Williams Fractal

Created by Larry Williams, Fractal is a retrospective price pattern that identifies a central high or low point chevron. [Discuss] 💬

chart for Williams Fractal

// C# usage syntax
IEnumerable<FractalResult> results =


windowSpan int - Evaluation window span width (S). Must be at least 2. Default is 2.

endType EndType - Determines whether Close or High/Low are used to find end points. See EndType options below. Default is EndType.HighLow.

The total evaluation window size is 2×S+1, representing ±S from the evaluation date.

Historical quotes requirements

You must have at least 2×S+1 periods of quotes to cover the warmup periods; however, more is typically provided since this is a chartable candlestick pattern.

quotes is a collection of generic TQuote historical price quotes. It should have a consistent frequency (day, hour, minute, etc). See the Guide for more information.

EndType options

EndType.Close - Chevron point identified from Close price

EndType.HighLow - Chevron point identified from High and Low price (default)



👉 Repaint warning: this price pattern uses future bars and will never identify a fractal in the last S periods of quotes. Fractals are retroactively identified.


Date DateTime - Date from evaluated TQuote

FractalBear decimal - Value indicates a high point; otherwise null is returned.

FractalBull decimal - Value indicates a low point; otherwise null is returned.


See Utilities and helpers for more information.


This indicator is not chain-enabled and must be generated from quotes. It cannot be used for further processing by other chain-enabled indicators.