Survivor: Ghost Island

Episode 9 Stats

Rob Brodeur breaks down all the latest stats from the ninth episode!

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

Tribal Council

  • Libby was voted out 4-1-0.
    • Michael used a hidden immunity idol, negating 7 votes against him.
  • Chelsea, Kellyn and Laurel are the only remaining players with a perfect voting record (Donathan had a perfect voting record until this episode).
  • Libby is the first female to become the second jury member since Cagayan.
    • CagayanMorgan.
    • San Juan Del Sur – Jeremy.
    • Worlds Apart – Joe.
    • Cambodia – Savage.
    • Kaoh Rong – Nick.
    • Millennials vs. Gen X – Taylor.
    • Game Changers – Ozzy.
    • Heroes vs. Healers vs. Hustlers – Cole.
  • Jenna and Laurel are the only remaining original Malolo members who don’t have votes against them.

Ghost Island/Advantage

  • Jenna went to Ghost Island this episode, but didn’t get a chance to play the game of chance.
    • Chris and Kellyn are the only non-Malolo members to go to Ghost Island so far this season.


  • The merged name “Lavita” comes from a combination of the pre-merge tribes, Malolo, Naviti and Yanuya.
    • MaLolo
    • NAVITi
    • YanuyA

Hidden Immunity Idol

  • Michael was the first person this season to negate any votes with an idol.
    • He’s also the youngest player ever to play two hidden immunity idols.
    • Both times he played an idol, an original Malolo member was voted out.
  • Both times the “f-ing stick” was found it was found by a male in the minority. It was then played at tribal council and a female alliance member of the finder was voted out.
    • MicronesiaJason found it, it was fake, Eliza played it and went home.
    • Ghost Island – Michael found it, it was real, Michael played it and Libby went home.


  • Wendell had the most confessionals this episode with 6.
  • Chelsea, Desiree and Sebastian had 0 confessionals this episode.
    • Sebastian hasn’t had a confessional since Episode 6.
  • Michael is the only player remaining in the game that has had at least one confessional in every episode he’s been in.

Reward Challenge – “Gone Shootin”

  • This challenge has previously been used in Worlds Apart, Cambodia and Heroes vs. Healers vs. Hustlers.
    • This was the first time this challenge was done in which the targets were in the water as opposed to on land.

Immunity Challenge – “Buggin’ Out”

  • The “gross food challenge” has been used in multiple past Survivor seasons including Borneo, The Australian Outback, Africa, Marquesas, Thailand, The Amazon, Pearl Islands, All-Stars, Palau, Fiji, China, Samoa, Caramoan, Blood vs. Water and Cambodia.
    • This is the first time since Fiji that this challenge has taken place in a season filmed in Fiji.
    • This is only the fourth time it was used as an individual immunity challenge.
      • It’s been won by women twice and men twice. One newbie man, one returnee man, one newbie woman, one returnee woman.
        • The AmazonMathew von Ertfelda.
        • Caramoan – John Cochran.
        • Blood vs. Water – Monica Culpepper.
        • Ghost Island – Angela Perkins.
      • So far, everyone that won this challenge when it was played for individual immunity has made it to the Final Tribal Council.


Episode Title

  • The episode title “The Sea Slug Slugger” was said by Wendell, referring to Angela’s impressive performance in the immunity challenge.

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.

3 responses to “Episode 9 Stats”

  1. Amazing to see how it’s always the obvious big guy target at the merge second vote. That very interesting to notice

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