Survivor 46

Episode 8 Stats

Rob Brodeur breaks down all the latest stats!


Each week Inside Survivor contributor Rob Brodeur will be collecting various Survivor-related statistics and information based on the latest episode of Survivor 46.

Immunity Challenge – “Get A Grip”

  • This challenge was previously used in Vanuatu, Cook Islands, Tocantins, Heroes vs. Villains, South Pacific, Blood vs. Water, Worlds Apart, Game Changers, Winners at War, and Survivor 45.
    • In previous seasons, it’s been won by an equal amount of men and women (six each).
  • This is the first time in the new era that nobody sat out during the pre-challenge rice negotiation.
  • Hunter is the first person to win this challenge while on a red tribe.
  • Hunter is currently tied with Erika (Survivor 41), Jonathan (Survivor 42), and Dee (Survivor 45) for most challenge wins in the new era with 9.
  • All three individual immunity challenge winners were on different starting tribes.
    • Kenzie started on Yanu, Maria started on Siga, and Hunter started on Nami.


  • Q had the most confessionals in this episode with 15.
    • This is the highest single-episode confessional count this season.
  • Ben and Maria had the lowest number of confessionals in this episode with 1 each.
  • Q has the highest total confessional count with 53.
    • A Yanu member has had the highest total confessional count after every episode so far this season.
      • Episode 1: Tiffany & Bhanu – 9
      • Episode 2: Tiffany – 19
      • Episode 3: Bhanu – 25
      • Episode 4: Bhanu – 35
      • Episode 5: Kenzie – 32
      • Episode 6: Kenzie – 36
      • Episode 7: Kenzie – 42
      • Episode 8: Q – 53
    • This was the first time since episode 4 that Kenzie didn’t have the highest total confessional count.
  • Tevin is the lowest placing contestant who had the first confessional in the season since Tony in Game Changers (who came in 19th place).
    • Everyone since Tony has come in 9th place or higher.

Tribal Council

  • Tevin was voted out 8-2.
    • The most recent player voted out 8-2 was David Wright in Edge of Extinction.
  • Tevin is the first player who was voted out by someone with the same last name as him.
    • Charlie and Tevin have the same last name (Davis).
  • Venus has received at least one vote at every tribal council she’s attended.
  • There’s now an even number of Nami, Siga, and Yanu players left in the game.
    • All three starting tribes also have at least one player of each gender remaining.
  • Survivor 45 and 46 both had an LGBTQ+ player voted out in 10th place.
    • Kellie came in 10th in Survivor 45.
  • Kenzie is now the only LGBTQ+ player left in the game.
    • Bhanu, Moriah, and Tevin have been voted out.
  • Tevin is the fourth player voted out while in possession of an extra vote.
    • Lauren in Heroes vs. Healers vs. Hustlers
    • Sebastian in Ghost Island
    • Aubry in Edge of Extinction
  • The three remaining Yanu players still have 0 votes cast against them.
  • At least one Nami player has received a vote at every post-merge tribal council so far.
    • Episode 6: Venus received a vote.
    • Episode 7: Hunter, Soda, and Venus received votes.
    • Episode 8: Tevin and Venus received votes.
  • Liz is the only remaining Nami player without any votes cast against her.


Episode Title

  • The episode title “Hide ‘n Seek” was said by Q (and other players) while playing hide and seek.

Survivor Birthdays

  • This week’s episode aired on the following player’s birthday:
    • Elie Scott (Survivor 43)

Written by

Rob Brodeur

Rob hails from Boston, MA. He studied Architectural Engineering at college and has been following Survivor since the first season. Rob is married and has a dog named Snoopy. He also used to host Survivor ORGs (Online Reality Games) on Facebook. Rob writes Inside Survivor’s weekly Survivor Stats feature.

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