Check out these 15 high profile Sci-fi marijuana strains

Published Jul 13, 2019 01:55 p.m. ET
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Most cannabis enthusiasts appreciate the skill that goes into coming up with the perfect names for marijuana strains, so when they find one that they can relate to, or that reminds them of something positive, they are a lot more likely to enjoy both the effects and the experience itself. All these cannabis strains are perfect for sitting back and taking in your favorite Star Trek movie, and some will even keep you going long enough to make a marathon of it. Just be careful, as the majority of sci-fi named strains are forceful, and come paired with a good case of the munchies, so arm yourself with popcorn, chips, and all of the best stoner snacks you can get your hands on before diving head first into trying one for yourself.

1. Transformer
The Transformer strain was produced by Gage Green Genetics using parent strains Joseph OG, and Inferno Haze. This unique twist of three very distinct marijuana strains provides an uplifting and invigorating cerebral high, with a tingly full body sensation that lasts for hours.

Type: 50/50 hybrid
THC content: 22%
CBD content: 0%
Effects: Creative, energetic, euphoric, relaxed, and sleepy.
Aroma: Orange, citrus, and woody.
Best time to use: Daytime

2. Death Star OG
This is one of those outstanding marijuana strains, that is rarely discussed, and yet always enjoyed. Death Star was created using the parent strains Sour Diesel, OG Kush, and Sensi Star, which, when combined, provide potent sedative effects that are most recommended for more experienced consumers.

Type: Indica dominant hybrid
THC content: 26%
CBD content: 0%
Effects: Euphoric, talkative, creative, giggly, and hungry.
Aroma: Earthy, woody, and diesel.
Best time to use: Night

3. Master Yoda
This strain was named after the Star Wars character Master Yoda, who was always able to provide a cool head, along with wise advice. This plant offers balanced effects that won the 2012 Los Angeles Cannabis Cup and was bred using the genetics from both Master Kush and OG Kush. The result is aesthetically pleasing and offers growers an incredibly short 8-week flowering period that makes this strain one that is loved by everyone.

Type: 50/50 hybrid
THC content: 28%
CBD content: 0%
Effects: Relaxed, euphoric, uplifted, happy, and sleepy.
Aroma: Earthy, pungent, and woody.
Best time to use: Afternoon

4. Death Star
Death Star buds are potent and smelly, so this isn’t the ideal strain if you are attempting to remain discreet. It’s parent’s Sour Diesel, and Sensi Star when combined result in a combination of both sweet and skunky aromas. The effects are often slow to kick in, but once they do, you will feel a wave of relaxing euphoria that can last for several hours.

Type: Indica dominant hybrid
THC content: 26%
CBD content: 0%
Effects: Relaxed, euphoric, happy, sleepy, and uplifted.
Aroma: Earthy, pungent, and diesel.
Best time to use: Night

5. Dr. Who
This potent strain offers a variety of benefits, thanks to its parents. Homegrown Natural Wonders had a hand in this strain’s creation using both Timewreck and Mad Scientist, which resulted in a well-balanced high that offers intense pain relief without the full-on sedation that is common amongst Indica strains.

Type: Indica dominant hybrid
THC content: 30%
CBD content: 0%
Effects: Relaxed, happy, uplifted, euphoric, and giggly.
Aroma: Earthy, grape, and pungent.
Best time to use: Anytime

6. Darkside OG
If you are a fan of other popular Kush strains, then the experience of Darkside OG will be one that you will enjoy. This marijuana strain was created using Rug Burn OG, and Star OG, which, when combined, provide a heavy hitting floral scent with a couch locked sedating effect.

Type: Indica
THC content: 31%
CBD content: 0%
Effects: Relaxed, happy, uplifted, euphoric, and sleepy.
Aroma: Citrus, lemon, and earthy.
Best time to use: Night

7. Skywalker OG
Skywalker OG is a nice mixture of genetics from both OG Kush and Skywalker and comes with effects that are not recommended for beginners. The sensations that can be expected from this sleep-inducing strain include tingly feelings throughout the entire body, along with heavy sedating that is long lasting, and fast acting, so a puff or two might be all you need.

Type: Indica dominant hybrid
THC content: 26%
CBD content: 1%
Effects: Relaxed, euphoric, happy, sleepy, and hungry.
Aroma: Spicy, herbal, diesel, and earthy.
Best time to use: Night

8. Darth Vader OG
It just wouldn’t be a sci-fi marijuana strains list without mention of the potent Darth Vader. This one is the product of mixing the genetics from Skywalker, and Master Kush, and the effects are mirrored and enhanced. Expect deep purple and green buds that provide a forceful rush of full body relaxation, but don’t forget to keep some munchies on hand, as it is also known for making consumers very hungry.

Type: Indica
THC content: 24%
CBD content: 1%
Effects: Relaxed, sleepy, hungry, euphoric, and happy.
Aroma: Spicy, grape, nutty, and herbal.
Best time to use: Night

9. The Doctor
The Doctor strain was created by Green House Seeds using the genetics from three different parent strains, including Super Skunk, Great White Shark, and an unknown variety. The result offers potent full body effects that will leave you happy, hungry, and ready to drift away to sleep.

Type: Indica dominant hybrid
THC content: 23%
CBD content: 0%
Effects: Relaxed, sleepy, euphoric, uplifted, and aroused.
Aroma: Pungent, earthy, and sweet.
Best time to use: Night

10. Romulan
Romulan was produced using North American Indica, White Rhino, and a third unknown Sativa marijuana strain. It offers cerebral based effects that are intensely intoxicating and not recommended for less experienced consumers. These dense crystal covered buds provide sensations that are head focused, but slowly spread throughout the body as the psychoactive effects take hold.

