The contents are:
A Plain Manila Envelope with "The Battle of The Five Armies" and a drawing of a giant eagle with a mountain printed upon it. A copyright by Larry Smith and further down is the text "A LORE Product Div. of JMJ Enterprises".
a beige Mapsheet-19 inches by 25 inches with 2 color graphics mostly brown with some blue with grid co-ordinates along the edges.
146-counters: Black printing on white for "good" units and white on black for "evil" forces. The counters have some descriptive print to distinguish them such as Dw(arves), Gob(lins), Warg, Men, Elves, Eagle, plus some individuals-G(andalf), Beorn, Bard, Dain, Thorin and the Elf King.
The rules booklet is 5-1/2 inches by 8 inches and has the Reinforcement Schedule, Optional Rules, Scenarios Set-up, the Terrain Effects Chart, Army Morale Chart, addendum for "Under the Mountain" effects, Combat Results Table, Missile Effects Chart, and Morale Stack Chart.
A 6-sided and 10-sided die are needed but not provided and Players must also provide their own turn record.