Survivor: David vs. Goliath

Episode 13 Stats

Rob Brodeur breaks down all the latest episode!

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Each week Inside Survivor contributor Rob Brodeur will be collecting various Survivor related statistics and information based off the latest episode of Survivor: David vs. Goliath.

Tribal Council

  • Christian was voted out 3-2-0.
    • Davie played an idol on himself, negating 2 votes.
  • All three members of Jabeni that made the merge also made it to the finale.
  • Everyone from the Tiva tribe has been voted out and is a member of the jury so far except for Alison.
  • Alison has received votes at the past three tribal councils in a row.
  • Everybody on the merged tribe has cast a vote for Christian except for Carl and Elizabeth.
  • Three Goliath members then three David members were voted out in a row.
    • John, Dan, Alec – Goliath.
    • Carl, Gabby, Christian – David.
  • Nick and Kara have both voted for Christian in the past two episodes.
    • Kara has voted for Christian three times during the merge.
  • Both times Christian voted incorrectly this season, he voted for Alison.
  • Christian has the most votes against him this season with 18.
    • He holds the record for most votes cast against a male player in a single season.
    • However, 12 of those votes have been cancelled by idols.
  • Christian ties Jenn Brown in Worlds Apart for the second most amount of votes in a single season with 18.
    • Christian and Jenn both hold the record for most votes cast against a first-time player.
      • The record holder for most votes cast against a player is Laura Morett in Blood vs. Water with 19 votes.
  • There are three men and three women remaining.
    • All three women to make it to the finale are Goliaths.
    • Mike is the only male Goliath to make it to the finale.
  • Nick is the first player named Nick to make it to the finale episode of a season.
    • Nick Brown came in 7th place in The Australian Outback.
    • Nick Stanbury came in 10th place in Panama.
    • Nick Maiorano came in 10th place in Kaoh Rong.
      • Including Australian Survivor, Nick Iadanza came in 11th place in Australian Survivor 2017.
  • Every episode where an idol was played this season, Christian received votes against him.
    • Dan and Davie played idols in Episode 8, Christian received votes.
    • Dan played an idol in Episode 9, Christian received votes
    • Christian played an idol in Episode 12, he received votes.
    • Davie and Nick played an idol this episode, Christian received votes.
  • Kara, Mike and Nick are the only players left without any votes against them.
    • They are also the three players remaining whose first names are last in the alphabet.

Hidden Immunity Idol/Advantage

  • Davie is the second person to find two idols this season, the other being Dan.
    • He’s the second person to play a “game of chance” in order to receive an idol. The other was Chris Noble in Ghost Island.
  • Both people to play an idol, but not negate the majority of the votes (Dan & Davie), both negated 2 votes.
    • Dan played an idol for Angelina in Episode 8 and negated 2 votes.
    • Davie played an idol for himself this episode and negated 2 votes.
  • Nick is the first person to play an idol this season and not receive any votes.
  • It’s the first time this season since Episode 1 (up until when Dan found the Goliath idol) where nobody currently holds an idol or advantage.


  • Davie had the most confessionals this episode with 9.
    • This is the highest single-episode confessional count so far this season.
  • Everyone had a confessional in this episode.

Reward Challenge – “Pole Dancing”

  • Keith Nale won this challenge both times he competed in it, in San Juan Del Sur and Cambodia.
  • Kara has gone on every other reward so far post merge.
    • She went on the reward in episode 9, 11, and 13.

Immunity Challenge – “Rollerball”

  • With Mike winning immunity, this season holds the record for most consecutive different individual immunity winners with 7 in a row.
    • Angelina and Nick are the only remaining players who haven’t won individual immunity.
  • Both challenges used in this episode have been previously won by Keith Nale.


Episode Title

  • The episode title “Are You Feeling Lucky” was said by Davie when he was reading the instructions to the hidden immunity idol game of chance.

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.

One response to “Episode 13 Stats”

  1. “All three women to make it to the finale are Goliaths.”
    Who would’ve guessed that in the beginning?!!! So crazy! I want a Goliath woman to win. That’d be a truly crazy, yet amazing ending to this wonderful season. I’m rooting for Angelina and Kara.

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