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!The Tribes

[[folder:La Flor]]

* AHouseDivided
* BrokenAce
* DividedWeFall
* FiveBadBand:
** TheLeader: Brenda.
** TheDragon: Chase.
** TheBrute: [=NaOnka=].
** EvilGenius: Sash.
** DarkChick: Purple.
** {{Token Good Teammate}}s: [[TagalongKid Fabio]], [[TheBigGuy Benry]], [[TheChick Alina]] and [[ActionGirl Kelly B]]. Arguably, Purple Kelly as well.
** SacrificialLion: Shannon.
** {{Sixth Ranger}}s: Jane, Marty and Jill.
* FloralThemeNaming
* OneSteveLimit: The team had two Kellys.
* TeethClenchedTeamwork
* {{Youngsters}}: The original line-up.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Espada]]

* AHouseDivided
* CoolSword
* DwindlingParty
* {{Elders}}: The original line-up.
* FiveManBand:
** TheLeader: Tyrone.
** TheLancer: Jimmy T, later Jill.
** TheBigGirl: Jane.
** TheSmartGuy: Marty.
** TheChick: Holly.
** TheLoad: Dan.
** TeamDad: Jimmy J.
** SacrificialLion: Wendy.
** {{Sixth Ranger}}s: Chase, [=NaOnka=], Alina and Benry.
* FourTemperamentEnsemble: The original members who made it to the merge.
** Holly = Leukine
** Dan = Phlegmatic
** Jane = Sanguine
** Marty = Melancholic
* OneSteveLimit: The team had two Jimmies.
* TeethClenchedTeamwork
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!The Sole Survivor

[[folder:Judson "Fabio" Birza]]

* {{Adorkable}}: It's that smile of his, and his overall adorable nature.
* {{Badass}}
** BadassAdorable
** CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass: And how! For most of the game, he seems like nothing more than a clumsy, amiable doofus. Then, with about three episodes to go[[note]](and you can literally spot the exact point in the game where he decides to do this)[[/note]], he abruptly drops the harmless act and morphs into an unstoppable challenge machine. He also subtly maneuvers Sash and Chase into not only voting off Jane, but also making themselves look like {{JerkAss}}es at tribal council (in full view of the jury).
* BornWinner
* ButtMonkey: He almost got his face burned by fire, he gets his finger caught in a fishing hook, and he gets pinched by a crab among other things. And he ''won''.
* TheCutie: A male variant. He manages to look so adorable with that smile of his.
* DumbBlond: Subverted, although he admits he ''does'' play that role sometimes. One example is when he's talking with Marty and he buys the whole "Marty is a literal Chessmaster" bluff.
* EleventhHourSuperpower: He starts out fairly average at challenges, but by the end, no one can beat him.
* GeniusDitz
* TheHero
* ImportantHaircut: In the reunion.
* IntergenerationalFriendship: With Marty and Dan.
* {{Keet}}
* KidAppealCharacter: Incidentally, he's dressed in yellow, which is the color associated with the [[{{Transformers}} former]] TropeNamer.
* KidHero: He's 21 - and certainly ''looks'' the part!
* TheKlutz
* MagneticHero: [=NaOnka=], ''his'' SitComArchNemesis, voted for him in the end. Not to mention the people cheering at him to win in the finale.
* MrFanservice
* NiceGuy: It ended up being one of the main reasons he won.
* ObfuscatingStupidity: Big time. Perhaps one of the best people to pull this card next to Natalie from ''Samoa'' and Vecepia from ''Marquesas''.
* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: Fabio.
* PluckyComicRelief: One of the few to ever end up winning.
* SoleSurvivor: The youngest ever to do so.
* TookALevelInBadass
* UnlikelyHero: Who thought that this guy was going to be at the ''merge'' let alone ''win''? Getting the fishing hook caught in his finger and not realizing crabs could pinch had people wonder if he'd get himself evacuated.
* WorthyOpponent: Some players thought he'd have been ''perfect'' to have taken out Russell and Rob (who, ironically, were in the ''next'' season).
[[/folder]]

