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 Akuma no muchi
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 when mixed 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]

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A malevolent lash that gives off a distinctly ominous aura
Stats with forge buffs
Attack +72/74/78/82
Charm +16/17/18/20
4% chance to charm demons
Price Location
6,500/3,250 Sold in Puerto Valor & Phnom Nonh, act 2
Forging difficulty
Platinum ore x2, Grubby bandage x3, Purple eye x2
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The manual for crafting the whip, The Devil's in the Details, is found in a Heliodor castle bookshelf