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25 Interesting Midjourney Tokens for Your Next Projects

Midjourney is one of the most powerful generative AI image solutions that has emerged recently. However, it is relatively easy for anyone to get into a pattern of reusing the same words, prompts, or phrase style on Midjourney. 

At the same time, regular Midjourney users may notice that there are times when adding a single keyword significantly affects the output, while the addition of a full paragraph has little to no effect on the image.

These keywords are called tokens and come in handy for anyone looking to get the most out of Midjourney. If you have fallen into the routine of using the same prompts or are simply looking for interesting Midjourney tokens for your next projects, then you’d find this article especially helpful. 

First, we break down what Midjourney tokens are and dive deeper into the most exciting ones found and shared by researchers.

What Are Midjourney Tokens?

Midjourney tokens are phrases, words, or syllables that impact the final output of images you generate. When you type a lengthy prompt into the Midjourney bot, the AI breaks down your prompts into the tokens it has been trained with and works off them to generate the desired image output. 

For beginners, the easiest way to find the most important tokens in your next Midjourney prompt is to use the /shorten command. For instance, we first type the below prompts in the Midjourney Bot.

Prompt

Please create an amazing soccer stadium, Wembley-like, crafted and adorned with the perfect array of architectural finishing. Ensure that all details come out in a style of surrealism. Thank you.

(Output)

Running the /shorten command reveals the most important tokens.

Above, we see the essential tokens in our earlier prompt (Please, soccer stadium, Wembley-like, architectural, surrealism) marked in bold. Let's run the third option of a shortened prompt provided by the Midjourney bot. We have the image output below, which more accurately captures our desired architectural and surrealistic appeal.

Midjourney tokens are powerful, and mastering them gives you an edge in generating more realistic images. With this in mind, let us get to some of the most interesting Midjourney tokens to try for your next project.

25 Interesting Midjourney Tokens

The Midjourney tokens highlighted in this section include those curated by researchers and prompts we created using the AI image tool. 

For each example, we combine three simple prompts with the token(s) to generate the output. We ran each prompt twice and picked the best image from the photo grid. 

Recurring prompts 

    • (photo of a woman, Paris, colorful) 
    • (photo of a castle, ocean, colorful)

 

  • Dreamy

    • Prompts

Photo of a woman, Paris, colorful, dreamy

Photo of a castle, ocean, colorful, dreamy

  • Euphoria

    • Prompts

Photo of a woman, Paris, colorful, euphoria

Photo of a castle, ocean, colorful, euphoria

  • Neon light

    • Prompts

Photo of a woman, Paris, colorful, neon light

Photo of a castle, ocean, colorful, neon light

  • Holographic

    • Prompts

Photo of a woman, Paris, colorful, holographic

Photo of a castle, ocean, colorful, holographic

 

  • In the style of unreal engine

    • Prompts

Photo of a woman, Paris, colorful, in the style of unreal engine

Photo of a castle, ocean, colorful, in the style of unreal engine

  • Cambodian art

    • Prompts

Photo of a woman, Paris, colorful, cambodian art

Photo of a castle, ocean, colorful, cambodian art

  • 1960s modernist

    • Prompts

Photo of a woman, Paris, colorful, 1960s modernist

Photo of a castle, ocean, colorful, 1960s modernist

  • African landscape

    • Prompts

Photo of a woman, Paris, colorful, African landscape

Photo of a castle, ocean, colorful, African landscape

  • Atmospheric lighting

    • Prompts

Photo of a woman, Paris, colorful, atmospheric lighting

Photo of a castle, ocean, colorful, atmospheric lighting

  • Kodak

    • Prompts

Photo of a woman, Paris, colorful, kodak

Photo of a castle, ocean, colorful, kodak

  • Product photography

    • Prompts

Photo of a woman, Paris, colorful, product photography

Photo of a castle, ocean, colorful, product photography

  • Roman art and architecture

    • Prompts

Photo of a woman, Paris, colorful, roman art and architecture

Photo of a castle, ocean, colorful, roman art and architecture

  • Candid moments captured

    • Prompts

Photo of a woman, Paris, colorful, candid moments captured

Photo of a castle, ocean, colorful, candid moments captured

  • Emotional and dramatic scenes

    • Prompts

Photo of a woman, Paris, colorful, emotional and dramatic scenes

Photo of a castle, ocean, colorful, emotional and dramatic scenes

  • In the style of Disney animation

    • Prompts

Photo of a woman, Paris, colorful, in the style of Disney animation

Photo of a castle, ocean, colorful, in the style of Disney animation

  • Directional light from the right

    • Prompts

Photo of a woman, Paris, colorful, directional light from the right

Photo of a castle, ocean, colorful, directional light from the right

  • Watercolor illustration style

    • Prompts

Photo of a woman, Paris, colorful, watercolor illustration style

Photo of a castle, ocean, colorful, watercolor illustration style

  • Synthwave art style

    • Prompts

Photo of a woman, Paris, colorful, synthwave art style

Photo of a castle, ocean, colorful, synthwave art style

  • Illustrative storytelling

    • Prompts

Photo of a woman, Paris, colorful, illustrative storytelling

Photo of a castle, ocean, colorful, illustrative storytelling

  • Taken from the sky

    • Prompts

Photo of a woman, Paris, colorful, taken from the sky

Photo of a castle, ocean, colorful, taken from the sky

  • Ready for print

    • Prompts

Photo of a woman, Paris, colorful, ready for print

Photo of a castle, ocean, colorful, ready for print

  • Sketching and plain line

    • Prompts

Photo of a woman, Paris, colorful, sketching and plain line

Photo of a castle, ocean, colorful, sketching and plain line

  • Raw photography

    • Prompts

Photo of a woman, Paris, colorful, raw photography

Photo of a castle, ocean, colorful, raw photography

Midjourney token raw photographyMidjourney token raw photography ocean

  • Nature-inspired camouflage

    • Prompts

Photo of a woman, Paris, colorful, nature-inspired camouflage 

Photo of a castle, ocean, colorful, nature-inspired camouflage

  • Paradisaic

    • Prompts

Photo of a woman, Paris, colorful, paradisaic 

Photo of a castle, ocean, colorful, paradisaic

Midjourney token paradaisaicMidjourney token paradaisaic ocean

Tips For Getting the Most Out of Midjourney Tokens and Prompts

  • Keep prompts and tokens as simple as possible. Use correct grammar and concise language. Unlike earlier Midjourney models, phrases like finish, adorned, and high-quality are no longer required as the AI naturally produces top-notch images.
  • Explore additional Midjourney commands such as /shorten, /describe, and /synonyms to better understand which prompts and tokens impact the final output.
  • Use Midjourney prompt generators to get ideas on arranging tokens to achieve the best results.
  • Add weights to your prompts using the :: (double colon) punctuation to instruct the Midjourney AI to interpret words differently. An example on Midjourney’s documentation shows that this helps split words such as spaceship and space:: ship. The latter creates an image of a ship in space, while the former generates a spacecraft.
  • Study prompts and tokens created by other users in the Midjourney Discord. Experiment with the model and distinguish how newly added prompts alter the image output. Over time, you will become more comfortable and generate the right images with minimal effort.

See Also

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