when the body of the first candlestick is fully absorbed by the second candlestick)
  • Persent of Absorption 1 = 100% - the minimum percent by which the second candlestick should be larger than the first one.
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Version 1.10 2018.03.28
New functions have been added.
Minor bug fixes.