Originally Posted by Fat Jimbon
You could test Protect over Roar to see if it works, however from personal experience I do think Roar is a much better option. The ability to phase out things such as Volcarona and Latias is really nice, especially since you look massively CM Latias weak without Roar, as your only option is to outspeed with Salamence.
I haven't tested Protect yet, but roar does come in handy a lot.
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