The remaining castaways scramble to stay in the game and reach the final Tribal Council, where they present their cases as to why they deserve the million dollars and the title of soul survivor.moreless
The winner of Survivor: Blood Vs. Water is announced during a live reunion and a preview is shown of the next season's name and theme.
The Redemption Island duel determines who will be closer to re-entering the game. A test of knowledge is the immunity challenge for the remaining castaways.
The remaining castaways must take on a frustrating immunity challenge, which leads to a somewhat unique tribal council.
With an eye towards making it to the end, a small group of the remaining castaways think about blindsiding one of the group's more prominent members.
One of the remaining castaways may be forced to make a difficult choice to advance in the game.
The remaining castaways face a challenge that harkens back to the early days of the show and two tribal councils make for quick decisions to be made by some.
The latest Redemption Island Duel results in one person re-entering the game. A tribal merge causes some to rethink their plans.
One survivor distances himself from his tribe mates. A group of castaways plot to possibly blindside one of their tribal leaders.
Castaways learn if blood is truly thicker than water as a tribal switch happens and new alliances form.
One castaway looks to consolidate what he believes is his growing power in the game. Another castaway may sacrifice their chance at winning to save their loved one.
One survivor is confident that he is running the game to suit his goal of winning but is on the receiving end of harsh words before the next duel at Redemption Island.
Simmering family rivalries come to the forefront during an intense tribal challenge. One castaway's decision on what to do for the rest of the game has a tremendous impact on the remaining contestants.moreless
The first duel is held at Redemption Island with the participants trying to do well enough to stay in the game. Despite earlier declarations, one tribe member reverts back to the attitude and form seen in the past.moreless
In the season opener, two tribes are assembled composed of past contestants and their loved ones with the goal of being the sole Survivor and winning a million dollars.
The contestants of One World discuss their experiences in the South Pacific.
When the two tribes meet for the Reward Challenge, they are shocked to learn that the tribes will be shaken up. Afterwards, the newly reformed Salani arrive on their beach and Sabrina is happy to see members of her previous alliance on the tribe. But over on the new Manono beach, Colton and Alicia are not so happy with their new tribe members. Back on Salani, the tribe members enjoy a meal of chicken and crab while Jay feels comfortable siding with the women on his tribe in preparation for a merge. Manono are also thinking of the merge and Alicia wants the girls (and Colton) to stick together, but Jonas sees Colton as a possible threat to the male alliance.
Before the next challenge, Kim finds an idol on the Salani beach and shares it with Chelsea but vow to keep it to themselves. At the Manono beach, Colton feels that Monica and Christina need to be voted out next and Alicia agrees to vote his way.
Then, after Monono lose the Immunity Challenge, Monica and Christina are told that the vote is for Tarzan, but Alicia and Colton spread the word about voting out Monica, something that the other tribe mates agree with.moreless
The men return from Tribal Council and Tarzan feels his alliance is solid and thinks Bill should be their next target. The next morning, Jonas approaches the women to use their net in exchange for half of the catch, but Salani reject his offer. Later, the women win the Reward Challenge and take a tarp back to their shelter. After the challenge, Leif lets it slip to Bill that Colton wanted to vote him out at the last Tribal. Michael tells Colton he suspects Leif and Bill are friends which leads Leif to confess to Colton what he told Bill.
The two tribes meet for the Immunity Challenge and when Manono win, Alicia is blamed for Salani's loss after being unable to complete their puzzle and laughs it off. Over on Manono, Bill wants to discuss things with Colton, but Colton does not want to talk. Instead, Colton comes up with the idea to give up their tribe immunity and go to Tribal Council to vote out the guy he doesn't like.moreless
The Salani tribe have a cold, rough night after deciding to tough it out through a huge rainstorm. In the morning, the women warm up under the Manono shelter. Later, Salani win the Reward Challenge and arrive on their beach to more horrible weather. The women approach Manono to share their shelter again to stay out of the rain. But after the men help Salani out, they don't think the women are reciprocating enough. The next morning, Salani use their reward to catch a few fish and win their first Immunity Challenge after staging a huge comeback.
Some of the men are looking forward to the vote and Colton wants Bill voted out, but the other members of Colton's alliance think Matt should go first. When Jay appraoches the Colton alliance, he knows the alliance has more votes than Matt's and considers voting with them. Later, Matt talks to Troyzan in an attempt to get him to switch alliances and when Colton hears of this, he jumps on board with the plan to vote for Matt.moreless
The Salani tribe vote Sabrina as their leader and divide the chores. But Nina feels she, Monica and Christina are left out of the comradery between all the younger females. Later, both tribes receive tree mail and participate in a "Do-It-Yourself" reward challenge. Manono win a tarp and set it up right away, but Colton doesn't help out. Colton continues feeling more comfortable being with the women, but Sabrina is annoyed to have him around their campsite. Colton pleads with Salani to let him stay with them, but the women prefer he stayed on the men's side of the beach. But later that night, Colton tells Troyzan he has an immunity idol and a new alliance is born.
At the Immunity Challenge, Monono win and Salani must return to Tribal Council. Some of the women are embarrassed with Kat's performance at the challenge and consider voting her out, while the others feel Nina shoud be the one to go.moreless
18 contestants are divided into two tribes, one with males (Manono), and the other with females (Salani).
On the way to their beach, Alicia creates an alliance with four other tribe mates. Salani is the first to arrive at their beach and realize they will live with Manono on the same beach. When the men arrive, they try to help the women catch two live chickens. After the women catch both chickens, they try to negotiate with the men since they stole an item of theirs at the drop-off.
While the tribes are working, Colton feels more comfortable with the female tribe and on Manono, Matt feels confident in his own alliance of men. Later, when Manono is the first to get fire, Salani try to get the men to trade a chicken for some fire, but are unsuccessful. That night, Monica and Christina steal a hot ember while the men are sleeping, but by the next morning, their fire burns out. When Christina tries to negotiate with the men again, Alicia thinks she is becoming to friendly with Manono and wants to vote her out first. Later, Sabrina finds the hidden immunity idol, but cannot use the idol on herself or her tribemates, so she gives the idol to Colton.
At the Immunity Challenge, Kourtney injures herself, forcing the challenge to end prematurely. Since Manono was in the lead, they decide not to finish the challenge and send Salani to Tribal Council.moreless