Type: Indica dominant hybrid
THC content: 20%
CBD content: 0%
Effects: Relaxed, sleepy, happy, euphoric, and hungry.
Aroma: Earthy, sweet, and pine.
Best time to use: Night

11. Yoda’s Brain
This is yet another potent cannabis strain that is named after the one and only Master Yoda, and its effects come burst that transition to a more balanced sensation that can help to enhance both creativity and focus. Its hard-hitting buds are powerful and display all the positive aesthetic qualities of its parent strains Hindu Kush and Skywalker.

Type: Indica
THC content: 21%
CBD content: 1%
Effects: Uplifted, creative, energetic, focused, and relaxed.
Aroma: Earthy, diesel, and pungent.
Best time to use: Afternoon

12. Sonic Screwdriver
If you still have things to do than the energizing and uplifting effects from this Sativa dominant hybrid might be right up your alley. It was initially created by TGA Subcool Genetics who sought tall plants with a moderate to low THC value. With parents Trainwreck and Orange Cream Soda, this marijuana strain has earned the title of best yielder from growers around the world and is excellent for both new and experienced consumers who are seeking a milder stimulating high, without the groggy, motivation robbing, and sleepy sensations.

Type: Sativa dominant hybrid
THC content: 15%
CBD content: 1%
Effects: Creative, hungry, uplifted, happy, and euphoric.
Aroma: Spicy, citrus, herbal, and pungent.
Best time to use: Anytime

13. Ewok
Ewok is made up of a cross between two parent marijuana strains, Alien Kush and Tahoe Kush. Its tangerine fragrance comes paired with calming and stimulating effects that are cerebrally based, and most recommended for experienced consumers.

Type: Indica dominant hybrid
THC content: 22%
CBD content: 1%
Effects: Creative, uplifted, relaxed, chatty, and giggly.
Aroma: Citrus, pine, and nutty.
Best time to use: Anytime

14. X-Wing
X-Wing smells just like a breath of fresh air, with piney undertones that awaken the senses. It is a combination of genetics from both OG Kush and Skywalker OG, which resulted in more mild, full body effects that are perfect for stress relief without any heavy intoxication. That’s why it’s so popular amongst medicinal and new users, as an appetite stimulant, relaxant, and therapeutic agent.

Type: Indica dominant hybrid
THC content: 26%
CBD content: 1%
Effects: sleepy, happy, hungry, relaxed, and uplifted.
Aroma: Sweet, earthy, and pine.
Best time to use: Day

15. Master Jedi
The potent analgesic effects from Master Jedi are primarily believed to be produced by it’s higher than average CBD content which can help to enhance the sensations felt from THC and make them last longer. These significant yielding bushy plants are believed to be the product of both Jedi Kush and Master Kush. Expect intense, long-lasting, euphoric effects, that will last for hours and take only moments to be felt.

Type: Indica dominant hybrid
THC content: 25%
CBD content: 3%
Effects: Happy, hungry, relaxed, euphoric, and uplifted.
Aroma: Pine, pungent, and earthy.
Best time to use: Night

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Effects: Creative, Energetic, Sleepy, Tingly, Uplifted
Transformer is bred by Gage Green Genetics using the crossing of Inferno Haze and Joseph OG.
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Effects: Euphoric, Happy, Relaxed, Sleepy, Tingly
Death Star OG is the crossing of Sour Diesel and Sensi Star giving us this potent indica strain with a powerful buzz
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Effects: Euphoric, Happy, Relaxed, Sleepy, Uplifted
Master Yoda is an award-winning strain with high THC levels.
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Effects: Euphoric, Happy, Relaxed, Sleepy, Uplifted
Death Star shares the effects of its sativa and indica parents Sour Diesel and Sensi Star.
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Effects: Creative, Euphoric, Happy, Relaxed, Uplifted
Dr. Who is developed from the cross of Mad Scientist and Timewreck.
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Effects: Euphoric, Happy, Hungry, Relaxed, Sleepy
Darkside OG from Colorado Seed Inc is a heavy hitter. The parents are Rug Burn OG x Dark Star OG producing frosty earth and floral aromas that linger around.
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Effects: Euphoric, Hungry, Relaxed, Sleepy, Tingly
Darth Vader OG is great for medicinal use. The crossing of Kush and Afghan strains make this indica strain great for treating insomnia.
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Effects: Euphoric, Focused, Happy, Relaxed, Sleepy
Green House Seeds presents The Doctor designed to treat pain, nausea, appetite loss, and insomnia.
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Effects: Euphoric, Happy, Relaxed, Sleepy, Uplifted
Romulan, is known for its potent therapeutic qualities while the genetics remain unknown.
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Effects: Happy, Hungry, Relaxed, Sleepy, Uplifted
Yoda’s Brain is a cross between Skywalker and Hindu Kush. Dense shimmery coated buds with rich potency deliver a moderate body buzz and help to relieve stress.
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Effects: Energetic, Euphoric, Giggly, Happy, Uplifted
Sonic Screwdriver bred by TGA Subcool Genetics. Its parent strains are Orange Cream Soda and Trainwreck. It offers stimulating effects.
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Effects: Creative, Focused, Happy, Relaxed, Sleepy
X-Wing is an indica-dominant strain that presents with lightly frosted buds. A Skywalker OG phenotype with earth and spice flavours joined with the heavy aroma of forest pine needles is a good evening choice.
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Effects: Euphoric, Focused, Happy, Hungry, Relaxed
Master Jedi is the result of crossing Master Kush and Skywalker delivering an indica dominant strain that promotes uplifting mood and relaxation

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