Azure Flute

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The Azure Flute (Japanese: てんかいのふえ Heaven Flute) is an event item received through a Nintendo event needed to access the Hall of Origin, where Arceus can be encountered in Pokémon Diamond and Pearl.

When the top of Mt. Coronet is reached, the player may choose to use the Azure Flute; this will cause a staircase to appear that the player can use to reach the Hall of Origin. It is said to play a tune that is beyond this world.

So far, this item has never been distributed officially anywhere in the world, even in Japan, and as such is only available by use of cheating or hacking.


  • When the Azure Flute is used at Spear Pillar, it plays the first few notes of the game's intro cutscene.
  • Although the Azure Flute will remain in the Bag after it is used, once Arceus is caught, the Azure Flute will no longer summon the entrance to the Hall of Origin when played at the Spear Pillar. Instead, a message reading "The Azure Flute echoed hollowly..." will appear. However, if the player accidentally knocks out Arceus, they can use Azure Flute again to re-summon Arceus.
  • This is the only item currently not obtainable

Event distributions
Standard event Pokémon distributions
Generation I: JapaneseEuropean language
Generation II: JapaneseEuropean language
Generation III: JapaneseEnglishGermanSpanishFrenchItalian
Generation IV: Japanese (local | Wi-Fi) • English (local | Wi-Fi) • German (local | Wi-Fi)
Spanish (local | Wi-Fi) • French (local | Wi-Fi) • Italian (local | Wi-Fi) • Korean (local | Wi-Fi)
Trading (GTS)
Generation V: Japanese (local | Wi-Fi) • English (local | Wi-Fi) • German (local | Wi-Fi)
Spanish (local | Wi-Fi) • French (local | Wi-Fi) • Italian (local | Wi-Fi) • Korean (local | Wi-Fi)
Global Link promotions
Generation VI: Japanese region (Nintendo Network | serial code) • American region (Nintendo Network | serial code)
PAL region (Nintendo Network | serial code) • Korean region (Nintendo Network | serial code)
Taiwanese region (Nintendo Network | serial code)
Generation VII: Japanese region (Nintendo Network) • American region (Nintendo Network)
PAL region (Nintendo Network) • Korean region (Nintendo Network)
Taiwanese region (Nintendo Network)
LocalQR Codes
Specific events: Gather More Pokémon! Campaign
PCNY (Gen II | Gen III) • Trade and Battle DayJourney Across AmericaParty of the Decade
Special Pokémon from games
In-game: Gen IGen IIGen IIIGen IVGen VGen VIGen VIIIn-game trades (Hayley's trades)
Game-based: Gen IGen IIGen IIIGen IVGen VIGen VII
Other: Undistributed
Non-Pokémon event distributions
Gen IIIGen IVGen VGen VIGen VII (Game-based)
Global Link
Gen VGen VIGen VII


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