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* In ''WebComic/YokokasQuest'', Mao's weapon of choice is a whip.


* In a non-sexualized example, the Balrog from Creator/JRRTolkien's ''Literature/TheLordOfTheRings'' wields a huge whip alongside a sword. All the Balrogs in ''Literature/TheSilmarillion'' have one. Or so it seems.

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* In a non-sexualized example, the The Balrog from Creator/JRRTolkien's ''Literature/TheLordOfTheRings'' wields a huge whip alongside a sword. All the Balrogs in ''Literature/TheSilmarillion'' have one. Or so it seems.


* And every other Passion film, notably the [[AmbiguouslyGay camp villain]] Pilate in ''Music/JesusChristSuperstar'' sets the 39 lashes [[SoundtrackDissonance to music]].

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* And every other Passion film, notably the [[AmbiguouslyGay camp villain]] Large Ham villain Pilate in ''Music/JesusChristSuperstar'' sets the 39 lashes [[SoundtrackDissonance to music]].


* Wrestling/{{Sable}} often had a whip with her when she was the valet for Marc Mero.



* Wrestling/{{Sable}} often had a whip with her when she was the valet for Marc Mero.

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* Wrestling/{{Sable}} often had El Gran Armando used a whip with her when she was the valet for Marc Mero.he carried in his teeth as his signature weapon in WWC.


* Kratos from ''VideoGame/{{God of War|Series}}'' has magic blades attached by chains to his arms that he uses like whips - in one scene in the second game you even use them to drive some giant stone horses. It's actually a different version of the blades with each game (the first is the Blades of Chaos, the second is the Blades of Athena, and the third game gives you the Blades of Exile).

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* Kratos from ''VideoGame/{{God of War|Series}}'' ''VideoGame/GodOfWar'' has magic blades attached by chains to his arms that he uses like whips - in one scene in the second game you even use them to drive some giant stone horses. It's actually a different version of the blades with each game (the first is the Blades of Chaos, the second is the Blades of Athena, and the third game gives you the Blades of Exile).


This is also a preferred weapon of the RepulsiveRingmaster, thanks to the fact that ringmasters in the olden days were in charge of the equestrian acts. It's also a favored weapon of slavers, slave-owners and torturers alike, owing to their historical use in slavery, torture and punishment alike.

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This is also a preferred weapon of the RepulsiveRingmaster, thanks to the fact that ringmasters in the olden days were in charge of the equestrian acts. It's also a favored weapon of slavers, slave-owners and torturers alike, owing to their historical use in slavery, torture and punishment alike.
alike. More neutrally, it'll also show up as a commander's weapon in more stylised historical works - whips are a traditional symbol of authority that multiple cultures have issued to military officers, and while they're usually harmless ceremonial items, that doesn't stop a work of fiction from making them much deadlier.

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* In ''Anime/LastPeriod'', heroine Erika and villainess Sonya both wield whips as their weapons of choice, a fact Erika comments on when they fight one another.


** Technically, there IS another non-lethal area--[[AgonyOfTheFeet the soles of your feet.]] Foot-whipping rapidly became a SUBSET of general "whipping" as CorporalPunishment because not only does it hurt like hell, it's specifically meant to ''humiliate'' you since they tie you up first--especially if they make sure [[ThisIsGonnaSuck you can SEE the whip coming.]] Even the tying-up is technically a ''safety'' measure--it makes sure you can't move your legs too much, so the person whipping you [[EvenEvilHasStandards doesn't accidentally break your toes.]]

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** Technically, there IS another non-lethal area--[[AgonyOfTheFeet the soles of your feet.]] Foot-whipping Foot-whipping, a.k.a. ''bastinado'', rapidly became a SUBSET of general "whipping" as CorporalPunishment because not only does it hurt like hell, it's specifically meant to ''humiliate'' you since they tie you up first--especially if they make sure [[ThisIsGonnaSuck you can SEE the whip coming.]] Even the tying-up is technically a ''safety'' measure--it makes sure you can't move your legs too much, so the person whipping you [[EvenEvilHasStandards doesn't accidentally break your toes.]]


