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Learning to make certain effects?

I am looking to make the destruction effect shown within the video at 4:25 - 4:30 in which the “boar” explodes into the triangular type shards. I was wondering as to whether anyone had any ideas or tutorials that would help me in regards to similar effects.
http://www.dubbedepisodes.org/sword-art-online-episode-1-english-dubbed

Thanks