!Runners-Up

[[folder:Chase Rice]]

* TheBigGuy
* TheCastShowOff: Singing at the reunion.
* ChronicBackstabbingDisorder: On the one hand, he seemed to be reluctant or feel remorse every time he betrayed an ally or broke a promise. On the other, he just kept on doing it.
* TheDragon: To Brenda.
** DragonAscendant
* DumbMuscle: A borderline example.
* GoodOlBoy
* HeroWithAnFInGood
* MrFanservice: He certainly looks pretty good!
* [[NiceHat Nice Cap]]
* NobleDemon
* PoorCommunicationKills: While he did a good job with most of the jury, he butchered the answers to other members (in particular Marty's question), which may have ended up costing him that fifth vote (he ended up with four).
* TheQuisling: To the females.
* TheRunnerUpTakesItAll: He went on to sign a record deal and release a country album after Survivor. Only thing Fabio's done of note was getting a DUI
* ShipTease: With Brenda.
* TallDarkAndHandsome
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Matthew "Sash" Lenahan]]

* AmbiguouslyBrown: Averted, he mentioned that he's half white half Jamaican.
* BackstabBackfire: His refusal to give Brenda his immunity idol when she needed it ended up biting him in the ass during the final jury questioning.
* ButtMonkey: Nothing seemed to work out for Sash during the game, most of his plans ended up falling apart, for a variety of different reasons, and eventually he ended up making it to the end and receiving no votes.
* CampStraight
* TheChessmaster
* ChronicBackstabbingDisorder: Unlike Chase, didn't really seem as remorseful to have done so.
* TheDandy: Wears an expensive-looking three-piece suit to the finale.
* FreudianSlip: He lets one out during Jill's boot episode when discussing his alliance and his immunity idol, which is lampshaded by Jeff.
--> '''Sash:''' If there's a time when I lose trust in them-alright, I'm sorry. If there's a time when they lose trust in me...
* IdiotBall: After the tribal shuffle, he immediately starts targeting Marty since he's the strongest strategically and has an idol. Eventually, it comes to a tie between Marty and Kelly B at tribal (Marty did ''not'' play his idol), and during the revote... he votes for Kelly, giving Marty ample opportunity to cause more dissent against him and Brenda.
* JerkAss
* LeanAndMean
* LoopholeAbuse: ''Allegedly'' bribed Purple Kelly to quit so she could sell him to the jury - unfortunately, he did such a bad job when she supposedly tried to make him look good that she had no justification to vote for him so she was forced to vote for Fabio instead.
* ManipulativeBastard
* MistakenForGay: By Shannon. HilarityEnsues!
* NobleDemon
* NoodleIncident: ''Something'' involving Sash got edited out of the tribal council in Jane's last episode which all of the players are apparently under strict orders not to discuss. It's implied in both his and Jane's voting confessionals (available from CBS's website) [[note]]Jane's in particular shows obvious censoring[[/note]], and it's notable that Jane abruptly changes her vote without explanation (from intending to vote Holly, which made the most strategic sense, to voting for Sash, even though she knew perfectly well his immunity idol would nullify it). It's been speculated that this may have contributed to him getting no votes at the end.
* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: Sash.
* PoorCommunicationKills: Tries pandering to the jury too much, and as a result gets no votes.
* TheSmartGuy
* TheStrategist
* VillainProtagonist
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!Jury Members

[[folder:Holly Hoffman]]

* AlliterativeName
* BadassTeacher
* CoolOldLady: Jane minus a few years?
* CoolTeacher
* {{Foil}}: Stands in contrast towards [=NaOnka=] and Purple Kelly, who both quit, while she managed to recover from her own desire to quit.
* [[GuileHero Guile Heroine]]
* LastOfHerKind: Last original Espada member and last woman in the game.
* NiceGirl
* SanitySlippage: After voting off her friend Wendy, but she gets better.
* TeamMom
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Dan Lembo]]

