Armageddon is a sativa-dominant cannabis strain, which as the name suggests, is highly potent. Homegrown Fantaseeds in the Netherlands created it, but its genetic background is propriety information. Nonetheless, the strain is known for its long-lasting head high that is balanced by subtle physical effects, and it has THC levels ranging from 15% up to 20%.
Armageddon’s flowers have a distinct elongated, spindly shape. The buds have a typical sativa structure with mossy green leaves that are covered with curly brown hairs. There are also cloudy white trichomes on the inner and outer surfaces of the flowers, making them not only psychoactive, but also very resinous.
The strain has a complex aroma with hints of gasoline, fruit and lemon, and when ground there is a skunky-sweet odor. The smoke from Armageddon is harsh with flavors of diesel and lemon on the exhale.
Armageddon’s high can take a few minutes to hit. It begins with pressure around the eyes and temples, while smokers’ thoughts tend to start jumping around in free association. Some also experience sensory distortions, such as intensified sights and sounds. Many find it an excellent strain for getting work related tasks done or for making mundane chores, such as cleaning, more enjoyable. As the high wears on, Armageddon becomes more sedative and there is a sense of deep physical relaxation. It does not necessarily lead to couchlock, but the limbs will feel heavy.
Many medical users turn to Armageddon. It has been known to help with attention deficit disorders, and it may also relieve stress and depression. Armageddon has also been known to help with aches and pains, as well as headaches and nausea.
Armageddon’s seeds are easy to come by and they can be grown indoors and out. The plants flower within 8 weeks and produce a high yield. However, growers should be warned that the plants are extremely pungent.