The ability to use a whip with great skill. Variation of Weapon Proficiency.

Also Called

  • Rope Proficiency
  • Soubenjutsu
  • Whip Mastery
  • Whip Proficiency


Users are able to demonstrate a natural aptitude for the way of the whip. The user is able to wield a whip with great proficiency in range, accuracy and speed allowing them to perform feats such as wrapping then pulling things or bringing them closer, binding their opponents, scaring/lashing opponents, binding then snatching other's weapons, swinging from high altitudes and slicing the flesh of their enemies when striking at great speed. The crack of a whip is it breaking the sound barrier, not to mention getting whipped in a vulnerable spot like the belly can slice it open.


  • Bind your enemies by entangling them.
  • Cutting
  • Attack from a distance.
  • Wide area attacks taking down multiple opponents.




  • Mostly used for long-ranged users may be at a disadvantage at close range.
  • Mostly users must be agile and fast to be able to use the whip as a weapon.

Known Users

See Also: Whip It Good


  • Lin Beifong (Avatar: The Legend of Korra)
  • Metalbending Police Force (Avatar: The Legend of Korra)
  • Catra (She-Ra and the Princesses of Power)
  • Amethyst (Steven Universe)
  • Dark Ace (Storm Hawks)
  • Killer Moth (Teen Titans)
  • Kitten/Pink X (Teen Titans)
  • Tygra (Thundercats)


  • Catwoman/Selina Kyle (DC Comics)
  • Lashina/NewGod (DC Comics)
  • Wonder Woman (DC Comics)
  • Aradia Megido (Homestuck)
  • Black-Cat (Marvel Comics)
  • Ghost Rider (Marvel Comics)
  • Felicity Hardy/Scarlet Spider (Marvel Comics)
  • Anton Vanko/Whiplash (Marvel Comics)
  • Roxy Richter (Scott Pilgrim series)
  • Eden/Edna ("Light and Shadow" comics)


  • Indiana Jones (Indiana Jones)
  • Zorro (The Legend of Zorro)
  • Pink Power Ranger (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: the Movie)
  • Agent Whiskey (Kingsman)
  • Bill Denbrough (IT)
  • Sanderson Mansnoozie/The Sandman (Rise of the Guardians)
  • Verta (White Snake (2019))

Live Television

  • Chase aka Mashin Chaser (Kamen Rider Drive); via Brake Gunner and Cobra Viral Core
  • Barb Thunderman/Electress (The Thundermans)
  • Yuri (Third Eye)
  • Liu Ying ("Ashes of Love")


  • Renji Abarai (Bleach)
  • Ryō Utagawa (Bleach)
  • LOVE (Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo)
  • Sister Jill (Cutey Honey)
  • Rosemon (Digimon)
  • Hei (Darker than Black)
  • Vuon (Dragon Ball Super)
  • Lucy Ashley (Fairy Tail)
  • Lucy Heartfilia (Fairy Tail)
  • Sister Ivry (Edens Zero)
  • Forte (Galaxy Angel)
  • Mak Sapyeong (Gosu)
  • Sa Paecheon (Gosu)
  • Felicia (Hyakuren no Haou to Seiyaku no Valkyria)
  • Sesshōmaru (Inuyasha)
  • Dino Cavallone (Katekyo Hitman Reborn!)
  • Yuu Akiyama (Kongoh Bancho)
  • Maria (La Blue Girl)
  • Precia Testarossa (Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha)
  • Rolan (Marchen Awakens Romance)
  • Makie Sasaki (Negima)
  • Kalifa (One Piece)
  • Sadi-Chan (One Piece)
  • Emporio Ivankov (One Piece) when using Sadi-Chan's Whip
  • Do-S (One-Punch Man)
  • Saki Asami (Puella Magi Kazumi Magica)
  • Tsukune (Rosario+Vampire)
  • Ivori (RWBY)
  • Sailor Venus (Sailor Moon)
  • Sailor Lead Crow (Sailor Moon)
  • Sailor Galaxia (Sailor Moon)
  • Nina Drango (Shingeki no Bahamut)
  • Maria Cadenzavna Eve (Senki Zesshou Symphogear)
  • Azenda the Tyrant (To Love-ru Darkness)
  • Mew Zakuro (Tokyo Mew Mew)
  • Yuri Tanima/Angel Lily (Wedding Peach)
  • Sanggwan Chaek (Yongbi the Invincible)
  • Harpy Ladies (Yu-Gi-Oh!)
  • Akiza Izayoi (Yu-Gi-Oh 5Ds)
  • Kurama (Yu Yu Hakusho)
  • Sherry Belmont (Zatch Bell!)
  • Zofis (Zatch Bell!)
  • Louise (Zero no Tsukaima)
  • Edna/Prince Eden of Ulsweld ("Light and Shadow Manga")

Video Games

  • Franziska von Karma (Ace Attorney)
  • Bayonetta (Bayonetta series)
  • Belmont Clan (Castlevania)
    • Leon Belmont
    • Trevor C. Belmont
    • Christopher Belmont
    • Simon Belmont
    • Juste Belmont
    • Richter Belmont
    • Julius Belmont
    • Gabriel Belmont
  • Jonathan Morris (Castlevania)
  • Nathan Graves (Castlevania)
  • Fury (Darksiders)
  • Jessica Albert (Dragon Quest)
  • Earnest Evans III (Earnest Evans)
  • Mui (Epic Seven)
  • Rydia (Final Fantasy IV)
  • Izayoi (Final Fantasy IV:The After Years)
  • Quistis Trepe (Final Fantasy VIII)
  • Seven (Final Fantasy Type-0)
  • Kratos (God of War): via Nemesis Whip
  • Rose (Jeanne D'Arc)
  • Whip (King of Fighters)
  • Mysterious Figure (Kingdom Hearts)
  • Selphie (Kingdom Hearts)
  • Kirby (Kirby); via Whip Copy Ability
  • Link (Legend of Zelda)
  • Sheik (Legend of Zelda/Super Smash Bros.)
  • Spike Rosered/Axel (Mega Man X5)
  • Ferham (Mega Man X: Command Mission)
  • Zero (Mega Man Zero 2)
  • Rospark (Mega Man ZX Advent)
  • Samus Aran (Metroid)
  • Linda (Mitsumete Knight R)
  • Takeda Takahashi (Mortal Kombat X)
  • Ann Takamaki/Panther (Persona 5)
  • Alex Mercer (Prototype)
  • Whipfist Evolved (Prototype 2)
  • James Heller (Prototype 2)
  • Elina Vance (Queen's Blade series)
  • Alice (Queen's Gate)
  • Aryutta Katz (Queen's Gate: Spiral Chaos)
  • Agna (Sands of Destruction)
  • Neyla (Sly Cooper)
  • Ivy (Soul Caliber)
  • Shizuru Kosaka (Taimanin Asagi)
  • Raikoben (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Spanx (Whiplash)


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