1A Setup: Search the encounter deck for Smaug the Golden, Smaug the Magnificent, The Lonely Mountain, and A Bare Patch. Set Smaug the Magnificent and A Bare Patch aside, out of play. Add Smaug the Golden and The Lonely Mountain to the staging area. Shuggle the five Erebor treasure cards and stack them facedown under The Lonely Mountain.
1B Skip the Quest phase.
Forced: At the end of round, advance to stage 2.