Eighteen new castaways begin their battle for million and the title of Sole Survivor.
An unlikely friendship forms when 2 castaways bond over their differences. The beware immunity idol returns, forcing castaways to consider all options before entering this unknown territory.
One tribe attempts to recover after drawing a line in the sand at tribal council. Also, a castaway goes on a journey and must make a decision that could change their game, and one tribe stacks their way to victory, earning immunity and a fruitful reward.
One castaway paints a target on their back when they attempt to pit their tribe mates against one another; another tribe dives their way to victory after piecing together a big win in the immunity challenge.
It's day 10, and patience is running thin for some of the tribe members. Also, immunity is on the line, and one tribe gets tied up.
Castaways drop their buffs and rearrange tribes before an intense immunity challenge. Also, one castaway is taken to another island and has the power to change the game.
The castaways deal with the effects of the isolated survivor's choice.
Castaways merge into one tribe and individual immunity is now on the line. At the challenge, castaways try to negotiate with Jeff to get 4 days' worth of rice.
One castaway will be the last standing in the fight for immunity, earning themselves a spot in the final 8.
One castaway lands a win in the reward challenge, earning a chance to nurture social bonds during a pivotal moment in the game.
The first castaway to drop out of the immunity challenge must take a chance on "Do or Die" to see if they remain in the game.
Only 6 castaways become 5 in the penultimate episode. One climbs the stairway to victory and wins immunity at tribal council.
After a grueling, accelerated 26-day season filled with new twists and advantages, castaways navigate their way to the final 3 and then the final vote where one is crowned the Sole Survivor.