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|Namesake:|| Falsely claimed to be|
Micronesian for "good"
by Erik Reichenbach
|Tribe Type:||Merged Tribe|
|Day Formed:||Day 22|
|Tribes Merged:|| Airai|
|Lowest Placing Member:||Eliza Orlins (10/20)|
|Highest Placing Member:||Parvati Shallow (Winner)|
Dabu has no insignia.
Largely controlled by the all-female Black Widow Brigade, Dabu saw the first all-female final four after a series of devastating blindsides. Their tribe color was green.
- ►► Alexis Jones, a motivational speaker from Los Angeles, California.
- ►►» Amanda Kimmel, from China, best known for orchestrating James Clement's elimination by ousting him without using his two Hidden Immunity Idols.
- ►►» Cirie Fields, from Panama, remembered for being a fish out of water, but made it far because of her superb strategic and social skills.
- ►►» Eliza Orlins, from Vanuatu, known for being the paranoid law student with very expressive facial gestures and also a former member of Ami Cusack's imploded all-girl alliance.
- ►► Erik Reichenbach, an ice cream scooper from Pinckney, Michigan.
- ►►» James Clement, from China, memorable for being voted out without using either of his two Hidden Immunity Idols.
- ►► Jason Siska, a gymnastics coach from Spring Grove, Illinois.
- ►► Natalie Bolton, a personal trainer from Los Angeles, California.
- ►►» Ozzy Lusth, from Cook Islands, memorable for his impressive challenge performance and underdog comeback.
- ►►» Parvati Shallow, from Cook Islands, known for her flirtatious and bubbly personality.
In I'm in Such a Hot Pickle! (Episode 9), the two tribes of Malakal and Airai merged. Erik Reichenbach thought up the name Dabu, telling everyone it meant good in Micronesian. In reality he just thought is was a cool word so the tribe became Dabu, featuring six favorites and four fans. The favorites had the numbers, but Parvati did not trust Eliza at all since Eliza had targeted her previously. With Parvati's original alliance of herself, James, Ozzy, Cirie, and Amanda, her new alliance of herself, Amanda, Natalie, and Alexis, and Ozzy trusting Erik, that left Jason and Eliza on the outside, but Jason told Eliza that he had the idol. Things got temporarily complicated for Amanda when Parvati included her in a new alliance without her knowing, and with Alexis growing closer to Ozzy. Jason won the first Immunity Challenge. Jason revealed his idol which was actually a fake that Ozzy made, which frustrated Eliza. However, she decided to play it anyway, much to the amusement of Ozzy. Eliza was voted off by a vote of 8-2, becoming the first Jury member.
In I Promise... (Episode 10), the castaways were split into two teams for the Reward Challenge. The team of Amanda, Erik, Jason, and Ozzy won the reward. Cirie was sent to Exile Island. Parvati won the second individual Immunity Challenge. Ozzy was blindsided by a vote of 5-4, becoming the second Jury member.
In I'm Ruthless... and Have a Smile on My Face (Episode 11), the Survivor Auction was held, with Jason being exiled. Erik won the Immunity Challenge. Jason was voted off by a vote of 4-3-1, becoming the third member of the jury.
In I'm Gonna Fix Her! (Episode 12), Alexis win the Reward Challenge. Alexis invites Cirie and Natalie on the reward. Amanda is exiled. Erik wins the Immunity Challenge. James is evacuated due to medical reasons and becomes the fourth Jury member. Amanda uses the Hidden Immunity Idol she found on Exile Island, which proves to save herself, negating the four votes against her. Alexis was voted off by a vote of 2-0, becoming the fifth Jury member.
In If It Smells Like a Rat, Give It Cheese (Episode 13), Erik wins the Reward Challenge and invites Amanda to partake in it. Erik wins his third straight Immunity Challenge. At the Tribal Council, Erik mistakenly gives his necklace to Natalie, and the four girls eliminate Erik, making him the sixth Jury member.
In the season finale Stir the Pot! (Episode 14), the four-girl alliance must face off against each other. Amanda wins the last two Immunity Challenges. Natalie found herself on the outs as the last fan standing, and is voted off by a vote of 3-1, becoming the seventh Jury member. The final three are shocked to learn that there would be a final 2 this season. At the penultimate Tribal Council, Amanda casts the only ballot, and based on her friendship with Parvati and how difficult going up against Cirie in the Final 2 would be, she sends Cirie to Jury, making her the eighth and last Jury member. The final two of Amanda and Parvati face the jury.
At the Survivor: Micronesia - Fans vs. Favorites Reunion Show, Parvati is announced the winner by a vote of 5-3.
- Erik Reichenbach chose the tribe name. He claimed that it was Micronesian for "good", but later admitted in a confessional that he made the name up.
- Unknown to many, "dabu" is a real word from a Micronesian language. It actually means "ladle". However, the official language of the Micronesian region is English.
- Erik also designed and painted the tribe flag.
- Dabu is one of 5 merged tribes to enter the merge with half of the entire cast remaining. The other 4 tribes were, Chuay Jai, Chaboga Mogo, Nobag, and Yin Yang.