John Cena spends quality time with the remaining contestants and reveals personal information about himself. During the challenge, contestants discover that they must remember everything John told them in order to win.
With a double elimination on the horizon, one cadre approaches another about forming an alliance, leaving the other two upset. This week's challenge is all about aggression and for the first time, each team gets the opportunity to knock another team into elimination by directly competing against each other.
The cadres compete for their team and the winning team's contestants will choose who enters elimination. At camp, tensions rise as some feel betrayed by gossip being spread, and at the elimination challenge, both a contestant and a cadre's fate are at risk.
Competitors race to an array of boxes and choose between helping themselves or helping their teams, and while certain outcomes may be beneficial for some, others are worried about change, which creates drama between both the contestants and the cadre.
New challenges emphasize love and priorities, testing each team's strategic skills as they tackle prize puzzles. Later: two contestants get closer to each other, complicating the elimination challenge.
The cadre appoint team captains, who lead their teams in a boat race while their teammates are blindfolded. Later, one contestant makes a shocking revelation; host John Cena surprises one competitor with a heart-felt field trip; and three rival contestants face off in the elimination challenge.