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Is there a special ability that doesn't allow a Pokemon to switch/escape from a battle even if it uses Roar?

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i've heard about a special ability that doesn't allow a Pokemon to switch/escape from a battle ever if it use Roar.
please tell me if there a ability like that and what's the name of it.

asked Jan 17, 2013 by Yona
edited Jan 18, 2013 by Pokemaster
Who on earth downvoted my answer? I misread the question!
People downvote when it's wrong, so it was probably wrong.
Just as a side note, the Pokemon that is trapped can still use a move like U-Turn or Volt Switch (unless the Pokemon is immune to electric moves, such as Trapinch/ Dugtrio) which returns to trapped Pokemon back to the Pokeball, or use a move such as Dragon Tail, Whirlwind or Roar to force the Arena Trap/ Shadow Tag Pokemon to switch to another.
And it appears that they downvoted it AFTER I realized that I misread the question and hid my answer!
You can't downvote when a question is hidden......And it's only one downvote..

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The abilities you mean are called Arena Trap and Shadow Tag though they work differently then you described. The opponent can still escape using Baton Pass and if they are forced out of the battle.

answered Jan 17, 2013 by Aura Warrior
selected Jan 18, 2013 by Yona
*or volt switch or u-turn
I know that i just didnt put those in
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They are called Arena Trap and Shadow Tag.

Just as a side note, the Pokemon that is trapped can still use a move like U-Turn or Volt Switch (unless the Pokemon is immune to electric moves, such as Trapinch/ Dugtrio) which returns to trapped Pokemon back to the Pokeball, or use a move such as Dragon Tail, Whirlwind or Roar to force the Arena Trap/ Shadow Tag Pokemon to switch to another. (Credit to marzipan)

answered Jan 17, 2013 by JirachiCelebiMew
edited Jan 17, 2013 by JirachiCelebiMew