The Bearish Breakaway pattern is a five candle reversal formation that occurs during an uptrend. The first candle in the formation is long and white. The second candle is also long gaps away from the first in the direction of the trend. The third candle can be either color, but does not show a change in trend direction. The fourth candle continues in the direction of the preceeding trend. The fifth candlestick has a long black body, opens against the trend and continues in that direction to close the gap.