The Black Flute (Japanese: くろいビードロ Black Vidro) is a type of item introduced in Generation III. It is one of the flutes.
In the Generation V games, the Black Flute can be sold to the billionaire maniac in Undella Town for 8000.
When used in the field, reduces wild Pokémon encounter rate by 50%. This effect will last until a map transition takes place.
The Black Flute serves no practical purpose other than to be sold.
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 Black Flute appeared in JN007, where it was included in the set of flutes rewarded to Ash for winning the Battle Frontier Flute Cup.