Educational 09: Bat Pattern

FX_IDC:USDINR   U.S. Dollar / Indian Rupee
The Harmonic Bat is a variation to the Gartley pattern which was developed by Scott Carney. It is considered to be one of the more accurate patterns exhibiting a higher success rate than any other harmonic patterns . The bat pattern might look similar to a Gartley 222 Butterfly pattern but differs only minutely in terms of the Fibonacci ratios between the swing/ pivot points .

It is the third most important trading pattern in Harmonic Pattern series , called Bat Pattern which is also frequently observed in markets. It is known as the most accurate and precise pattern among other Harmonic patterns .

The Harmonic Bat Pattern is made up of 5 swing points, X,A, B, C and D and come in Bullish and Bearish bat variations.

The Harmonic Bat pattern has the following characteristics which can be used to identify the Bat pattern .

AB leg can retrace between 38.2% – 50% of XA leg
BC leg can retrace between 38.2% – 88.6% of AB leg
CD leg can retrace up to 88.6% of XA leg
CD leg can also be an extension of between 1.618% – 2.618% of AB leg

The Bat pattern is much similar to the Gartley 222 Pattern (link attached) where they share similar formation overall but differentiate when it comes to formation of XA Leg and CD Leg.

The pattern can be used in all markets and at any time frames with most accuracy.

Purpose: To share quality information within community that may help individual trader to learn more and take inform decisions in order to generate consistent positive results.

Practice the above said chart pattern and share it below with us.

Thanks for the support,

Best Regards,
Neetesh Jain

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how one can predict ALTERNATE BAT and BAT PATTERN.......
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NeeteshJain rohit.muluk
Just follow the guidelines provided to the pattern formation in order to predict and spot it. Regards
I found one on Reliance. Good chances of this moving up from here because of added support and RSI conditions.
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prateektr92 prateektr92
A better image
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NeeteshJain prateektr92
@prateektr92 Well spotted Prateek, I believe you can initiate a call at better risk reward. Good work, Regards
prateektr92 NeeteshJain
@NeeteshJain, Thanks Neetesh. I was uncertain about the election results, so waited on the sidelines. Despite the big fall in the day, it managed to close higher than previous day. What would be your take on it now?
Earlier we had BAT on DLF
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@nirav5 Well spotted, Great one. Regards
Nice writeup Neetesh. I was waiting for this simple tutorial as you said you going to post this weekend. Really helpful for novice learners. Thanks ! Doing homework to identify these patterns in atleast 3-4 stock on past data.
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NeeteshJain dev_trader
@dev_trader Good to hear that you're looking charts to practise it as it is the only way to incorporate it in your trading style. Look forward for your chart, wish you the best. Thanks, Regards
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