The Morgan tribe wakes up the next morning and find that the ocean tide is rising and they need to adjust their shelter or make a wall to avoid the water. While at Drake, Jon continues to argue with his other tribemates. Christa and Rupert see the tension created by Burton and Shawn.
At the Reward Challenge, a sewing machine is up for grabs. During the challenge Osten can't handle the water and needs to be rescued by his tribemates and as a result Drake wins the sewing machine and a clue to find their treasure. Drake finds their treasure and although some things were moldy they were still able to get chocolate. Back on Morgan, Trish from the Drake tribe takes their lantern while Andrew and Ryan O. explore their beach in search for water and fish but find nothing.
During the night at Drake, Burton takes Rupert aside and tells him he thinks the tribe should purposely lose and vote out Christa and Trish. Rupert doesn't think it's a good idea but will do it anyway. Morgan wins the Immunity Challenge and a twist is introduced. Rupert is chosen by Morgan to join the tribe until the next Immunity Challenge. At Tribal Council it's between Christa or Burton.
The rules of this game are simple: average Americans are abandoned in the middle of some of the most unforgiving places on earth. Divided into teams, they particiapte in challenges and every three days, the losing tribe must trek to Tribal Council to vote out one of their own. Halfway through the game, the game shifts to individual competitions when the tribes merge and become one, making the game every man for himself.
The game is simple: Outwit, Outplay, Outlast, by winning Immunity, thus not being eligible to have votes cast against yourself. However, the players must be careful about who they send packing - after the merge, a jury of seven begins to form, and each week they return to watch the Tribal Council ceremony. At the end of the game, they vote for one of the members of the final two to win One Million Dollars. Who will become the next Survivor?
Generally, each season begins with a twist - something different to surprise the new castaways. Survivor is a game of adaptation, and the final two of each season, listed below, were the players most able to adapt to their surroundings and to the people they are playing with. Survivor focuses on the people, and the social commentary that surrounds them. How can these players Outwit, Outplay, and Outlast is the question that the game revolves around.