Leather whip

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Leather whip
Japanese 皮のムチ
Romaji {{{romaji}}}
Old localizations Leather whip
Found in Dragon Quest VII
Dragon Quest VIII
Dragon Quest IX
Dragon Quest X
Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker
Effect Inflicts damage to a single group of enemies.

The leather whip is a recurring whip in the Dragon Quest series. It is usually the first whip that the player can obtain, and attacks a group of enemies.


The whip is a simple bullwhip made out of braided leather of the kind used by farmers to drive livestock.


Dragon Quest VII: Fragments of the Forgotten Past[edit]

The leather whip has an attack bonus of +25 and a style bonus of +11. It can only be equipped by Maribel and Aishe. It can be purchased from Greenthumb Gardens and the Pilgrim's Rest Inn for 1,300 gold and sold for 650 gold. Leather whips can also be won as prizes from the Lucky Panel at the Casino.

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

The leather whip has an attack bonus of +6. It can only be equipped by Jessica and is part of her initial equipment. The whip can be sold for 85 gold, but it is quite rare as it cannot be purchased in any shops. Another whip can be found in a treasure chest in the Pickham Region. They can also be dropped by terror tabbies and king squids. It can be upgraded into a snakeskin whip by combining it with a scale shield in the Alchemy Pot or used to make a Leather kilt by combining it with a Bandana. In the 3DS version, the whip can also be equipped by Red.

Recipe: Devil's tail + Saint's ashes

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

DQIX Leather whip.png  Leather whip
Rarity ★☆☆☆☆
Attack +4
Equipable by Luminary, Mage, Minstrel, Omnivocational Whipmaster
Found Sold in Angel Falls
Buy Price 95
Sell Price 48
Flavor text A whip made of hide that can hit a whole heap of enemies at once.
Notes Upgrades into the Snakeskin whip.

Dragon Quest X[edit]

Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker[edit]

The leather whip has an attack bonus of +2.