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  • Tezos price is up by 44% since January 2 and has peaked at $2.8.
  • The digital asset plummeted in the past 12 hours, losing more than 10% of its value.

Tezos had a massive breakout on January 2 after trading sideways for weeks. The digital asset peaked at $2.8 on January 7 before plummeting down to $2.46, the current price. Bulls need to defend a crucial support level to avoid further downside action.

Tezos must defend $2.25 to resume uptrend and avoid crashing

The 10% loss in the past 12 hours should be considered healthy given the magnitude of the previous run. Now, the digital asset is dropping faster towards a significant support level on the 12-hour chart.

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 XTZ/USD 12-hour chart

On the 12-hour chart, the most important support level is the 26-EMA which is located at $2.25. Tezos price is quickly dropping towards it and bulls need to defend it at all costs to resume the uptrend and aim for a higher high above $2.8.  

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XTZ/USD daily chart

However, on the daily chart, this rejection is really significant as it seems Tezos has potentially established a triple top at $2.74. This can be a deadly pattern with the ability to push Tezos price down to $2 in the short-term.