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The Cataclysm: New World is the seventeenth season of the fictional reality competition series The Cataclysm. It is the first season since Honduras to begin without factions. It is also the first season ever to not include teams of any sort.

Taking place in the Polynesian island country of Tokelau, nine men and nine women compete in the ultimate test of strength, endurance, and intelligence in order to be the "last one standing" and claim the $2,000,000 prize.

Contestants Karim Gibbs and Aliyah Nash returned to compete on The Cataclysm: Immortals - Champions Vs. Avengers. Charlotte Pearce would later return to compete on The Cataclysm: Vietnam. Jackson King returned to compete on The Cataclysm XXV. Nash competed a third time on The Ultimate Cataclysm. Curtis Moreno would later return for The Cataclysm: Resurrection II.

Format Edit

  • Exemption Challenge: The Cataclysm's immunity challenge. The winner(s) of this challenge is exempt from elimination.
  • Ballot: The Cataclysm's elimination round. Those nominated to face the ballot risk being eliminated.
  • Medallions: In addition to the Resurrection Medallion, the other medallions available to use are: the Fire Medallion, which allows the holder to instantly nominate a player for the ballot, and the Chaos Medallion, which allows the holder to erase the ballot nominations and leave all the players up for elimination, excluding the holder of the chaos medallion and the exemption challenge winner.

New Features and Twists Edit

  • New World: For the first time in series history, all contestants compete individually from the start. All 18 contestants are isolated on one island. Together they must establish a living area and must win individual challenges to guarantee safety.
  • Open ballot: As part of the New World twist, all contestants not exempt from elimination are automatically nominated for the ballot.
  • New World Exemption: At each Exemption Challenge during the New World stage, a select number of people will be safe. The winners of the Exemption Challenge will not nominate any players for the ballot and they will not be able to cast a vote at the ballot.

Contestants Edit

Contestant Age Original Stage Solo Stage Finish
Lydia Herring Lydianw 28 New World 1st Eliminated

18th Place

Jasmine Coleman Jasminenw 21 2nd Eliminated

17th Place

Hee-Sun "Sunny" Nae Heesunnw 22 3rd Eliminated

16th Place

Tyron "Ty" Frank Tyronnw 30 4th Eliminated

15th Place

Curtis Moreno Curtisnw 31 5th Eliminated

14th Place

Isaac de Leve Isaacnw 26 6th Eliminated

13th Place

Aliyah Nash Aliyahnw 22 Individual 7th Eliminated

12th Place

1st Jury Member

Karla Porter Karlanw 34 8th Eliminated

11th Place

2nd Jury Member

Esther Medeiros Esthernw 32 9th Eliminated

10th Place

3rd Jury Member

George May Georgenw 35 10th Eliminated

9th Place

4th Jury Member

Sofia Diaz Sofianw 24 11th Eliminated

8th Place

5th Jury Member

Eduardo Reynolds Eduardonw 29 12th Eliminated

7th Place

6th Jury Member

Kelly Williams Kellynw 22 13th Eliminated

6th Place

7th Jury Member

Charlotte Pearce Charlottenw 27 14th Eliminated

5th Place

8th Jury Member

Jordan Smalls Jordannw 22 15th Eliminated

4th Place

9th Jury Member

Xavier Lopez Xaviernw 25 2nd Runner-Up

2 Votes

Jackson King Jacksonnw 30 Runner-Up

3 Votes

Karim Gibbs Karimnw 30 Winner of The Cataclysm

4 Votes

Episode Progress Edit

Legend
WINNER The contestant won The Cataclysm.
Runner-Up The contestant finished in 2nd place.
2nd Runner-Up The contestant finished in 3rd place.
WIN The contestant won the Exemption Challenge (Solo Stage), and nominated three opposing players for the voting ballot.
WIN The contestant won the Exemption Challenge and was immune from elimination.
SAFE The contestant was not exempt and survived the ballot. The contestants did not win the Exemption Challenge, but was not nominated for the ballot (Solo Stage).
LOW The contestant faced the voting ballot, was nominated for the ballot (Solo Stage), received the lowest number of votes, and survived.
BTM The contestant faced the voting ballot, was nominated for the ballot (Solo Stage), and received the second highest number of votes.
ELIM The contestant received the highest number of votes, was nominated for the ballot (Solo Stage) and was subsequently eliminated.
Contestant Episode
1 2 3 4 5 6 7* 8* 9* 10 11* 12 13* 14 15 16
Karim Lydia Jasmine Sunny Ty Curtis WIN Aliyah Karla Kelly George Sofia* Eduardo Kelly Charlotte Jordan WINNER
Jackson Lydia WIN Sunny WIN Curtis Isaac Aliyah Karla WIN Jordan Sofia Eduardo WIN Charlotte Jordan Runner-Up
Xavier Lydia WIN Sunny Aliyah Curtis Isaac Aliyah* Karla Esther George Sofia WIN Kelly* Charlotte WIN 2nd Runner-Up
Jordan Lydia Jasmine Sunny WIN Aliyah Isaac Aliyah Karla Esther* George Sofia Eduardo Kelly WIN Karim Karim
Charlotte WIN Jasmine WIN Aliyah Curtis WIN Aliyah Karla Esther George WIN Eduardo Jordan Karim Karim
Kelly Eduardo Jasmine Sunny WIN Aliyah Isaac Aliyah WIN Esther George Sofia Eduardo Jordan Karim
Eduardo Lydia Jasmine Sunny WIN WIN Isaac Jordan Karla Kelly WIN Sofia Karim Jackson
Sofia Lydia Jasmine Kelly Ty WIN Jackson WIN Karla* Kelly Jordan Jackson Karim
George Eduardo Aliyah Isaac Ty Curtis Isaac Aliyah Esther Esther Jordan Xavier
Esther Eduardo Aliyah Isaac Ty Jordan Jackson Jordan Karla Kelly Jackson
Karla Eduardo Aliyah Isaac Ty Curtis Jackson Aliyah Esther Xavier
Aliyah Lydia Jasmine WIN Ty Jordan Jackson Jordan Jackson
Isaac WIN WIN Sunny Aliyah Jordan Jackson
Curtis WIN WIN WIN WIN Jordan
Ty Lydia Jasmine WIN Aliyah
Sunny Eduardo Aliyah Isaac
Jasmine WIN Aliyah
Lydia Eduardo

Notes Edit

  • On Episode 7, Xavier played the Fire Medallion, and nominated Aliyah for the voting ballot.
  • On Episode 8, Sofia played the Resurrection Medallion, thus voiding her nomination in the voting ballot.
  • On Episode 9, Jordan played the Chaos Medallion, thus nominating everyone into the ballot excluding himself.
  • On Episode 11, Karim played the Resurrection Medallion, thus voiding his nomination in the voting ballot.
  • On Episode 13, Xavier played the Resurrection Medallion, thus voiding his nomination in the voting ballot.
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