* AsideGlance: At the infamous Quitting tribal. When NaOnka was complaining about her joints hurting due to the weather, Dan, who suffered from a serious knee injury all game, gave her an incredulous look.
* CoolOldGuy
* DeadpanSnarker
-->''Beauty fades. Dumb is forever.''
** NonActionSnarker
* TheDeterminator: If anyone was to quit the game, instead of it being two young women, it's amazing that the person who would instead last until the Final 5 with few complaints would be the 63-year-old man with two wrecked knees, can't do challenges, and likely would never win due to him being very financially fit. If anyone had reasons to quit, it was Dan.
* DentedIron: For his age, he's pretty visibly ripped, but injured knee keeps him from running and jumping.
* EliminationHoudini: In-universe. See TheLoad.
* IntergenerationalFriendship: With Fabio.
* TheLoad: [[GenreSavvy The reason other players]] let him get that far.
* OlderSideKick: By default, given that he is the oldest cast member (this season) alongside Jimmy J.
* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: ''Slams'' Sash and Chase at the jury questioning.
* TeamDad
* YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Jane Bright]]

* ActionMom
* BewareTheNiceOnes: Extremely noticeable when she gets told that her alliance is planning to vote her out.
* CoolOldLady: In. Spades.
* DisproportionateRetribution: Jane can get downright scary if she even ''thinks'' she's been betrayed or slighted. Her reaction to learning she was about to be voted out practically makes [[{{Characters/SurvivorAfrica}} Lex]] look civilized.
** Namely, she flips them off, tells Sash not to look at her, insults them and their parents ''which she met that day'' and dumps all of their water out on the fire (nearly burning Dan in the process.)
* GenreSavvy: Quoted Jeff Probst on why people don't know how to make fire.
* HappyDance: Her "fish dance".
* [[HeroesLoveDogs Heroines Love Dogs]]: She's a dog trainer.
* IntergenerationalFriendship
* IrrationalHatred: Nurses a bitter grudge against Marty throughout the entire game, for reasons unknown. This includes ranting that he's a wretched scumbag at every opportunity, trying (with some success) to turn other players against him, and calling him a worthless failure as a father. When asked at the reunion, she claims that she felt Marty didn't respect her, even though he'd repeatedly told anyone who'd listen that Jane was the most dangerous player in the game.
* LargeHam
* NeverMessWithGranny: ''And Holy Shit How!'' She regularly beat men half her age in challenges. Not to mention what happened when she was told she would be voted out...
* NoodleIncident: ''Something'' certainly happened at her final tribal council, which CBS edited out from what was broadcast, and which all of the players are under orders not to discuss. According to rumors, she accused Sash of secretly offering (earlier in the game) to pay off her mortgage if she helped him win. He denied it, and there was no way of knowing which of them was lying. If true, it would've been illegal (and if not, it was slander), so CBS edited it out and ordered everyone to stay quiet. Evidently nothing more was done as they didn't want two more people being ejected after [=NaOnka=] and Purple Kelly quit.
* SanitySlippage: After being told she's going to be voted off, she's FREAKING out.
* ShockingElimination: A lot of fans thought she'd have made it to the finals.
* SitComArchNemesis[=/=]TheResenter[=/=][[UnknownRival Not so Unknown Rival]]: To Marty, somewhat inexplicably. The source of her resentment is never really explained, and he's clearly baffled by it.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Ben "Benry" Henry]]

* TheBigGuy
* LargeHam
* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: Benry.
* OutOfFocus
* TwoFirstNames
* WeHardlyKnewYe
[[/folder]]

[[folder:"Purple" Kelly Shinn]]

