The remaining castaways compete to get to the end and argue before a jury why they should win one million dollars and the title of sole Survivor.
The number of remaining castaways dwindles as two tribal councils are held. One of the stronger individual immunity competitors faces pressure to win or potentially join the jury.
The two alliances have targets leading into the next tribal council with one castaway rethinking his standing with their alliance.
The three tribes merge into one. The remaining castaways compete in an individual immunity challenge that looks familiar but has a twist.
Two castaways start to think that they may have revealed too much to their fellow tribe mates. Paranoia sinks in for one tribe when a hidden immunity idol is supposedly found.
The members of one tribe go on frantic individual searches for the hidden immunity idol and the power it represents. A tribal switch may undo established alliances and relationships.
Tensions rise as the tribes undertake a fierce immunity battle. Leadership for one tribe becomes a contentious issue.
Several castaways are unhappy that the tribal council vote did not go the way they planned. A twist in the game may cause massive upheaval for plans and alliances.
One castaway is romantically attracted to another player. One castaway may find their game come to a premature end for health reasons.
Twenty castaways compete in this season and are divided into two tribes that are separated by generation. Before the tribes can settle, a powerful storm threatens to derail their early progress.
Strategies and alliances are thrown out of whack when an unexpected development throws plans into disarray.
The remaining castaways start to think about who they want to take to the end. One castaway plans to use an advantage at the Tribal Council vote and vote off a rival castaway.moreless
Feelings of betrayal and being out of the information loop ripple through some of the remaining castaways.
One castaway faces the choice of using a new power for the hidden immunity idol or risk seeing an ally go home.
One woman tries to direct the female alliance towards targeting a single castaway but the gesture may backfire on her when the vote is held.
The minority alliance looks to splinter the majority alliance. However, a new alliance emerges when the Tribal Council vote is held.
The game is turned upside down once again as two tribes become one. However, strategies and alliances are rendered moot by an unexpected occurrence.
One castaway considers breaking his alliance and voting out a former ally. One alliance debates changing its target to keep the allies together going forward.
The remaining castaways are shuffled into two new tribes. New bonds are formed and targets are selected for the upcoming Tribal Council vote.
Three players require medical attention after an extremely difficult Reward Challenge with game changing results. Elsewhere, the troubles at one tribe continue leaving one female castaway on the chopping block at Tribal Council.moreless
Once castaway learns of a new power available once multiple hidden immunity idols are in the possession of a single person. As one tribe heads to Tribal Council, voting off the biggest threat is in the minds of some.moreless
The three tribes compete in a reward/immunity challenge that involves carrying a log through a series of obstacles. Afterwards, multiples targets are identified by the tribe headed to Tribal Council.
The cast gathers for a reunion to discuss the events of the past season. The location, and the theme, for next season are revealed by Jeff Probst.
Two groups have different targets for the upcoming tribal council with one castaway holding the potential swing vote.