Hayate (ハヤテ, Hayate) is a ninja and the eighteenth master of the Mugen Tenshin Ninja Clan. He is eldest child and only son of his parents, making him Kasumi's older brother, and Ayane's older half-brother. He is also friends and allies with Ryu Hayabusa.

Although he was first mentioned in the first Dead or Alive in 1996, Hayate's official debut appearance was in the 1999 title Dead or Alive 2 as Ein; a amnesiac Karate master. He regained his memory during the second game and finally appeared as himself in 2001 for Dead or Alive 3



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