Survivor: Heroes v Healers v Hustlers

Episode 14 Stats

Rob Brodeur breaks down all the stats from the season finale of Survivor: HHH.

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

Tribal Council #1

  • Mike was voted out 2-1 after a tie.
    • The initial vote was 3 for Ben, 1 for Devon, 1 for Mike. Ben used his hidden immunity idol, thus causing a tie with Devon and Mike.
      • This was the first time that a tie vote has occured due to a hidden immunity idol being played.
  • This is the only tribal council in which Devon received any votes against him.

Tribal Council #2

  • Devon lost the fire-making challenge against Ben in a new Final 4 twist.
    • He’s the second person to be eliminated from the game (outside of a quit or medevac) without a vote taking place at all.
      • Bobby Jon in Palau was the first, as he and Stephenie were the last two remaining Ulong members.
        • Both Devon and Bobby Jon were eliminated due to a fire-making challenge.
    • Ian Rosenberger in Palau, Brandon Hantz in Caramoan, and Jeff Varner in Game Changers were eliminated without a formal vote taking place, but were still voted out.
  • Devon is the highest ranking member of post-swap Levu.
  • Ben is the seventh person to win a fire-making challenge at Final 4. The others are as follows:
    • Ian Rosenberger in Palau.
    • Danielle DiLorenzo in Panama.
    • Becky Lee in Cook Islands.
    • Bob Crowley in Gabon.
    • Carolyn Rivera in Worlds Apart.
    • Aubry Bracco in Kaoh Rong.
      • Bob and Ben are the only winners to take part in a fire-making challenge at Final 4 and win the title of Sole Survivor.
        • Bob is the only winner to win the fire-making challenge as part of a tiebreaker.
  • Devon is the ninth castaway to be eliminated without being voted out, quitting, or being medically evacuated. The others are as follows:
    • Paschal English in Marquesas – Rock draw.
    • Jonathan Libby & Wanda Shirk in Palau – not chosen for a tribe in Episode 1.
    • Bobby Jon Drinkard in Palau – Fire-making challenge with only two tribe members remaining.
    • Rupert Boneham in Blood vs. Water – swapped places with his wife Laura after she was voted out.
    • Katie Collins in Blood vs. Water – Rock draw.
    • Jessica Lewis in Millennials vs. Gen X– Rock draw.
    • Cirie Fields in Game Changers – Didn’t receive any votes, but was the only person eligible to be eliminated due to idols and advantages being played.

Final Tribal Council – Ben (Winner)

  • Ben won 5-2-1.
    • Each member of the Final 3 got one vote from a member of their starting tribe.
      • Ryan got a vote from Devon (Yawa).
      • Ben got a vote from JP (Levu).
      • Chrissy got a vote from Ashley (Levu).
  • Nobody from post-swap Levu made it to final tribal council.
    • Ben – New Yawa
    • Chrissy & Ryan – New Soko
  • Ben holds the record for most votes against a winner with 11.
    • Aras Baskauskas in Panama previously held the record with 9.
      • However, Ben only had two votes against him that counted this season.
  • Ben is the fourth winner to play a hidden immunity idol or legacy advantage and saved themselves at a tribal council where they would have went home. The others are as follows:
    • Mike Holloway used a hidden immunity idol, negating four votes against him in Episode 12 of Worlds Apart.
    • Jeremy Collins used a hidden immunity idol, negating three votes against him in the finale of Cambodia.
    • Sarah used her legacy advantage, negating three votes against her in the finale of Game Changers.
      • Ben is the only one of the four to have votes against him that counted going into final tribal council.
  • Ben is the ninth winner to never win individual immunity. The others are as follows:
    • Tina Wesson in The Australian Outback
    • Sandra Diaz-Twine in Pearl Islands & Heroes vs. Villains
    • Yul Kwon in Cook Islands
    • Earl Cole in Fiji
    • Todd Herzog in China
    • Natalie White in Samoa
    • Tony Vlachos in Cagayan
    • Sarah Lacina in Game Changers
  • Every season with a blue/yellow/red starting tribe color scheme has resulted in a win by someone on the blue tribe, with the exception of Kaoh Rong, where Michele from Gondol, a yellow tribe, won.
    • PhilippinesDenise Stapley was on Matsing, a blue tribe.
    • Worlds Apart – Mike Holloway was on Escameca, a blue tribe.
    • Heroes vs. Healers vs. Hustlers – Ben Driebergen was on Levu, a blue tribe.
  • Ben is the first winner from Idaho.
    • Sherri Biethman from Caramoan & Taylor Stocker from Millennials vs. Gen X are the only other players from Idaho.
      • All three made it to the merge.
  • This was the first season in which a blue/yellow/red starting tribe combination had a merged color that wasn’t black. Thus making Ben the only winner of a blue/yellow/red starting tribe season to win wearing a non-black buff.
  • This was also the first season in which a blue/yellow/red starting tribe combination didn’t produce a finalist from the yellow tribe.
    • PhilippinesMike Skupin & Lisa Whelchel were on Tandang, a yellow tribe.
    • Worlds Apart – Carolyn Rivera was on Masaya, a yellow tribe.
    • Heroes vs. Healers vs. Hustlers – There were no finalists from Soko, a yellow tribe.
  • Out of 34 winners, 18 have played once, while 16 have played more than once.
    • Played once: Vecepia Towery (Marquesas), Brian Heidik (Thailand), Chris Daugherty (Vanuatu), Danni Boatwright (Guatemala), Yul Kwon (Cook Islands), Earl Cole (Fiji), Todd Herzog (China), Bob Crowley (Gabon), Natalie White (Samoa), Fabio Birza (Nicaragua), Sophie Clarke (South Pacific), Kim Spradlin (One World), Denise Stapley (Philippines), Natalie Anderson (San Juan Del Sur), Mike Holloway (Worlds Apart), Michele Fitzgerald (Kaoh Rong), Adam Klein (Millennials vs. Gen X), Ben Driebergen (Heroes vs. Healers vs. Hustlers).
    • Played more than once: Richard Hatch (Borneo & All-Stars), Tina Wesson (The Australian Outback, All-Stars, & Blood vs. Water), Ethan Zohn (Africa & All-Stars), Jenna Morasca (The Amazon & All-Stars), Sandra Diaz-Twine (Pearl Islands, Heroes vs. Villains, & Game Changers), Amber Brkich (The Australian Outback, & All-Stars), Tom Westman (Palau & Heroes vs. Villains), Aras Baskauskas (Panama & Blood vs. Water), Parvati Shallow (Cook Islands, Micronesia, & Heroes vs. Villains), JT Thomas (Tocantins, Heroes vs. Villains, & Game Changers), Rob Mariano (Marquesas, All-Stars, Heroes vs. Villains, & Redemption Island) John Cochran (South Pacific & Caramoan), Tyson Apostol (Tocantins, Heroes vs. Villains, & Blood vs. Water), Tony Vlachos (Cagayan & Game Changers), Jeremy Collins (San Juan Del Sur & Cambodia), Sarah Lacina (Cagayan & Game Changers).

