Alaskan Thunderfuck Strain

May 9, 2021

Alaskan Thunderfuck is a hybrid strain that creates a famous, instantaneous buzz, that can make colors seem brighter, and everything else seem happier and easier.

It is popular for its unique blend and resulting high. This rare northern beauty will hit you like a freight train, and boasts of a uniquely intense CBD levels, often reaching a staggering 0.8%.

Sativa/Indica %Indoor YieldOutdoor YieldFlowering Period
50% / 50%16oz/ m232oz/ plant8 – 9 weeks indoors, October outdoors.

There are few strains out there, whose heritage is shrouded in so much mystery. Alaskan Thunderfuck was reportedly created by mixing a North American sativa with a Russian ruderalis.

Somewhere along the way in the 1970s, there were Afghani genetics thrown into the mix and voila – the luscious cold-climate sativa Alaskan Thunderfuck was then born. It is sometimes known as Matanuska Tundra or ATF, named after its native Matanuska Valley.

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Alaskan Thunderfuck Properties

OriginNorth American sativa crossed with Afghani genetics and Russian Ruderalis
EffectsHappy, euphoric, uplifted, energetic, relaxed
Adverse EffectsDry mouth, dry eyes, paranoia, dizziness, headaches
FragranceDiesel, skunk, pungent, sweet, earthy, pine
FlavorsEarthy, sweet, pungent, banana, orange, spicy
MedicalStress, depression, pain, headaches, fatigue
Flowertime8-9 weeks
Plant SizeTall
THC levels16%-23%
CBD levels0.80%
Indica/Sativa50% / 50%
Yield Indoors16oz/ m2
Yield Outdoor32oz/ plant
ClimatePrefers to be grown outdoors due to its heritage, in a cool climate
Grow DifficultyModerate
Disease ResistanceModerate

Alaskan Thunderfuck Effects

ATF will make you feel energetic, while relaxing the body and creating an uplifting and enjoyable buzz. This sativa produces a clear high, which is why it is recommended as a daytime strain – it will inspire you to get things done, and get then done while living in a carefree little bubble.

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This strain probably isn’t the most pleasantly fragrant of them all, but it does its job well. Alaskan Thunderfuck smells like diesel and skunk, mixed with a hint of sweetness. Some say this strain smells like cat piss, but it might best be described as pungent and earthy, with a bit of a pine-scent reminiscent of the North American forest land.


When smoked, this bud truly represents many flavors. Alaskan Thunderfuck tastes a bit the way it smell, except better. A sweet and pungent cloud will hang in the air smelling like spicy bananas and it’s sweet earthiness will linger on your tongue. A hint of citrus and oranges can also be detected in this special sativa.

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Adverse reactions

Alaskan Thunderfuck is relatively easy on the side effects, another reason why it is special. Occasionally you might experience a very slight bout of paranoia and nervousness, which doesn’t really last. Dizziness and headaches may also occur in some, due to the strong CBD levels.

A case of feeling parched and having a dry mouth may occur when smoking this strain. Alaskan Thunderfuck can also make you feel like your eyes are dry. Keeping some liquids nearby can easily solve these adverse effects.


Medically speaking, this wonder-strain is a cure-all. Alaskan Thunderfuck is notoriously popular for fighting pain conditions. Anything from muscle spasms, to joint pains and other chronic body pain is effectively treated with this strain.

Alaskan Thunderfuck can also be used by those who suffer from mental conditions. PTSD, depression and anxiety is alleviated with this strong sativa. Migraines and headaches are also easily treated even with small dosages.

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This strain has become truly valuable in the medical cannabis community. Alaskan Thunderfuck is great for daytime use because it provides you with a boost of energy, leaving the patient feeling awake and focused and ready to get through their day.

The cerebral high you get from this strain is pleasant while working its magic, it will combat symptoms of fatigue and lethargy, and create a stress-free mood. Alaskan Thunderfuck may also help those suffering from eating disorders, as it can create a healthier appetite and induce the munchies.

Alaskan Thuderfuck
Alaskan Thuderfuck



This plant can yield an average of 16 ounces per square meter, when kept indoors. Alaskan Thunderfuck takes about an estimate of 8-9 weeks to flower and be ready for a harvest. 


When grown outdoors, this sativa is beyond generous in its yield. Alaskan Thunderfuck can yield around an average of 32 ounces per plant, and can be expected to be ripe for plucking around the month of October.


North American
Russian Ruderalis

FAQ About Alaskan Thunderfuck Strain

What is the Alaskan Thunderfuck strain yield?

Alaskan Thuderfuck yields 16oz/ m2 indoors and 32oz/ plant outdoors.

How much THC does Alaskan Thunderfuck have?

From 16% to 23%

What are the origins of the Alaskan Thunderfuck strain?

Alaskan Thunderfuck was created from a mix between a North American Sativa, a Russian Ruderalis and an Afghani.

Have you ever smoked or grown your own Alaskan Thunderfuck? Please let me know what you think about this marijuana strain in the comments below.

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  1. By DENNIS ,18 Feb 2017
    I've always wanted this one to add to the mothers...WHERE CAN I GET THE BEANS..
  2. By AK-47 Strain Review – I Love Growing Marijuana ,24 May 2017
    […] Kush | Agent Orange | AK-47 | Alaskan Thunder Fuck | Amnesia Haze | Berry White | Blackberry Kush | Blue Cheese | Blue Dream | Blueberry | Bubba Kush […]
  3. By Jody Collier ,16 Mar 2018
    Alaskan thunderfuck was the best sht i ever smoked. Bellingham wa. Ya heard
  4. By Elijah fittawari ,11 Sep 2018
    I have three ATF feminized plants. I pollinated one with a crop king Afghani male. I will let you guys know what the beans did when I germ them. I don't have a North American sativa so I used the […]Read More
    1. By Brickedbox ,20 Oct 2018
      Just come up here and ask around. People all over the valley have them. Talk to guys in Sutton area.
  5. By Hippie66 ,30 Oct 2018
    We did something a little different this year with the smoke in th air from all the fires in the True Northern California. Started veg in mid July in the indoor grow room and kept her in veg until the […]Read More
  6. By Brad ,20 Jun 2019
    There used to be a plethora of Matanuska thunderfuck around here ( Middlebury vt)in the late eighties. My neighbors cousin , and then him, were in the Service in alaska and would Bring back Tupperware buckets of this stuff . […]Read More
  7. By Susan ,25 Aug 2019
    When I switch from grow fertilizer to flower fertilizer bottom leaves turned yellow and is working up plant what is going on to TF
  8. By William ,27 Apr 2020
    Hi I have some plants when is it time to flush them?
  9. By Dave Tyndall ,04 Jan 2021
    Just discovered 5 beans in a sack of store bought legal herb. A true treasure. Not a I de if inbred or unintentional hybrid. Likely stress produced and should be 100 % gals. I’ve plucked a few before from retail […]Read More

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