Inquire is Alfyn's Path Action in Octopath Traveler. This ability allows Alfyn to obtain information from townsfolk by chatting with them. When you talk to someone, you may be awarded one of various benefits. This Path Action is the noble counterpart to Cyrus' Path Action, Scrutinize. The information and benefits obtainable from both Inquire and Scrutinize are the same; if you Inquire someone, you will not need to Scrutinize them and vice versa.
Benefits of inquiring include discounts at various stores, extra items available at shops or the location of a hidden treasure. When attempting to Inquire, you will need to be a certain level to gain the information. The greater the potential benefit, the higher the required level.