* Catwoman regularly uses a whip in ''Film/BatmanReturns''. According to whipmaster Anthony de Longis, Creator/MichellePfeiffer was a natural with the whip, and the scene where Catwoman whipped the heads off three mannequins was done in ''one take''.

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* Catwoman regularly uses a whip in ''Film/BatmanReturns''. According to whipmaster Anthony de Longis, Creator/MichellePfeiffer was a natural with the whip, ''Film/BatmanReturns'', and the in one scene where Catwoman better explained below in Real Life, she whipped the heads off three mannequins was done in no fewer than five mannequins. In ''one take''.take.''


* Catwoman regularly uses a whip in ''Film/BatmanReturns''.

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* Catwoman regularly uses a whip in ''Film/BatmanReturns''. According to whipmaster Anthony de Longis, Creator/MichellePfeiffer was a natural with the whip, and the scene where Catwoman whipped the heads off three mannequins was done in ''one take''.


This is also a preferred weapon of the RepulsiveRingmaster, thanks to the fact that ringmasters in the olden days were in charge of the equestrian acts.

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This is also a preferred weapon of the RepulsiveRingmaster, thanks to the fact that ringmasters in the olden days were in charge of the equestrian acts. \n It's also a favored weapon of slavers, slave-owners and torturers alike, owing to their historical use in slavery, torture and punishment alike.


** Technically, there IS another non-lethal area--[[AgonyOfTheFeet the soles of your feet.]] Foot-whipping rapidly became a SUBSET of general "whipping" as CorporalPunishment because not only does it hurt like hell, it's specifically meant to ''humiliate'' you since they tie you up first--especially if they make sure [[ThisIsGonnaSuck you can SEE the whip coming.]]

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** Technically, there IS another non-lethal area--[[AgonyOfTheFeet the soles of your feet.]] Foot-whipping rapidly became a SUBSET of general "whipping" as CorporalPunishment because not only does it hurt like hell, it's specifically meant to ''humiliate'' you since they tie you up first--especially if they make sure [[ThisIsGonnaSuck you can SEE the whip coming.]] Even the tying-up is technically a ''safety'' measure--it makes sure you can't move your legs too much, so the person whipping you [[EvenEvilHasStandards doesn't accidentally break your toes.]]


** Hell, foot-whipping is a SUBSET of general "whipping" as CorporalPunishment because [[AgonyOfTheFeet not only does it hurt like hell,]] it's specifically meant to ''humiliate'' the person since they tie you up first--especially if they make sure [[ThisIsGonnaSuck you can SEE the whip coming.]]

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** Hell, foot-whipping is Technically, there IS another non-lethal area--[[AgonyOfTheFeet the soles of your feet.]] Foot-whipping rapidly became a SUBSET of general "whipping" as CorporalPunishment because [[AgonyOfTheFeet not only does it hurt like hell,]] hell, it's specifically meant to ''humiliate'' the person you since they tie you up first--especially if they make sure [[ThisIsGonnaSuck you can SEE the whip coming.]]]]

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** Hell, foot-whipping is a SUBSET of general "whipping" as CorporalPunishment because [[AgonyOfTheFeet not only does it hurt like hell,]] it's specifically meant to ''humiliate'' the person since they tie you up first--especially if they make sure [[ThisIsGonnaSuck you can SEE the whip coming.]]


* In the Philippines, people often make whips with handles from a stingray's tail-barb (naturally called ''buntot-pagi'' or [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin "stingray('s) tail").]] Sometimes it's used in eskrima's whip training (as the real-life section notes), but it's FAR more important ceremonially, as it wards off TheFairFolk.

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* In the Philippines, people Filipinos often make whips with handles from a stingray's tail-barb (naturally called ''buntot-pagi'' in Tagalog, or [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin "stingray('s) tail").]] Sometimes it's used in eskrima's whip training (as the real-life section notes), but it's FAR more important ceremonially, as it wards off TheFairFolk.

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