To gain an Oriental Sword for your character, play the "Temple Terror" level. Get up to the part where you are sealed in the corridor with the two archers and enemies are coming from the wall. Open the chest on the side and you will swap your cutlasses for glowing Oriental Blades.
First, kill the soldiers,then make Jack light up big poles with his flaming sword. When the Captain comes out use X, not square to slash his back 3 times in a row. Quickly move out of the way or else he will hit you. Keep doing that until all the metal is gone. Then make Jack do his flaming sword on the middle pole.
On your way back from the booby-trapped gold you will run into a small river. At that point you look around and see a spider web and plant gate on the river. Cut through it and there will be a chest, open it and you will get better swords that glow white.
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