While the Giant Claws can't pierce its hide, they do drive it back for a bit.
Stockade's gas mask lay at her feet, the lenses shattered.
The flame eats the candies swiftly, and burns even brighter.
"Then that must be your focus." Stockade collapses to one knee briefly, but picks himself up. He's dripping with blood, "Use your flight, burn any candies you can find."
(Not quite, we're facing gremlins and ogres, you can bring someone other than Flare if you'd like, but still only one character.)