The losing Ravu tribe is feeling the effects of having almost nothing at their camp while the Moto tribe continues to live comfortably in their luxurious shelter.
Although the Moto Tribe is thriving at their camp, one member begins to experience serious health problems. The Ravu Tribe attempts to make fire with a pair of eyeglasses. The third person is voted off the island.
One castaway explodes with anger and starts throwing things around camp. Gary's health continues to deteriorate and a surprise twist at the Immunity Challenge could change the course of the game.
Earl and Yau-Man pool their knowledge from Exile Island to look for the Hidden Immunity Idol. Ravu fights for desperately needed items at the Reward Challenge. A mental challenge for Immunity confuses one castaway who ends up losing for their tribe.
When two all-new tribes are formed, some of the castaways experience true hardship while other newfound luxury and strategy changes when one Survivor realizes their old alliance no longer has the majority in their new tribe.
One castaway finds the Hidden Immunity Idol and replaces it with a fake one, hoping that someone else plays the false idol at a future Tribal Council. Lisi returns from Exile intending to redeem herself for having expressed thoughts of wanting to go home.
The two tribes learn a traditional Fijian dance and then must perform at the Reward Challenge where the winning tribe is treated to a feast with the locals. At Tribal Council, a showdown pits two tribe mates against each other in a war of words.
The remaining castaways merge into one tribe and find a major surprise waiting for them back at camp. Mookie confesses to Dreamz that he's found the second Hidden Immunity Idol which angers Alex and Edguardo who worry that Dreamz may tell the others.
Dreamz gets caught strategizing with Alex by members of his other alliance (Cassandra, Earl and Yau-Man) who now question his loyalty. A cat-and-mouse game plays out at Tribal Council, leaving one group in shock and the other gloating with victory.
Tribe mates are faced with a decision to blackmail or betray in order to keep their alliance intact. Two castaways discover information which could change the course of the game. Another injury leaves Boo struggling at the Reward Challenge.
Alex, who knows he's next to be voted off, attempts to sway Stacy back to his side. Boo's motor mouth is driving the tribe crazy. One castaway proposes a compelling argument at Tribal Council which causes others to rethink their strategy.