Red Flute

Red Flute
Red Vidro
Red Flute
Red Flute
Pokémon Global Link artwork
Introduced in Generation III
Generation III Bag Items pocket icon.png Items
Generation IV Bag Battle items pocket icon.png Battle items
Generation V Bag Items pocket icon.png Items
Generation VI Bag Items pocket icon.png ItemsXY
Generation VI Bag Medicine pocket icon.png MedicineORAS
Generation VII Bag Medicine pocket icon.png Medicine
Power 30

The Red Flute (Japanese: あかいビードロ Red Vidro) is a type of medicine introduced in Generation III. It is one of the flutes.

In the core series games


Games Cost Sell price
N/A  100

In the Generation V games, the Red Flute can be sold to the billionaire maniac in Undella Town for  7500.


Generation III to IV

When used in battle, snaps a Pokémon out of infatuation.

Generation V and Pokémon X and Y

The Red Flute serves no practical purpose other than to be sold.

Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire

When used in battle, snaps a Pokémon out of infatuation.


Games Description
RSE A glass flute that snaps Pokémon out of attraction.
FRLG A red glass flute that snaps one Pokémon out of infatuation.
Colo. A glass flute that snaps a Pokémon's attraction.
XD A glass flute that snaps a Pokémon out of attraction.
DPPtHGSS A red flute made from blown glass. Its melody snaps a single Pokémon out of infatuation.
BWB2W2 A toy flute made from red glass. A maniac will buy it for a high price.
XY A lovely toy flute to admire. It's made from red glass.
A flute made from red glass that snaps Pokémon out of infatuation.


Games Finite methods Repeatable methods
RSE Route 113 Glass Workshop (500 steps)
FRLG Trade
DPPt Trade
HGSS Lake of Rage
BW Route 13 (treasure hunter)
B2W2 Route 13 (treasure hunter)
XY Trade
ORAS Route 113 Glass Workshop (500 grams)

In the anime

Flutes in the anime

In Serving Up the Flute Cup!, a Red Flute was among the set of flutes promised for the winner of the Battle Frontier Flute Cup, which was eventually won by Ash. Mimey was seen playing it at the end of the episode.


  • The Red Flute (along with the Blue Flute and Yellow Flute) was moved to the medicine pocket in Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, meaning that it has been in three different bag pockets over three generations.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 紅色玻璃哨 Hùhngsīk Bōlēi Saau
Mandarin 紅色玻璃哨 / 红色玻璃哨 Hóngsè Bōlí Shào *
紅色哨子 / 红色哨子 Hóngsè Shàozi *
  French Flûte Rouge
  German Rote Flöte
  Italian Flauto Rosso
  Korean 빨강비드로 Ppalgang Vidro
  Spanish Flauta Roja

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