Spiked steel whip
The Spiked steel whip (or just steel whip) is a recurring weapon in the Dragon Quest franchise.
The spiked steel whip has an attack bonus of +65 and a style bonus of +22.Only Ashlynn can equip them. They can be sold for 5,550 gold and bought for 7,400 gold in Clearvale, Arkbolt, and Mt Snowhere.
The spiked steel whip has an attack bonus of +54 and has a one star rarity. It can be sold 6600 gold but not bought. It can be upgraded into a gigaspike whip. It can be created using this alchemy recipe: Iron whip + lava lump + iron ore. Its in game description is "A wicked whip woven from steel wires with spiny protrusions." Mages, Minstrels, and Luminaries can equip them.
The spiked steel whip has an attack bonus of +42. Its in game description is "A woven-steel whip able to strike all foes at once." It can be bought at the Lethal Weapons Armoury for 15,040 gold.
The spiked steel whip has an attack bonus of +48. It can be bought for 9,192 gold and sold for 920 gold.