Odd Shaped Bottoms
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Recurring Survivor Challenge
Description: A recurring puzzle challenge
Appearances: One World
Blood vs. Water

Odd Shaped Bottoms is a recurring challenge from Survivor.


Survivors must race across a ladder while maneuvering a bag of blocks along with them.  When they reach the end, they would use the blocks inside to solve a puzzle, so the top of the puzzle is completely flat and level.


The challenge debuted in Survivor: One World, where it was split into two rounds. In the first round the 11 contestants had to race across a ladder bridge, maneuvering bags of puzzle pieces along the way. The first four castaways to get all their bags across the bridge moved on to the second round. In round two the contestants would ust the puzzle pieces in the bags to complete a 60 piece puzzle. Alicia, Jay, Kim, and Troyzan moved on to the final stage where Jay came from behind to take the win.

The challenge reappeared in Survivor: Blood vs. Water, as the third duel in which Candice and John beat Marissa to continue on Redemption Island.


Episode Challenge Type Winner
One World
"Just Annihilate Them"
Individual Immunity S24 jay t
Jay Byars
Blood vs. Water
"One Armed Dude and Three Moms"
Duel S27 candice tS27 john t
Candice & John



  • Each time this challenge was used, Kat Edorsson was present.
    • However, she only competed in the challenge during its debut appearance. She observed the challenge at Redemption Island Arena the second time.