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The Sole Survivor is the title held by a winner of Suitman's Survivor, determined by a plurality of votes from the Jury, who decides which of the finalists best embodies the show's three word slogan: "Outwit, Outplay, Outlast".

Criteria

Though there is no one absolute strategy of winning the title, as it is subjective, a contestant must survive all days of competition and gain the respect of most recently eliminated contestants, a group known as the Jury, in order to become the Sole Survivor.

At the Final Tribal Council, the finalists are to be subjected to the Jury, who would either ask questions or make a statement to help them come up with a decision as to which of the finalists is most deserving of the title of Sole Survivor and the one million dollar prize.

All Sole Survivors are known to embody the show's three-word premise:

  • Outwit: The strategic element; the ability to eliminate competition whether directly or indirectly, knowing what moves to make, not to make, and the timing of doing such moves. The fulfillment of this element is commonly attributed by making alliances.
  • Outplay: The social element; it is how a contestant carries out the "outwit" element, eliminating competition but keeping their respect such that they still give their Jury votes in the end. As such, it is the job of the finalist to still sway the Jury to his favor.
  • Outlast: The physical element; the ability to withstand the harsh realities of being a contestant for 39 days, such as harsh weather, tests of willpower, and in a certain extent, challenges. The fulfillment of this element is making it to the Final Tribal Council and facing the Jury.

It should be noted that in the game of Survivor respect does not always translate into likability. In any case, a Sole Survivor has one way or another, fulfilled all three elements of Outwit, Outplay, Outlast.

The finalists succumb to certain pitfalls such as poor work ethic, bad challenge performances, coming off as abrasive to fellow competitors, and lack of self-awareness. As such, it is the job of the finalist to still sway the jury to their favor.

List of Sole Survivors

Season Winner Jury Vote
Margin
S1 Mongolia.png Ty F..png Ty F. 6-1
S2 Saint Lucia.png Reynold K..png Reynold K. 3-2
S3 Brazil.png Derek Z..png Derek Z. 4-3
S4 Great Britain.png Kiko R..png Kiko R. 4-2
S5 Jordan.png Will C..png Will C. 7-0
S6 All-Stars.png S6 Dylan B..png Dylan B. 4-1-1
S7 Venezuela.png Jeremy A..png Jeremy A. 4-3
S8 Caicos Islands.png Trey C..png Trey C. 4-2-0
S9 East Timor.png S9 Adam B..png Adam B. 4-2-1
S10 Seychelles.png Sam S..png Sam S. 4-2-1
S11 Brunei.png Wyatt A..png Wyatt A. 4-3-0
S12 Friends vs. Favorites.png Oliver L..png Oliver L. 5-4-1
S13 Vietnam.png Dana M..png Dana M. 5-1
S14 Occultus Island.png S14 Mike S..png Mike S. 6-1
S15 Moral vs. Merciless.png S15 Wyatt A..png Wyatt A. 4-3-2
S16 Cursed Hand.png Alex C..png Alex C. 4-3-0
S17 Reclamation.png Jim B..png Jim B. 5-4
S18 Second Chances.png S18 Jeremy B..png Jeremy B. 7-1-0
S19 Jan Mayen.png Ben G..png Ben G. 4-3
S20 Bingo vs. Suitman.png S20 James S..png James S. 4-3-2
S21 Allies vs. Adversaries.png Patrick J..png Patrick J. 3-2-2
S22 New Zealand.png S22 John B..png John B. 4-3-0
S23 Japan.png Rhys R..png Rhys R. 5-2-2
S24 Last Leap.png S24 Sagar O..png Sagar O. 5-2-2
S25 Conqueror's Crusade.png S25 Sam S..png Sam S. 5-4-0
S26 Bhutan.png Marcus A..png Marcus A. 4-3
S27 Kiribati.png Nick R..png Nick R. 4-3
S28 Rejects vs. Royals.png S28 Julian S..png Julian S. 5-2-0
S29 El Salvador.png Kelly R..png Kelly R. 4-3
S30 Polynesia.png S30 John P..png John P. 4-3-1
S31 Kazakhstan.png Jera H..png Jera H. 5-0
S32 Unfinished Business.png S32 Amy C..png Amy C. 5-3-1
S33 Puerto Rico.png S33 Nolan K..png Nolan K. 5-1
S34 Ayia Thekla.png S34 Chazz P..png Chazz P. 5-2-0
S35x Turney vs. Suitman.png S35 Rhys R..png Rhys R. 6-4
S36 Honduras.png Max N..png Max N. 4-3-0
S37 Indonesia.png S37 Ashley L..png Ashley L. 5-3-1
S38 Canary Islands.png S38 Christian L..png Christian L. 7-2
S39 Entitled vs. Earned.png S39 Tim T..png Tim T. 7-4-0
S40 Ragnarok.png S40 Tim T..png Tim T. 5-4-2

Trivia

See also

Suitman's Survivor Trivia
Buffs Cast List Challenges Episodes Final Three
Final Tribal Council Final Two Immunity Idol Immunity Necklace Insignias
The Jury Medical Evacuation The Merge Opening Sequence Production Team
Quit Records Season Tiers Seasons Sole Survivor
Survivor Rulebook Tiebreaker Tribal Council Tribes Twists