* AllThereInTheManual: Thanks to her LivingProp edit, most of her confessionals can only be found through videos on the CBS website. Despite the first impression of her being that of a living Barbie Doll, [[HiddenDepths a lot of what she says and does shows there's a lot more underneath.]]
* GracefulLadiesLikePurple
* LivingProp: To the point of parody.
* LoopholeAbuse: Sash '''''allegedly''''' bribed her so she would quit, and then try to sell his story on the jury - unfortunately, since he did [[PoorCommunicationKills such a bad job answering her question]], she was forced to vote for Fabio, since there was no justification for voting for him.
* MsFanservice
* NonGamePlayElimination
* OneSteveLimit: With Kelly B.
* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: Purple Kelly. (Even after Kelly B. was voted off!)
* OutOfFocus: Possibly done by the editors as revenge for quitting - especially since she didn't do anything to impact the game like [=NaOnka=] did. Kelly managed to have less screentime than the victims of [[CreatorsPet Rob, Russell, and Coach's Reign of terror.]]
* PurpleIsPowerful: Subverted big time.
* TwoFirstNames: Albeit one sounds foreign.
* TheVoiceless: Probably had fewer confessionals than anyone in Survivor history who got as far as she did. Inadvertently {{lampshaded}} by Fabio when they wind up in conversation on a reward trip, and he remarks that she never seems to say anything.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:[=NaOnka=] Mixon]]

* TheBully
* TheBrute: For Brenda's Alliance.
* EvilTeacher: She's a ''gym teacher''.
* HairTriggerTemper
* ItsAllAboutMe
* JerkAss
** JerkAssWoobie: Came across as this near the end, especially when it got hard for her and she felt like quitting.
** JerkJock: She is a gym teacher after all.
** JerkWithAHeartOfJerk
* KickTheDog: Even after announcing that she was going to quit the game at the next tribal council, she refused to step out of a reward so that her whole tribe could get some much-needed food. Holly, who had been desperate to finally get a reward, volunteered to make the sacrifice in her place.
** Her treatment of Kelly B is generally this.
* NonGamePlayElimination
* PetTheDog: She's the SitComArchNemesis to Fabio. However, at one point, she actually ''pulls him aside'' at a Reward challenge to get him on board with a blindside (Which [[WorthyOpponent was agreed on as being a good move by Fabio]]), and later on, she casts her vote for Fabio to win.
* TheResenter
* SassyBlackWoman
* SitComArchNemesis: With Fabio.
* SmugSnake
* SpannerInTheWorks: Her quitting utterly destroyed Sash's ideal final two, given that she was an easy goat to use.
* TokenEvilTeammate: In an alliance with GrayAndGrayMorality, [=NaOnka=]'s [[JerkAss behavior]] stands out.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Brenda Lowe]]

* AffablyEvil
* AloofDarkHairedGirl
* TheCharmer
* TheChessmaster
* DiscOneFinalBoss: Like Marty, an extremely competent player taken out right at the merge.
* FemmeFatale
* HoistByHerOwnPetard: Got blindsided by everyone when they saw her as a threat.
* [[ManipulativeBastard Manipulative Bitch]]
* MsFanservice
* ShipTease: With Chase.
* ShockingElimination
* SpicyLatina: Although, based on looks alone, her ethnic make-up seems pretty [[AmbiguouslyBrown ambiguous]]. She's described as Asian by at least one fellow castaway.
** WordOfGod confirms she's [[ButNotTooForeign half-Chinese, half-Bolivian]].
* TwoferTokenMinority: As stated above, she is Asian(Chinese) and Hispanic(Bolivian).
* TheVamp
* WorthyOpponent: Was viewed as this by pretty much everyone, especially Marty.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Marty Piombo]]

* AffablyEvil
* {{Badass}}
** BadassBaritone
** BadassBeard
* TheChessmaster: He even claims (to Fabio) to be a literal one. He was making it up, although Fabio apparently bought it.
* CoolOldGuy
* DiabolusExMachina: Was ''totally'' screwed by the unexpected tribal switch, after meticulously maneuvering himself into control of his tribe. Up to that point he was arguably a favorite to win the game. Afterwards he was basically a dead player walking, although he did manage to barter his immunity idol for a temporary stay of execution until the merge.
* DiscOneFinalBoss: One of the most competent players, taken right out at the merge.
* LargeHam
* IntergenerationalFriendship: With Fabio.
* TheManBehindTheMan: Definitely seemed to be TheLeader of Espada, but nominated Tyrone to be the team leader, possibly for this reason.
* ManipulativeBastard
* TheStrategist
* TallDarkAndSnarky
* TrueCompanions: With Jill.
* WoundedGazelleGambit: It failed.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Alina Wilson]]

