Originally Posted by Diamond1304
I've a question relating to the Cover action in battles. Can Protect/Detect be used to Cover an ally? If so, will the BP difference matter since Protect/Detect has none? Similarly can defensive moves ie Defense Curl, Iron Defense, Cotton Guard etc be used as a Cover too?
"Cover" specifically deals with using an attacking move to block another attacking move. Paperfairy is right in saying you couldn't use a defensive move to Cover, BUT, that's not to say you couldn't use them creatively for that same purpose.