Final Tribal Council – Chrissy (2nd Place)

  • Chrissy is the third castaway to finish in second place in a Final 3 where each finalist received at least one jury vote. The others are as follows:
    • Courtney Yates in China.
    • Jaclyn Schultz in San Juan Del Sur.

Final Tribal Council – Ryan (3rd Place)

  • Ryan is the third castaway to finish in third place and receive only one jury vote. The others are as follows:
    • Amanda Kimmel in China.
    • Missy Payne in San Juan Del Sur.
  • Ryan is the highest ranking member of the Yawa tribe.

Hidden Immunity Idol

  • This season holds the record for most hidden immunity idols present with nine.
  • Ben is tied with Russell Hantz in Samoa, Tony Vlachos in Cagayan, and Tai Trang in Game Changers for the record for the most hidden immunity idols found in a season, with three.
    • Ben is the first person to play three hidden immunity idols in back-to-back-to-back tribal councils.
  • Both times Ben used a hidden immunity idol and received votes against him, they were from Chrissy, Mike, and Ryan.
  • Ben tied the record for second most votes negated in a season with 9 votes.
    • Tai Trang also negated 9 votes in Game Changers.
    • Kelley Wentworth holds the title for most votes negated during Cambodia with 12.
  • Ben tied with Kelley Wentworth for most times saving oneself with an idol with two.
  • All three members of the final three possessed at least one hidden immunity idol at some point in the season.
  • A hidden immunity idol was played at 7 out of the 14 (50%) eligible tribal councils this season.
    • Out of eight eligible post-merge tribals, an idol was played at six of them (75%). The only tribals in which an idol wasn’t played were Desi’s boot and JP’s boot.


  • Ben once again had the highest confessional count this episode with 10.
    • He had the highest confessional count this season with 68.
  • Mike had the least amount of confessionals this episode with 2.
  • The Final 4 had the highest confessional counts of everyone this season.
    • Lauren is the only person to have more confessionals than a member of the Final 5. Lauren had 34 confessionals while Mike had 33.
  • Mike and Chrissy are the only members of the Final 5 to have at least one episode without a confessional.
    • Ben, Devon, and Ryan had a confessional in every episode they were in.
  • Despite making it to Episode 10, JP had the third least amount of confessionals this season (5). The only people with less confessionals than him were Simone (4 confessionals, voted out in Episode 2) and Katrina (2 confessionals, voted out in Episode 1).

Immunity/ Reward Challenge #1 – “Might As Well Jump”

  • Chrissy won all but two reward challenges this season.
    • She chose Devon and Mike to partake in the reward with her.
      • Every reward she went on she was with either Devon or Mike.
  • The challenge title is based on a song by Van Halen.

Immunity Challenge #2 – “You Shook Me”

  • Chrissy is the fourth woman to win four individual immunity challenges in a season, the others are as follows:
    • Kelly Wiglesworth in Borneo.
    • Jenna Morasca in The Amazon.
    • Kim Spradlin in One World.
      • Chrissy is the seventh woman to win four individual immunity challenges overall. The others are Kelly, Jenna, and Kim as previously mentioned, and the following:
        • Amanda Kimmel in China & Micronesia.
        • Parvati Shallow in Micronesia & Heroes vs. Villains.
        • Andrea Boehlke in Redemption Island, Caramoan, & Game Changers.
    • Chrissy is the oldest woman to win four individual immunity challenges.
  • This is the second season in a row where all immunity challenges (more than one) in the finale were won by one person (and that person also won the immunity challenge in the penultimate episode).
    • Brad Culpepper won three immunity challenges in the Game Changers finale.
  • Cole is the only man to win individual immunity this season.
    • The only other time this has happened was in Marquesas, where Robert DeCanio was the only man to win individual immunity.
  • The challenge title is based on a song by AC/DC.


  • Episode 14 received 8.70 million viewers and 1.9/8 in the Adults 18-49 Rating/Share. The live reunion show received 5.97 million viewers and a 1.2/5.

Episode Title

  • The episode title “Million Dollar Night” was said by Ben in regards to final tribal council.
    • Ben had the most episode titles this season with four overall.

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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