* TheCutie
* InformedAbility: At merge, she's public enemy number one. Exactly ''why''?! Chances are, she was just annoying people.
* MsFanservice
* {{Red Headed Hero}}ine
* TwoFirstNames
[[/folder]]

!Evicted

[[folder:Jill Behm]]

* CoolOldLady: Actually won the first individual immunity challenge.
* TheMedic
* NiceGirl
* {{Red Headed Hero}}ine
* TrueCompanions: With Marty, throughout the entire pre-merge.
* WeHardlyKnewYe: Eliminated at the worst possible time. Got no screentime at the reunion (there's even rumors she didn't even attend the reunion).
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Yve Rojas]]

* AbsurdlyYouthfulMother
* AloofDarkHairedGirl
* CoolOldLady
* MsFanservice
* OlderThanTheyLook: She's ''41''.
* OutOfFocus
* SpicyLatina
* WeHardlyKnewYe: Yve was eliminated at perhaps the worst time in the game. The first two or so survivors are at least spoken to at the reunion - people eliminated right before the merge? Almost never see them unless it was a ShockingElimination of some kind or NonGameplayElimination. Jeff Probst didn't even ''look'' at her at the reunion. Shame since she probably had the best chance of winning next to Jane on her tribe.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Kelly Bruno]]

* AloofDarkHairedGirl
* ArtificialLimbs
* ButtMonkey
* TheChewToy: For [=NaOnka=].
* HandicappedBadass: Holds world records in amputee running.
* InspirationallyDisadvantaged
* OneSteveLimit: With Purple Kelly.
* TwoFirstNames
* YouGoGirl
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Tyrone Davis]]

* {{Badass}}
** BadassBeard
* BaldBlackLeaderGuy
* BaldOfAwesome
* CoolOldGuy
* OlderThanTheyLook: He's ''42''.
* ShockingElimination
* TeamDad
* YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Jimmy Tarantino]]

* TheComplainerIsAlwaysWrong
* GlorySeeker
* {{Jerkass}}
* NamesTheSame: Occasionally called ''J.T.'' by his teammates.
* OneSteveLimit: With Jimmy J.
* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: Jimmy T.
* SourSupporter
* SmugSnake
* SurroundedByIdiots: His feelings about Espada tribe
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Jimmy Johnson]]

* AFatherToHisMen
* AlliterativeName
* CoolOldGuy
* DeadStarWalking: Was used heavily in promotions for the season, but only manages to make it three episodes before being voted out.
* HeyItsThatGuy: He's a Super Bowl-winning head coach.
* NamesTheSame: Occasionally called ''Coach'' by his teammates. Also, some may confuse him with another well known Jimmie Johnson
* OneSteveLimit: With Jimmy T.
* PromotedFanboy
* SomethingCompletelyDifferent: He showed absolutely no interest in playing the game, and was just there for the "experience." He even said that if he won, he would donate the million dollars to charity.
* TheStrategist
* TeamDad
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Shannon Elkins]]

* TheCassandra: He does call Chase out for floating between multiple alliances and going back on their deal. Which Chase does several times throughout the course of the game.
* EstablishingCharacterMoment: [[WhatAnIdiot Asking Sash if he was gay.]]
* GenderBlenderName
* HotBlooded
* JerkAss
* JerkJock
* SacrificialLion
* TallDarkAndSnarky
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Wendy [=DeSmidt=]-Kohlhoff]]

* [[FarmBoy Farm Girl]]
* NiceHat: And skirt.
* ScheherezadeGambit: It failed.
* TalkativeLoon: It's especially obvious when she has probably the longest confessional in Survivor history explaining how she'd probably get out because she talks too much.
[[/folder]]