|Season Run|| April 11th, 2015 -|
April 12th, 2015
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- Three Tribes: The castaways were divided into three tribes with six members each.
- Hidden Immunity Idol: Two Idols were hidden for each tribe. They could be found on Jack's blog under the URL's /michaelsnow, /lisawhelchel, /jennlyon and /danbarry.
- Double Tribal Council: With 14 contestants remaining, no tribe swap occured but instead a double tribal was released with the two losing tribes going to tribal council.
- Three Tribes Until Merge: After dropping their buffs when there were 12 people left, the castaways were shocked to learn that they would be divided back into three tribes of four people each.