Stenhousemuir progressed to the second round of the Ramsdens Cup on penalties after a 4-4 thriller at Ochilview.
Goals from Robert Linn and David Banjo sandwiched between a Sean Higgins strike saw the visitors lead 2-1.
Stenhousemuir's John Gemmell sent the game into extra-time. Steven Milne nudged Arbroath ahead but Errol Douglas equalised.
Gemmell's second was cancelled out by Ross Chisholm before Lee Sibanda missed the crucial spot kick.