Things get off to a fast begin on the premiere of ‘Survivor: Winners at War,’ with TWO tribal councils and extra paranoia amongst the gamers than ever earlier than.
Survivor: Winners At War unites 20 former winners competing in opposition to one another for an epic $2 million prize. The tribes are picked randomly. Sele (blue tribe) has Natalie, Danni, Jeremy, Ben, Michele, Adam, Rob, Parvati, Denise and Ethan, whereas Dakal (pink tribe) has Nick, Tony, Kim, Amber, Yul, Wendell, Sarah, Sandra, Tyson and Sophie. The episode kicks off with a reward AND immunity problem. Two gamers from every staff race for a hoop within the water, and need to battle to get to a pole first whereas holding onto it. The first staff to win three rounds wins the problem.
Dakal wins the primary two rounds, however Sele comes again to win the third. Dakal wins spherical 4, although, giving them the win for immunity and flint to make hearth. At camp, the gamers study extra concerning the new hearth tokens, which can be utilized to purchase benefits and different gadgets within the recreation (full description HERE). At Sele, Adam and Denise enterprise off on their very own, which instantly raises pink flags for the remainder of the tribe. Rob additionally proposes an alliance with Parvati, even if they labored in opposition to one another on Heroes vs. Villains.
However, Rob is a fast goal at Sele. Ben lets him know that Danni introduced up the thought of voting him out, and Rob confronts her about it. She’s truthful with him about her intentions, which he admittedly respects. An ‘old-school’ alliance of Rob, Parvati, Danni and Ethan kinds at Dakal after the dialog. Natalie and Jeremy, who performed on Survivor: San Juan Del Sur collectively, additionally align. Adam proposes the perfect of splitting the votes between Jeremy and Natalie to interrupt up their alliance, however individuals are additionally weary about Adam and Denise’s new alliance. At tribal, Denise will get two votes and Adam will get one, however the remainder go to Natalie. She’s voted out and off to the Edge of Extinction, however earlier than she goes, she provides her hearth token to Jeremy.
Meanwhile, at Dakal, Tony restrains himself from leaving the group to search for idols so he doesn’t put a goal on his again, and Yul expresses curiosity in working with Sophie. He remembers that Tyson, Rob (and, not directly, Amber) and Kim beforehand performed in a poker event collectively, and he or she factors out that Tony, Sandra and Sarah have all performed collectively on a earlier season. Yul secretly organizes a secret alliance with one-time gamers (himself, Wendell, Sophie and Nick), and divulges plans to make use of Sandra and Sarah to vote with them, with out truly together with them within the alliance.
The subsequent immunity/reward problem requires the gamers to row a ship to gather numbered tokens, full an impediment course within the water, then full a three-ring ring toss. Dakal is forward all the problem, however Jeremy pulls via on the ring toss for Sele, and so they win. At the Edge of Extinction, Natalie finds a hidden immunity idol and learns that she will be able to promote it to somebody on the dropping tribe (Dakal) for one hearth token. She chooses Sandra and Sandra agrees to the deal.
At camp, Amber aligns with Tyson and Kim (the “poker alliance”), and Yul’s alliance is powerful. Several individuals are focused round camp, and, with the security of her idol, Sandra spreads a whole lot of rumors. She tells Tony that Tyson is focusing on him, which, after all, makes Tony need Tyson out. Once Tyson learns that his alliance is on the underside of the tribe, he agrees to vote out Kim or Amber in order that Yul will save him, however Tony isn’t satisfied.
At tribal, Kim insists that there isn’t a “poker player alliance,” and urges the tribe to be extra scared of different relationships which are truly a lot nearer. Sandra feels protected sufficient to not play her idol (it’s good for the subsequent three votes). Nick will get one vote, Kim will get three, and Amber will get the remainder, so she’s off to the Edge of Extinction. She items her hearth token to Rob earlier than leaving.