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Survivor: Solomon Islands – Archetypes is the thirty-fifth season of the second generation Suitman's Survivor Series, which began on June 25, 2016, and ended with 'The Reckoning' on July 13, 2016.

The season continued on through Turney vs. Suitman: Worlds Collide, where the nine remaining castaways merged with the seven remaining houseguests from Turney Time Big Brother 11.

Solomon Islands

Production

This season features twenty-four returning castaways, divided into three tribes of eight. Each person has been cast for fitting one of the six core Survivor player "archetypes". There is one of each archetype per tribe. This is the first season since Last Leap and Conqueror's Crusade to feature a 24-person cast. The last season to feature an "expanded" cast of more than 20 castaways was Polynesia, with a 21-person cast. One of the twenty-four castaways entered the season through the Last Chance Saloon twist.

The tribes are named after places in the Solomon Islands. All tribes have a different tribal man drawing as their insignia. They are Choiseul, wearing teal, Gavutu, in yellow, Rendova, with orange, and Taumako, wearing purple. On Day 11, the tribes merged into Owaraha, wearing dark blue.

The entire cast of returning players were hand-picked by production this season, chosen from people who had registered their interest to play. The castaways were chosen for fitting one of the six archetype categories of the season - Heroes, Villains, Gamebots, Characters, Flops and Wildcards. Furthermore, one of the Wildcard castaways won their way into the game from a group of 14 initially unsuccessful past castaways. The full cast of 24 was revealed on June 20, 2016, and tribal designations were decided by a school-yard pick on the first day of the season - June 25, 2016.

Twists

  • Archetypes: Each castaway was selected for embodying one of six Survivor archetypes – Heroes, Villains, Characters, Gamebots, Flops or Wildcards. One person from each archetype was placed on each tribe.
  • Immunity Pacts: Returning from Survivor: Conqueror's Crusade, this time divided by the Archetypes. The pact with the most members remaining at the time of the merge earns exclusive immunity for the first two votes, putting them at an immediate advantage.
  • The Reckoning: The nine remaining Solomon Islands castaways merged with the seven remaining Turney Time Big Brother 11 houseguests on July 13, 2016, sparking a brand new continuation hybrid season, Turney vs. Suitman: Worlds Collide.
  • Fake Idols: This season all castaways who answered correctly for the hidden idols, including the people who actually found one, were only be told that they may have found the idol. The only way the castaways knew if they have really had found an idol was to play it at Tribal Council.
  • Last Chance Saloon: Following the casting of all but one of the main cast, a group of potential castaways entered into a mini version of Survivor, in a bid to succeed over all the others and gain the twenty-fourth spot on the season.
  • Four-Tribe Format: 25 seasons after its first appearance in Survivor: Seychelles, the tribes were divided into four tribes instead of the usual two or three. It is the thirteenth total time that a season has featured more than the standard two tribes. This season also featured the Three-Tribe Format on two occasions, following both full tribe swaps.
  • Returning Players: Twenty-four former players returned this season, due to their reputation and recognition as a specific Survivor player archetype. It is the ninth all-returnee season.
  • Double Tribe Switch: On Day 4, the Choiseul, Gavutu, Rendova and Taumako tribes underwent a tribe switch, mixing up the tribes. The Choiseul tribe was dismantled in this swap. Then, on Day 10, there was a second full swap - following the dissolve of Rendova on Day 7 - which re-established Choiseul as a tribe.
  • Tribe Dissolve: On Day 7, for the first time in the Second Generation, a tribe was dissolved with it's members absorbed by the two remaining tribes. The Rendova tribe was the dissolved tribe, while Taumako absorbed two members, and Gavutu received the other three.
  • Double Tribal Council: On Day 10, two tribes went to Tribal Council. Due to the three-tribe format, the challenge was still for tribal immunity, but with only one tribe winning.
  • Hidden Immunity Idols: There was one main hidden idol up for grabs, which can be found by correctly guessing the answer to the clues sent daily to the three winning tribes. The first place tribe would also gain a clue to a second idol. A third idol entered the game on Day 10, which functioned as the merge idol.

