If you’re looking for the best weed strains for playing video games, look no further!
We at Stok’d have got a list of the top strains that will help you achieve the gaming high of your dreams. In-store, speak with any of our budtenders about weed for an enjoyable and unexpected experience.
From indica to sativa, we’ve got something for every gamer. So whether you’re into first-person shooters or strategy-based games, we’ve got a treat for you.
Keep reading for our Scarborough weed dispensary favourite gaming strains.
If you want to stay energised and focused while gaming, sativa strains will be your finest friend.
These weed strains are known for their uplifting and cerebral effects, making them perfect for gamers who need to be on top of their game.
Try our Mandarin Cookies strain for a sweet, tangy, and nutty flavour experience. This sativa-dominant strain is a cross of the classic Cookies strain and Mandarin Sunset, with some major limonene.
Mandarin Cookies is a potent sativa, it is perfect for gamers who need a pick-me-up. Its dominant terpene is caryophyllene (pepper), followed by limonene and humulene.
This strain is known for its sugary-sweet buds. Its highly uplifting and energetic effects can only be described as entering into a giggly funhouse of frivolity. The high immediately hits you, producing a euphoric punch to your frontal lobe.
Mandarin Cookies is great for gamers, especially if you have a group of friends over for some lighthearted multiplayer action.
The limonene elevates your mood and melts away stress. At the same time, the humulene suppresses your appetite for a non-stop gaming utopia.
Named after the legendary cannabis activist, Jack Herer is a well-rounded sativa perfect for gamers who need an electrical mental edge.
This strain has a woody, earthy smell with hints of citrus. Its terpene profile is dominated by terpinolene, while caryophyllene and pinene follow behind.
Jack Herer is perfect for gaming because it produces cerebral effects that are energising and focus-enhancing. The terpinolene creates a clear-headed high, while the pinene helps to keep you alert and focused on your game.
Rosetta Stone, a phenotype of Queen of Buds, is characterised by its well-sparkled, colourful, spear-like colas. It is terpinolene dominant and produces floral, lemon, citrus, herbal and spice notes.
Rose Quartz is a mind-bending sativa perfect for gamers who need a potent boost to their cerebral abilities. The strain has a sweet, citrus smell.
Its terpene profile contains terpinolene, farnesene, and caryophyllene, which produces an immersive, psychoactive high that submerges you into your games.
Rose Quartz is a great strain for solo gamers. The farnesene contributes with calming and sedative effects to really focus in on the game at hand.
The caryophyllene helps to focus your mind. Finally, the terpinolene helps you stay alert with cerebral stimulation, helping you thoroughly enjoy the most challenging games.
Hybrid strains are perfect for gamers who need a balance of energy and relaxation. These strains offer the best of both worlds, making them perfect for gaming.
AK-47 is a sativa-dominant hybrid strain perfect for gamers who need a balanced, full-bodied high. It has a skunky and floral smell with hints of spice.
Its terpene profile contains myrcene, caryophyllene, and pinene, packing a potent cerebral buzz for gamers who want mental alertness and focus. This strain goes hand-in-hand with games like Gears of War, CoD, and Rainbow Six.
AK-47 produces heady, uplifting effects that produce a psychoactive bliss. The myrcene induces a state of relaxation and intense focus. The pinene keeps you alert and helps you to stay locked into your game sessions.
Z-Splitter is a balanced hybrid strain ideal for gamers who need a relaxing yet focus-enhancing high. It has a sweet and earthy smell with hints of fruits and candy.
The strain’s terpene profile consists of myrcene, caryophyllene, and pinene, producing giggly and euphoric effects that bounce from brain to body.
Z-Splitter is perfect for gamers who want to relax and enjoy their games. The myrcene in this Ghost Drops strain induces peace of mind and a heavy cerebral, energising buzz. The pinene helps keep you alert and boosts energy.
Blue Diesel is an indica-dominant hybrid strain perfect for gamers who need a relaxing, heavy high. It has a sweet blueberry aroma with hints of diesel fuel.
The strain’s terpene profile contains myrcene, caryophyllene, and limonene. Together, they produce long-lasting, energising, and body stimulating effects.
