18 new castaways come together to form their own society. One winning tribe earns supplies at the opening challenge while the remaining tribes choose between a mental or physical challenge to earn their camp essentials.
An unexpected storm hits hard and fast and keeps tribes shivering all night in their shelters. One castaway puts their tribe at risk of going to tribal council after failing to pull their weight in the challenge.
The Beware Advantage returns and castaways must decide if they want to risk losing their vote. Also, the trust in one tribe shifts after a castaway finds out that a few tribemates have been snooping through bags around camp.
One tribe makes a strategic decision in this week's immunity challenge that sends another tribe to tribal council. Also, one castaway's paranoia and overconfidence risks leading them to their downfall.
Two castaways get caught by another tribemate while opening a Beware Advantage. Also, one person from each tribe must take a journey together where they can risk their vote or play it safe.
The game intensifies when the tribes meet each other at the same camp. Also, castaways must scramble and strategize before tribal council to avoid being the sixth person voted out.
In a game where knowledge is power, one castaway risks sharing their "knowledge" with a few too many people. Also, another castaway tries to recover after a complete blindside at tribal council.
It is day 16 and castaways are getting to know their new tribe post merge. Also, hunger pangs are starting to take a toll and castaways must decide who will strike a deal with Jeff Probst to earn rice for their tribe.
In a shocking double tribal council, two castaways are blindsided. Also, a revenge plan begins to brew around camp after several castaways were left out of the last tribal council vote.
The remaining eight castaways compete in a reward challenge that earns them a night in the sanctuary and a letter from home. Also, one castaway has to build their house of cards high enough to win immunity.
As the tide rises and falls, castaways hold their breath to find out who will win the immunity challenge. Also, one castaway will spy something hidden in plain sight.
The remaining six castaways must get the ball rolling to win the reward challenge and earn a sweet treat. Also, castaways will need to hang in there during the immunity challenge to secure their spot in the final five.
The remaining five castaways must find the perfect balance in the immunity challenge to make it to the final four. Also, two castaways will have to make fire in order to earn their seat in the final three, with one player being crowned the title of Sole Survivor.