Corporal Vale is stationed at the Crossroads. He overlooks some troops' training from atop a small rise in the land, southwest of the fast travel point. There is a dirt path leading up to his position. He must be spoken to at least once as part of The Threat Remains.
- A Healing Hand
- East Road Bandits
- Hunger Pangs
- In the Elements
- Apostates in Witchwood (not required after completing In Your Heart Shall Burn)
- Templars to the West (not required after completing In Your Heart Shall Burn)
Once all those are complete, speak to him again.
- Corporal Vale: The Inquisition might be able to make use of them, if you had a mind to.
- (All subsequent approval changes will occur regardless of who is in the active party.)
- Recruit the skilled. (Capable volunteers will join the Inquisition as new agents.)
- Additional rewards: Power +1, Influence +50, Vale's Irregulars acquired for Cullen
- They can bring in gold. (Refugees will bring in coin for an immediate gold reward.)
- Additional reward: Gold (80 – 120)
- Grow our reputation. (Refugees will spread tales of the Inquisition's work for a gain in power.)
- Additional reward: Influence +80
Mother Giselle will recognize the Inquisition's aid in the Hinterlands, and her dialogue in reply to the Inquisitor, asking about the state of the people ("How are people elsewhere?"), will change to a more positive statement regarding the refugees. This will only happen, after the Irregulars' help was accepted.