I once experienced a pretty serious Fortnite binge because of this strain… I was sometimes called “dog water” by those in the voice chat. However, by consistently wearing the victory crown, I begged to differ.
Blue Diesel is perfect for gamers who want a pleasant, potent buzz. The myrcene generates energy and euphoria, while the limonene elevates mood and melts away stress. The strain also suppresses appetite so you can focus on owning noobs in Call of Duty (or Fortnite).
Wedding Cake is an indica-dominant hybrid strain perfect for gamers who need a cosy and focus-enhancing high. It has a sweet, vanilla cake scent.
Wedding Cake’s terpene profile includes myrcene, caryophyllene, and limonene, producing a heavy, euphoric high for intense gaming immersion.
The myrcene induces relaxation and ecstasy, while the limonene elevates mood and provides an additional boost of stress relief and carefree video game bliss.
You won’t want to miss this strain—it’s an exquisite flower that everyone can enjoy.
Pink Runtz is a beautifully balanced hybrid strain that’s great for gamers who need a heavy, lighthearted high. Additionally, it has a sweet smell with hints of peaches and berry.
The strain’s terpene profile combines pinene, caryophyllene, and humulene, which produces a powerful euphoric high and endless bouts of laughter.
It’s impossible to be in a bad mood with pink runtz, and it’s a great strain to share at your game nights.
The pinene helps keep you focused and alert, while the humulene suppresses appetite and dulls mental and physical pain. This strain is a total winner!
Indica strains are perfect for gamers who need a seriously relaxing high. These strains offer heavy couch-locking effects – perfect for developing winning strategies.
And if you can power through the sedative effects of indica, you’ll find a loving home in their body-melting buzzes, whether building castles or battling enemies or both.
Pink Kush is an indica-dominant hybrid strain that’s perfect for gamers who need a deeply relaxing high. It has a sweet grape aroma with hints of berry and plum.
The strain’s terpene profile contains includes caryophyllene, myrcene, humulene, bisabolol, and limonene, producing a serious couch crash that only allows you the options of either gaming or a movie to keep yourself from slamming into a comatose state.
Pink Kush is perfect for gamers who want a potent, long-lasting high. Warning: you won’t be able to get up off the couch with this strain!
Ice Cream Cake is an indica strain that’s perfect for gamers who need a blissful, comfy, and charming high. It has a rich, buttery sweet vanilla cake scent.
The strain’s terpene profile includes caryophyllene, limonene, and linalool which produces a brain-busting, euphoric, yet an oddly stimulating high for media lovers, including players of chess.
This strain is perfect for gamers who want to relax and enjoy their games to the fullest. ICC will instantly make you a raving indica fan—we promise you that!
Key West Kush is another popular indica strain that gamers enjoy because its fluffy, purple-hued buds release a musky diesel aroma reminiscent of the long line of Kush strains you’ve come to know and love over the years.
The strain’s terpene profile includes Beta-Caryophyllene, Limonene, Linalool, Myrcene and Pinene; together they provide a happy place for you to binge through your games, from World of Tanks to Clash of Clans. It’s smooth, and wonderfully strong.
This strain is perfect for gamers who want to balance an extremely fast-paced game, while totally enjoying the combined experience. KWK, similar to ICC, will make you a raving indica fan. Count me in!
Dairy Cream is one strain you don’t want to miss out on. It is a potent, indica-dominant flower that is packed with flavour and has a creamy pull. Boasting strain lineages of Ice Cream Cake x Kushmints #11, this one is a twist on classic strains with frosty buds.
Bred by Seed Junky Genetics, and pheno hunted to perfection, this flower carries a powerful gassy and creamy-vanilla flavour, with a heavy funk from Kush Mints. Furthermore, just like the name suggests, these buds are caked with frosty trichomes. Dominant terpenes include limonene, caryophyllene, and linalool.
Dairy Cream is indoor-grown, hand-groomed, hang-dried and grown by Dunesberry Farms in Kamloops BC by a Master Grower with over 35 years of experience, who donates 10% of profits to homelessness and Plastic Bank, and yes he is a gamer.
We hope you enjoyed our list of some of our favourite weed strains for gaming. Pick out any of these strains and experience their game-boosting benefits!
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