Volkner is the final Gym Leader of Sunyshore City, and distributes the Beacon Badge to worthy trainers. Upon arrival to Sunyshore, the player discovers that Volkner has become depressed due to lack of worthwhile opponents, and plans to take on the Elite Four. He is good friends with Flint of the Sinnoh Elite Four.
Volkner gives 5880G upon defeat.
Volkner gives 6000G when beaten.
He gives the Beacon Badge and TM 57-Charge Beam.
Double Battle With Flint
Before the players enters the Sinnoh Battle Frontier, they along with their rival, Barry, are challenged to a double battle by Volkner and his good friend and Elite Four member, Flint.