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For other characters with the same name, see Hot Dog Vendor (disambiguation).

The manager of the "Don Fachio" hot dog mega-franchise's Mazuri location. As the chain's most mysterious man, he knows how to mix up one high-volume, high-energy dog.

— Directory, Sonic Unleashed (Xbox 360/PlayStation 3)

The Hot Dog Vendor (ホットドッグ屋 Hotto Doggu-ya?) is a character that appears in the Xbox 360/PlayStation 3 version of Sonic Unleashed. He is a human resident of Mazuri who manages the local Don Fachio hot dog stand, a worldwide hot dog mega-franchise, which is simply known as "Don Fachio's Mazuri". Just like his co-workers, he is a skilled hot dog cook.

Chili Dog specialty

The Hot Dog Vendor's specialty is the Scorcher Dog (灼熱ホットドッグ Shakunetsu Hotto Doggu?, lit. "Scorching Heat Hot Dog"), a type of customized Chili Dog that is supposed to give its consumer a surge of strength, and which gives Sonic seventy Experience Points when eaten. He will however only sell these Scorcher Dogs to those who can clear his Missions. In the game, he hands out Missions for Sonic to clear and rewards him with up to three Scorcher Dogs if he manages to pass them.


The Hot Dog Vendor's missions revolve around testing the player on the basic gameplay found in Sonic Unleashed. His mission sets are split up between Sonic the Hedgehog's gameplay and Sonic the Werehog's gameplay, which can be accessed during their respective time of day.

If Sonic manages to clear one of these missions, the Hot Dog Vendor will award Sonic with a Scorcher Dog. He will however only award Sonic once for each different mission when clearing them for the first time. He will however hand more Scorcher Dogs out, the higher level the mission that Sonic passes has; for his level 1 missions, he will give Sonic one Scorcher Dog, for his level 2 missions, he will give him two Scorcher Dogs and for his level 3 missions, he will give him three Scorcher Dogs.


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