In the core series games
In the Generation V games, the Black Flute can be sold to the billionaire maniac in Undella Town for 8000.
Generation III to IV
When used in the field, reduces wild Pokémon encounter rate by 50%. This effect will last until a map transition takes place.
Generation V to Pokémon X and Y
The Black Flute serves no practical purpose other than to be sold.
Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire
When used in the field, increases the level of wild Pokémon by one to four levels. The effect disappears when the player leaves the area.
||A glass flute that keeps away wild Pokémon.
||A black glass flute. When blown, it makes wild Pokémon less likely to appear.
||An item brought over from a faraway place.
||A black flute made from blown glass. Its melody makes wild Pokémon less likely to appear.
||A toy flute made from black glass. A maniac will buy it for a high price.
||A lovely toy flute to admire. It's made from black glass.
|A flute made from black glass. It makes it easier to encounter strong Pokémon in the place you use it.
In the anime
In other languages