Derek Holmes' injury-time goal for Arbroath denied Forfar Athletic victory.
Neither side offered much going forward in scrappy first half.
The breakthrough came on 74 minutes when Dale Hilson fired into the net from the edge of the box.
But Holmes netted from close range to secure the visitors a draw.
Forfar: Hamilton, Sellars (Dunlop 86), Bolochoweckyj, Tulloch, Iain Campbell, Ross Campbell (King 87), Craigen (Fotheringham 71), Robertson, Hilson, Templeman, Swankie. Subs Not Used: Scott, Motion.
Booked: Craigen, Swankie.
Goals: Hilson 74.
Arbroath: Bullock, Baxter, Malcolm, Keddie, Hamilton, Sibanda, Scott Robertson, Currie (Kerr 75), Gribben (Holmes 81), Birse (Rennie 61),Doris. Subs Not Used: Hill, Sheerin.
Goals: Holmes 90.
Ref: Iain Brines