Demon whip

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A magical whip surrounded by an air of danger. (Description when selecting the Demon whip in PS2 Dragon Quest VIII.
Demon whip
Japanese あくまのムチ
Romaji {{{romaji}}}
Old localizations None
Found in Dragon Quest VIII
Dragon Quest IX
Dragon Quest XI
Effect Cursed
Charms demons (XI only)

The Demon whip is a recurring weapon in the Dragon Quest franchise. You may want to think twice before equipping it though...


Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King[edit]

The Demon whip has an Attack bonus of +72, and is Cursed, stunning the wielder 25% of the time. It can be purified into a Scourge whip if you mix it with Saint's ashes in the alchemy pot.

Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies[edit]

 Demon whip  (DS)
Rarity ★☆☆☆☆
Attack +72
Equipable by Luminary, Mage, Minstrel, Omnivocational Whipmaster
Recipe Iron whip x 1, Terrible tattoo x 1, Wing of bat x 3
Found Rank D blue chest in Grotto
Buy Price N/A
Sell Price 1,980
Flavor text A warped whip that whiffs worryingly of wickedness.
Notes Chance to stun wielder for one turn
Upgrades into the Archdemon whip

Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age[edit]

 Demon whip
Rarity ★★☆☆☆
Attack +76
(+74 , +78 , +82)
Charm +16
(+17 , +18 , +20)
Demon beguile +4%
Equipable by Sylvando, Veronica
Found Puerto Valor & Phnom Nonh
Recipe Platinum ore x2, Grubby bandage x3, Purple eye x2
Buy Price 6,500
Sell Price 3,250
Flavor text A malevolent lash that gives off a distinctly ominous aura

The manual for crafting the whip, The Devil's in the Details, is found in a Heliodor castle bookshelf