Battle in the Dale
The Hobbit: On the Doorstep#77 (x1)
3A-B (8)

As soon as the host of their enemies was dense in the valley, they sent against it a shower of arrows, and each flickered as it fled as if with stinging fire. Behind the arrows a thousand of their spearmen leapt down and charged. The yells were deafening. The rocks were stained black with goblin blood. -The Hobbit


Players cannot advance from this stage unless stage 2 and stage 4 are complete.

Forced: If there is no progress on this stage at the end of the round, the first player adds the topmost enemy in the discard pile to the staging area, if able.