what do thorin and the rest of the dwarves hope to accomplish on their quest?

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luannw eNotes educator| Certified Educator

Thorin particularly wants the Arkenstone, a special piece of the treasure that Smaug has taken over and is guarding. Thorin also hopes to become King Under the Mountain.  The rest of the dwarves want to share in the treasure.

renelane eNotes educator| Certified Educator

They want to go and take back Thorin's father's treasure from the dragon , Smaug.