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Scenario:
Swampert used protect!
Blastoise used roar!
Absol was dragged out!

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Yes as of Generation 6 both Roar and Whirlwind can bypass Protect and Detect.

But in Generations 1-5 they are unable to bypass both Protect and Detect.

Source 1: Experience
Source 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GNS4fGUzfXo
Source 3: http://www.smogon.com/xyhub/

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:/ i need someone to confirm the smogon research with like battle experience or something
NO SHOWDOWN SOURCE thx : )
It's works I had a battle with my friend a while ago and I was surprised to find that when I used Protect I was sent away when he used Roar :)
Same here. I've done it before in-game.
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Looks like in X and Y that was changed, and they now go through protecting moves. Thanks, pwnermewtwo.

In all other Generations they don't go through protecting moves.

http://www.smogon.com/xyhub/

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but here: http://www.smogon.com/xyhub/ has found that it doesnt block... btw go to research