Contestants

Contestant Tribe Affiliation Finish Votes
Against
Original Tribe First Switch Dissolved Tribe Second Switch Merged Tribe
S35 Alexandra A. Alexandra A.
22, Black
Great Britain, All-Stars,
Bingo vs. Suitman & Last Leap
Choiseul Quit
Day 1
0
S35 Brandon A. Brandon A.
16, Silver
Kazakhstan
Rendova Quit
Day 2
0
S35 Marcus A. Marcus A.
18, TV Star
Bhutan
Taumako 1st Voted Out
Day 3
5
S35 Jera H. Jera H.
18, Orange
Kazakhstan
Rendova Rendova 2nd Voted Out
Day 4
3
S35 Nolan K. Nolan K.
16, Silver
El Salvador & Puerto Rico
Gavutu Gavutu 3rd Voted Out
Day 5
4
S35 Sean P. Sean P.
25, TV Star
East Timor
Rendova Rendova 4th Voted Out
Day 6
4
S35 Patrick J. Patrick J.
20, Blood
Eritrea
& Conqueror's Crusade
Rendova Rendova Gavutu 5th Voted Out
Day 7
3
S35 Brendon R. Brendon R.
18, Black
Vietnam, Second Chances,
Bingo vs. Suitman & Kiribati
Taumako Gavutu Gavutu 6th Voted Out
Day 8
41
S35 Jeremy B. Jeremy B.
18, Orange
Mongolia, Second Chances
& Conqueror's Crusade
Taumako Taumako Taumako 7th Voted Out
Day 9
6
S35 Peyton D. Peyton D.
16, Blue
Rejects vs. Royals
Choiseul Gavutu Gavutu Choiseul 8th Voted Out
Day 10
3
S35 Jim B. Jim B.
17, TV Star
Reclamation & Conqueror's Crusade
Taumako Gavutu Gavutu Taumako 9th Voted Out
Day 10
4
S35 Eric A. Eric A.
15, Blood
Bhutan
Taumako Gavutu Gavutu Taumako Owaraha 10th Voted Out
Day 11
10
S35 Nick J. Nick J.
17, Sky
Cursed Hand, Rejects vs. Royals
& Polynesia
Choiseul Taumako Taumako Gavutu 11th Voted Out
Day 12
16
S35 Alan D. Alan D.
17, TV Star
Jordan, Friends vs. Favorites &
Puerto Rico
Choiseul Gavutu Gavutu Choiseul 12th Voted Out
Day 13
7
S35 Julian S. Julian S.
21, TV Star
Seychelles & Rejects vs. Royals
Rendova Rendova Gavutu Choiseul 13th Voted Out
Day 14
9
S35 Max C. Max C.
20, Orange
El Salvador
Gavutu Taumako Taumako Gavutu 1st Evicted
from Worlds Collide
6
S35 Cory L. Cory L.
18, Gold
Mongolia, All-Stars
& Bingo vs. Suitman
Gavutu Rendova Gavutu Gavutu 4th Evicted
from Worlds Collide
3
S35 LeQuisha Q. LeQuisha Q.
23, Orange
Rejects vs. Royals
Rendova Rendova Taumako Choiseul 6th Evicted
from Worlds Collide
11
S35 AJ R. AJ R.
21, TV Star
Bhutan & Polynesia
Choiseul Taumako Taumako Taumako 7th Voted Out
from Worlds Collide
8
S35 Jacob B. Jacob B.
22, Sky
Rejects vs. Royals & Polynesia
Gavutu Taumako Taumako Gavutu 11th Voted Out
from Worlds Collide
5
S35 Joel W. Joel W.
16, Black
Kiribati
Gavutu Rendova Taumako Gavutu 12th Voted Out
from Worlds Collide
18
S35 Joe W. Joe W.
21, Light Green
Jordan, All-Stars,
Eritrea & Last Leap
Taumako Gavutu Gavutu Choiseul 13th Evicted
from Worlds Collide
10
S35 Rob R. Rob R.
25, Blue
Bhutan & Unfinished Business
Choiseul Taumako Taumako Taumako Runner-up
of Worlds Collide
1
S35 Rhys R. Rhys R.
21, Black
Japan & Conqueror's Crusade
Gavutu Taumako Taumako Taumako Sole Survivor
of Worlds Collide
1

The Total Votes is the number of votes a castaway received during Tribal Councils where the castaway was eligible to be voted out of the game, excluding tiebreakers. It does not include the votes received during the final Tribal Council.

^1 Brendon played a Hidden Immunity Idol, therefore 6 votes against him were not counted.

The Game

Episode Air Date Immunity Eliminated Vote Finish
1 "We Need Our Beloved Daughter Back" June 25, 2016 Gavutu Alexandra No Vote Quit
Day 1
Taumako
Rendova
2 "Don't Even Know What A Gamebot Is" June 26, 2016 Gavutu Brandon No Vote Quit
Day 2
Taumako
Choiseul
3 "Group Game Addicts Meeting" June 27, 2016 Gavutu Marcus 5-1 1st Voted Out
Day 3
Choiseul
Rendova
4 "I'm A Grammar Nazi" June 28, 2016 Taumako Jera 3-3-1;
3-21
2nd Voted Out
Day 4
Gavutu
5 "Chaos Will Reign" June 30, 2016 Taumako Nolan 4-3 3rd Voted Out
Day 5
Rendova
6 "Axes Through Bathroom Doors" July 1, 2016 Taumako Sean 4-2 4th Voted Out
Day 6
Gavutu
7 "Crazy Intertwining Spiderweb" July 2, 2016 Taumako Patrick 3-02 5th Voted Out
Day 7
8 "This Vote is the Bananas Vote!" July 5, 2016 Taumako Brendon 4-4;
4-21
6th Voted Out
Day 8
9 "You're Just Casualty Number One" July 7, 2016 Gavutu Jeremy 6-2-1 7th Voted Out
Day 9
10 "I'm A Baller-Ass Wizard" July 8, 2016 Gavutu Peyton 3-2 8th Voted Out
Day 10
Jim 4-1 9th Voted Out
Day 10
11 "Make Or Break Moment" July 9, 2016 Gamebots
Max
Eric 7-5-1 10th Voted Out
Day 11
12 "Unfunny British Twat" July 10, 2016 Gamebots
Cory
Nick 11-1 11th Voted Out
Day 12
13 "Scumbag Your Best Ally" July 11, 2016 Jacob Alan 7-3-1 12th Voted Out
Day 13
14 "Are We Playing Big Brother Now?" July 12, 2016 Jacob Julian 6-3-1 13th Voted Out
Day 14
Continued in Turney vs. Suitman: Worlds Collide

