Originally Posted by Lord Voldemort
If you evolve it from a Wynaut, you get access to Charm, Encore, and some other moves.
I would say...
Since if you Encore a stat upping move, at least you can take them down with you.
yup best, although some people prefer safeguard / charm > DB.
Encore a move then counter / mirror coat it's type. When it's a raising move or a ghost it can be a good chance to set up belly pass smeargle. If it's toxic, then it can be good for something like swellow.