Survivors Note is an artifact that can be found in the chapter "The Suburbs". It is part of a series of notes detailing Ish and his group's lives and perspectives since the outbreak of the Cordyceps Brain Infection.


Note: All punctuation and capitalization are typed up as it appears in the game, when you choose to read it in text-form.

One open door. That's all it took. One of us forgot to close a door and a horde of those monsters entered our camp. We shut them in there and wrote a warning on the outside.

Susan and a couple of the kids are with me. As far as I know, we're the only survivors. I had to hold Susan so she wouldn't run back in there — go back for the bodies. It's just too dangerous. She lost her children, and I have no clue what to say to her.

Every part of my being just wants to give up. It'd be so easy to surrender to this world. I can't do that, though. I have too much faith in humanity.

I've seen that we're still capable of good. We can make it. I have to stay strong... For her.

— Ish



  • If the player looks closely at the note before picking it up, they can see that the artifact does not match the image seen when viewed from Joel's inventory. Instead the artifact appears to be the Looting Note.[1][2]


  1. Looting Note
  2. Gallery File:Survivors_note_table_2.jpg


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