^1 Due to a tie, there was a re-vote between the tied players.
^2 Brendon used a Hidden Immunity Idol, voiding 6 votes against him.

Voting Table

Original Tribes First Switch Dissolved Tribes Second Switch Merged Tribe
Episode #: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
Eliminated: S35 Alexandra A.bw
Alexandra
S35 Brandon A.bw
Brandon
S35 Marcus A.bw
Marcus
S35 Jera H.bw
Jera
S35 Nolan K.bw
Nolan
S35 Sean P.bw
Sean
S35 Patrick J.bw
Patrick
S35 Brendon R.bw
Brendon
S35 Jeremy B.bw
Jeremy
S35 Peyton D.bw
Peyton
S35 Jim B.bw
Jim
S35 Eric A.bw
Eric
S35 Nick J.bw
Nick
S35 Alan D.bw
Alan
S35 Julian S.bw
Julian
Vote: No Vote No Vote 5-1 3-3-1 3-2 4-3 4-2 3-01 4-4 4-2 6-2-1 3-2 4-1 7-5-1 11-1 7-3-1 6-3-1
Rhys Jeremy Jim LeQuisha Nick Alan Julian Advanced
Rob Jeremy Jim Nick Nick Alan Joel Advanced
Joe Marcus Nolan Brendon Brendon None Peyton Nick Nick Alan Julian Advanced
Joel Jera Jera Sean S-V Eric Nick Cory Max Advanced
Jacob Jeremy Eric Nick Alan Julian Advanced
AJ Jeremy Jim Eric Nick Alan Julian Advanced
LeQuisha Julian Jera Sean S-V Joe Eric Nick Alan Max Advanced
Cory Julian Julian Joel Brendon Brendon Brendon Nick Nick Joel Julian Advanced
Max Jeremy Nick Nick Alan Julian Advanced
Julian Jera None Sean Brendon Brendon Brendon Peyton Eric Nick Joel Max
Alan Eric Brendon Brendon Brendon Peyton Eric LeQuisha Joel
Nick Jeremy Eric S-V
Eric Marcus Nolan Patrick Joe Brendon Rhys Nick
Jim Marcus Nolan Patrick Joe Joe S-V
Peyton Eric Brendon Joe Joe Joe
Jeremy Marcus LeQuisha
Brendon Marcus Nolan Patrick Joe None
Patrick Jera Jera Sean Brendon
Sean LeQuisha Julian Joel
Nolan Eric
Jera Julian None
Marcus Joe
Brandon Quit
Alexandra Quit

^1 Brendon used a Hidden Immunity Idol, voiding 6 votes against him.

Returning Players

Season Castaways
S37 Indonesia S35 Julian S.
Julian S.
S35 LeQuisha Q.
LeQuisha Q.
S39 Entitled vs. Earned S35 Alan D.
Alan D.
S35 Jacob B.
Jacob B.
S35 Joe W.
Joe W.
S35 Nick J.
Nick J.
S40 Ragnarok S35 Jeremy B.
Jeremy B.
S35 Julian S.
Julian S.
S35 Marcus A.
Marcus A.
S35 Nolan K.
Nolan K.
S35 Patrick J.
Marcus A.
S35 Rhys R.
Rhys R.

Gallery

Suitman's Survivor Seasons
MongoliaSaint LuciaBrazilGreat BritainJordanAll-StarsVenezuelaCaicos IslandsEast TimorSeychelles
BruneiFriends vs. FavoritesVietnamOccultus IslandMoral vs. MercilessCursed HandReclamationSecond Chances
Jan MayenBingo vs. SuitmanEritreaNew ZealandJapanLast LeapConqueror's CrusadeBhutan
KiribatiRejects vs. RoyalsEl SalvadorPolynesiaKazakhstanUnfinished BusinessPuerto RicoAyia Thekla
Solomon IslandsWorlds CollideHondurasIndonesiaCanary IslandsEntitled vs. EarnedRagnarok
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